Section 1: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00-5:40 PM

Professor: G Patterson

This seminar will offer a survey of the interdisciplinary discipline of queer rhetorics. During the summer session we will consider the following questions: (1) What does queer mean, and how might that shift our relationship to thinking about rhetoric? (2) What counts as a queer issue, and who determines what counts as a queer issue? (3) How are queer people represented, and not represented, in various publics? (4) In what ways might a rhetorician queer pedagogical scholarship? (5) In what ways might a rhetorician queer research methods? (6) And, finally, how are queer issues always already inter-animated with discussions about race, ethnicity, class, citizenship, ability, gender, gender performance, and gender identity?

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