LGBTQ in Europe
Fall & Spring | 3 credits | Core course in Gender & Sexuality Studies
Core Course Week: a short study tour to Southern Sweden
Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin
Scandinavia was among the first to respond to the need to protect the rights of LGBTQ citizens and all Scandinavian countries have introduced gay marriage. New reproductive technologies open new forms of kinships and presents new ethical questions. Similarly, transgendered people raise claims for new conceptions of gendered citizenship. In this course you will explore the history of the LGBTQ movements in Scandinavia and study the cultural, social, and political aspects of LGBTQ life in modern Scandinavian societies.
M.A. and M.Phil from the CUNY Graduate Center in History and B.A. from Brown University in International Relations and Arabic. Andrew is a visiting scholar at Roskilde University and an ABD doctoral student at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center. With DIS since 2013.