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David, Emmanuel Associate Professor

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  • Dr. David is an interdisciplinary feminist and queer studies scholar with a qualitative research focus on gender and globalization. He was a Fulbright Scholar in the Philippines, where he conducted ethnographic research for project that examines the intersections of gender, race, class, and sexuality.

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  • social inequality (race, class, gender, sexuality), cultural sociology, transgender studies, postcolonial studies, sociology of disasters, social movements, ethnography, qualitative methods

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Teaching

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  • ENGL 3796 - Queer Theory
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Surveys theoretical, critical, and historical writings in the context of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gay literature. Examines relationships among aesthetic, cultural and political agendas, and literary and visual texts of the 20th century. Same as LGBT 3796.
  • LGBT 2000 - Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Investigates the social and historical meanings of racial, gender, and sexual identities and their relationship to contemporary lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender communities. Same as WGST 2030.
  • LGBT 3796 - Queer Theory
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Surveys theoretical, critical, and historical writings in the context of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gay literature. Examines relationships among aesthetic, cultural and political agendas, and literary and visual texts of the 20th century. Same as ENGL 3796.
  • LGBT 3930 - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Internship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Matches selected students with supervised internships in university programs and advocacy groups, local businesses, human service or government agencies. Internships will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer issues, such as anti-violence programs, educational outreach, and civil rights initiatives. Recommended prerequisite: LGBT 2000.
  • LGBT 4400 - Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, this course examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation. Same as LGBT 5400 and WGST 4400 and WGST 5400.
  • WGST 2030 - Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Investigates the social and historical meanings of racial, gender, and sexual identities and their relationship to contemporary lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender communities. Same as LGBT 2000.
  • WGST 2600 - Gender, Race, and Class in a Global Context
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Examines the positionality of women in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, class and power relations in a global context.
  • WGST 4400 - Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation. Same as WGST 5400 and LGBT 4400 and LGBT 5400.
  • WGST 4950 - Honors Research
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    For qualified Women and Gender Studies majors working on the research phase of departmental honors. Department enforced prerequisite: overall GPA of 3.3.
  • WGST 5400 - Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation. Same as WGST 4400 and LGBT 4400 and LGBT 5400.
  • WGST 6796 - Queer Theories
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Explores key concepts and debates in the field of queer theory with an interdisciplinary focus on crosscutting issues (aesthetic, cultural, legal, medical, political and social) that shape queer subjectivities, practices and relations.

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