Queer 101: A Guide to LGBTQ-Focused Courses

So as you might have noticed, course registration for the fall semester is coming up pretty soon. You may be wondering, how can I be more queer in the classroom? Well, you may not have noticed but Kenyon DOES offer a handful of queer-focused classes! So here’s your guide if you’re looking for an extra course to take!

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What Could Have Been: Classes I Wish I Took

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Registration is coming! Along with the rush I get considering which classes to take, I am struck with a sense of regret for what could have been. With a dwindling amount of time left at Kenyon, and only twelve more possible classes left in my college career, I can’t help but ruminate on the classes I wish I had taken.

But, it’s never too late! We all have at least one semester left, full of possibility.

So, here’s a curated searchable schedule: a consideration of the could haves and could be’s. Here are some classes that are unique and COOL because of the experience they provide, their approach, or simply their subject matter. Continue reading

How to Survive Course Registration

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It’s that time of year again; the searchable schedule is up, the emails are out, and pretty soon you’ve gotta register. You could go somewhere with good wifi (aka nowhere in lower Peirce), login early, and make sure you have at least 3 alternates. However, I think there might be a better option.

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10 o’clock list: Questionable Offerings from The Searchable Schedule

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Before ya’ll get your gender-neutral underthings in a knot, I’m sure these are all great courses with A+ reading lists and life-changing perspectives to be offered. But their listings in the Searchable Schedule are…interesting in their own special way.

1. American College and University Architecture (AMST 314). Prof. Thomas Stamp offers students an exciting romp through the secret life of the American campus. The class will cover a “variety of campuses and campus types” and will ultimately involve developing the “ideal college campus.” Cross-listed as “Graham Gund is out of ideas, please help.”

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