Gender and Representation

In this course we will focus on feminist sociocultural analysis of representations of gender and sexuality. What does it mean to look at cultural products from a gender perspective? How do we explore sexuality through media and literature? Through an interdisciplinary critical approach we will look at representations of gender and sexuality in different media, film and literature. This course addresses the links between gender, sexuality and representation within a global context?including, but not limited to Japan and the United States.