30%-- Provocations: 4 Response Papers (3-5 pages). Additionally, students will contribute to the courses online forums.
30%-- Attendance and Participation
40%-- Literature Review Project: 1) Annotated Bibliography, 2) Review Essay Select 8-10 recent books and articles; no more than three can be drawn from our required reading. Write an essay that a) situates them in the history of feminist and queer theory, and b) identifies and explores several key concepts applicable to each work under review. The essay should be 9-12 pages long and is due at the beginning of the final exam period. For models of review essays, see Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 3 A panel presentation during final exam period.