Faculty Committee: Maurizia Boscagli, Julie Carlson, Bishnupriya Ghosh, L. O. Aranye Fradenburg, Glyn Salton-Cox
Gloria Anzaldua, Borderlands Part I
Leo Bersani, "Is the Rectum a Grave?"
Rosie Braidotti, Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory
Judith Butler, Gender Trouble
Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, Book 1: Facts and Myths
Rosemary Hennessy, Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse
Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. 1
Sigmund Freud, Three Essays on the Theory of Sexulaity, "Female Sexuality," "Femininity," "On Narcissism"
Donna Haraway, "The Cyborg Manifesto"
Julia Kristeva, "Women's Time:
Jacques Lacan, "The Mirror Stage," Seminar XX: On Feminine Sexuality
Herbert Marcuse, "On the Affirmative Character of Culture"
Gayle Rubin, "The Traffic in Women"
Eve Kosofsky Sedgewick, "Introduction" to The Epistemology of the Closet, "Jane Austen and the Masturbating Girl" from Tendencies
Valerie Solanas, SCUM Manifesto
Hortense Spillers, "Momma's Baby, Papa's Maybe"
Gayatri Chakavorty Spivak, "Can the Subaltern Speak?"
Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Single Author Books
Michele Barrett, Chapters 1 & 2 from Women's Oppression Today
Lauren Berlant, "Introduction to Cruel Optimism
Leo Bersani, Homos, Prologue, Chapters 1, 2
Judith Butler, "Melancholy Gender/Refused Identification" and "Psychic Inceptions: Melancholy, Ambivalence, Rage," from The Psychic Life of Power
Angela Davis, "The Legacy of Slavery: Standards for a New Womanhood"
Teresa De Lauretis, "The Technology of Gender"
Mary Anne Doan, Femme Fatales, Chapters I and II
Lee Edelman, "Homoegraphesis" and "Tearooms and Sympathy" from Homoeographsis ---No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive, Introduction
Kevin Floyd, The Reification of Desire, Introduction, Chap. 1 and Conclusion
Ruth Frankenberg, "Growing Up White: The Social Geography of Race"
Roderick Ferguson, Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queers of Color Critique
Elizabeth Grosz, Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism
Judith Halberstam, "Introduction: Low Theory" from The Queer Art of Failure --- "Transgender/Butch: The Butch/FTM Wars and the Masculine Continuum"
David Halparin, What do Gay Men Want? , Michael Warner's afterward, optional
Luce Irigaray, "Any Theory of the Subject Has Always Been Appropriated by the Masculine," from Speculum of the Other Woman; "Women on the Market," and "This Sex Which is Not One," from This Sex is not One
Julia Kristeva, "Stabat Mater," "Might Universality be our Forgiveness" and "Psychoanalysis as Counterdepressant," "Approaching Abjection" in Powers of Horror
Heather Love, "Emotional Rescue: The Demands of Queer History" from Feeling Backwards
Kobena Mercer, Chapters 5, 6 from Welcome to the Jungle
Trihn T. Minh-ha, "Introduction" from Woman, Native, Other
Jose Esteban Munoz, "Performing Disidentifications" from Disidentifications, Cruising Utopia (complete)
Jacqueline Rose, Women in Dark Times Part 1 and 2
Gayatri Chakavorty Spivak, Ch. 4 & 7 in Outside in the Teaching Machine and "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism"
Sara Ahmed, "Orientations: Toward Objects" (from Queer Phenomenology)
Lauren Berlant, "Sex Without Love"
Lauren Berlant and Michael Warner, "Sex in Public"
Judith Butler, "Against Proper Objects"
Hazel Carby, "White Women Listen! Black Feminism and the Boundaries of Sisterhood"
Mel Chen, "Language and Mattering Humans" (from Queer Animacies)
Douglas Crimp, "AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism"
Silvia Federici, "Precarious Labor: A Feminist Perspective"
Elizabeth Freeman, "Introduction: Queer and Not Now" (fromTime Binds)
Maria Lugones and Eilzabeth Spelman, "Have We Got a Theory for You! Feminist Theory, Cultural Imperialsim and the Demand for a 'Woman's Voice'"
Joseph Massad, "Reorienting Desire: The Gay Inernational and the Arab World"
Cherrie Moraga, "From a Long Line of Vendidas" from Loving in the War Years
Chandra Mohanty, "Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourse"
Elizabeth Povinelli, "Intimate Grammars"
Jasbir Puar, "The sexuality of terrorism"
Gayle Rubin, "Thinking Sex"
Chela Sandoval, "US Third World Feminism"
Joan Scott "The Evidence of Experience" from Conflicts in Feminism
Linda Singer, "Sex and the Logic of Late Capitalism" the Erotic Welfare
Paula Treichler, "AIDS: Homophobia and Biomedical Discourse"
Simon Watney, "The Spectacle of AIDS"
Michael Warner, "Introduction" to Fear of a Queer Planet
Patricia Williams, "On Being the Object of Property" fromThe Alchemy of Race
Monique Wittig, "The Straight Mind"