Taking critically questions of race, caste, class, nationality, and gender, we’ll think about what a queer orientation to those hegemonic constructions may be and what it might reveal. Thinking through the ways experiences of gender and sexuality were iterated and experienced across instances and spaces will assist us suppose through the specifics of each textual content (and its contexts) while additionally following threads and connections beyond. We will read fiction, old and new, corresponding to Untouchable , The God of Small Things , and A Life Apart , in addition to watch films ranging from indie films like Chitrangada to Bollywood rom-coms like Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhan . Sarah Lawrence students strategy film, initially, as an art.
The College’s movie history courses take social, cultural, and historical contexts under consideration; however films themselves are the main focus of examine and discussion. Students seek artistic value equally in Hollywood films, artwork … Read MoreRead More