Michael P. Brown
Examines theories and case studies across international, national, and regional scales in order to illustrate the impacts of social and economic processes upon the construction of gender in particular places.
For Spring 2010 this course will look at urban historical geographies of queer communities in the U.S. We will pay particular attention to the history of gay Seattle. Students should have a significant background in Geography to take this course: e.g. Prerequisites might include: Geog 315, Geog 277; or Geog 276.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Reading Seminar. We will read one book/week.
Geography 315: Explanation & Understanding in Geography
Class assignments and grading
Leading at least one seminar. Weekly journal. active participation in every class meeting.