Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: DRA                                     Course Number: 247                                    
Course Title: Gender On Stage and Screen
Subject: Film
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course focuses on constructions of masculinity and femininity, sexual orientation, and gender roles in traditional, experimental, and popular performances created for stage and screen. Discussions center on how particular depictions reinforce or resist the standard gender culture. Performance genres to be examined may include theatre, dance, film, and television, as well as extra-theatrical performance and pop culture activities.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and SPE 113.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Cultural Studies: Fine Arts

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • Please contact department for course frequency.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: