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Faculty Consortium on Sex, Gender and Sexuality

The Faculty Consortium on Sex, Gender and Sexuality is a group of faculty who teach courses related to sex, gender, and sexuality. This page provides information about faculty and the courses they teach, as well as gender-related events on campus.


Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium Lecture

"Structures of Unfeeling: Mysterious Skin"
Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 7 p.m.
Vollum Lecture Hall
Free and open to the public

Lauren Berlant teaches English at the University of Chicago, and is the author of the books Cruel Optimism and Desire/Love, and coauthor of Sex, or the Unbearable. In this talk, Berlant discusses flat affect, anachronism, and the history of the present.

Sponsored by the anthropology, art history, classics, dance, English, French, German, linguistics, music, philosophy, political science, religion, Russian, sociology, Spanish, and theatre departments; the Cooley Gallery; the Center for Teaching and Learning; Institutional Diversity; and the Dean of the Faculty.

2013-14 Sex, Gender and Sexuality Courses

Gender and Theatre (THEA 280). Kate Bredeson.
The Economics of Population, Gender and Race (ECON 364). Denise Hare.
The Anthropology of Sex and Gender (ANTH 344). Charlene Makely.

Faculty who teach about Sex, Gender, and Sexuality

Kara Becker, Linguistics.
Kate Bredeson, Theatre.
Kris Cohen, Art History.
Jacqueline Dirks, History.
Hannah Kosstrin, Dance.
Charlene Makely, Anthropology.
Tamara Metz, Political Science.
Michael Thomas Taylor, German.
Kjersten Whittington, Sociology.

Teaching Resources

Charlene Makley’s Sexism and Racism in Advertising Website.