AAST 272: Race, Gender, and Sexuality

cover of a pamphlet that reads

This course explores how black feminist and queer work on race, gender, and sexuality has been used to radically reimagine what a just world might look like. The course uses films, pamphlets, short stories, autobiographies and essays to demonstrate the specific impact that considerations of feminism and queerness have made on black radical traditions. 

Tongues Untied

This is a short clip from Marlon Riggs’ essay film “Tongues Untied.”

Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

This is a short clip from “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice” documentary that covers life and activism of Ida B. Wells during post-Reconstruction in the United States.

A Place of Rage Trailer