Gender and Visual Culture

Subject code


Course Number



E. Rand

Course Long Title

Gender and Visual Culture

Cross Listed Courses


This course concerns gender in the making and viewing of visual culture, with emphasis on the later twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, and the roles of visual culture in the construction of gendered identities. Topics include the use of the visual in artistic, political, and historical representations of gendered people; queer and trans genderings; the visualization of gender in relation to race, ethnicity, nationality, class, age, sex, and sexuality; and matters of censorship, circulation, and resources that affect the cultural production of people oppressed and/or marginalized by sex and/or gender.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC]

Writing Credit


Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Africana: Gender), (AVC: Race, Sexuality, Gender)

INDS Program Relationship

IDAM - AMST Program, IDGS - GSS Program

GEC This Course Belongs To