The AIDS crisis and the birth of queer theory

You will write a 500-word essay on the ways in which you see AIDS setting the conditions for the development of Queer Theories. This is a topic we’ve discussed in class several times. The essay can draw on any sources you like, but obviously it should draw on the film. It is to be a speculative essay, your own ideas about how politics, economics, health, and other factors affect intellectual life.

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