University offers UK’s first ‘Drag Studies’ module

Besi Besemar April 25, 2015

Edge Hill University is to become the first higher education institution in the UK to offer a module dedicated to the art of drag. The Drag Kings and Drag Queens of Performance module has recently been validated and will be on offer to year 3 undergraduates on Performing Arts and Dance & Drama courses at the University from January 2016. This module analyses relationships between performance, gender, sexualities and identity and the ways in which performance might be deployed in the service of specific political and cultural agendas.

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