This interdisciplinary topic critically appraises various theories that explain the place of discourses of sexuality in historical and contemporary settings. It applies these theories to a variety of contemporary debates and seeks to identify innovative and creative approaches to the representation and theorisation of sexuality. It addresses both Australian and international contexts.
This topic aims to introduce students to a range of contemporary theories and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of sexuality. It requires students to engage with contemporary theory to analyse instances of contemporary sexuality politics.