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CENS 404 Gender and Nation: Women's State in Modern Central, Eastern and Northern European Literatures and Cultures

Cultural and social discourses of gender in literary works written in Central, Eastern and Northern Europe roughly between 1850 - 1930.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

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What is Europe? Sex, Text and Nation

The course will discuss the question of what constitutes European identity today, in the light of recent developments. We will begin by establishing a theoretical framework for our investigations, then proceed through a series of texts and films from Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia. Throughout we will be considering the troubled intersection of national and European identity with claims about sex and gender, ethnicity, culture and religion.