Introduction

Through the lens of Maria Beatty’s art the seminar will strive to develop an alternative, queer vision of BDSM considered as subversive to the frame of stereotypical and legitimized modes of intimacy.
Participants will be provided with material for reflection ( Maria Beatty’s films and PDFs) and will engage in weekly e-discussions with Prof. Maria Beatty and Prof. Julie Reshe aimed at deepening philosophical, artistic and psychological understanding of BDSM.

 

Queering BDSM through the art of Maria Beatty

 

Instructors: Prof. Maria Beatty, Prof. Julie Reshe, PhD

Contact information: julie.reshe@gmail.com

 

Through the lens of Maria Beatty’s art the seminar will strive to develop an alternative, queer vision of BDSM considered as subversive to the frame of stereotypical and legitimized modes of intimacy.

Participants will be provided with material for reflection ( Maria Beatty’s films and PDFs) and will engage in weekly e-discussions with Prof. Maria Beatty and Prof. Julie Reshe aimed at deepening philosophical, artistic and psychological understanding of BDSM.

Course Prerequisites:

 

Although this is a graduate course, advanced undergraduate students are also welcome.

 

Instructors Policies and Requirements:  

 

To complete the course participants will be required to:


attend all online classes or watch them recorded;

be active participants in class.



Schedule:

 

March 30  (Sat)

1 pm EST - 2:30 pm EST



Topic of discussion:  BDSM as a means of queering sexuality

April  6 (Sat)

1 pm EST - 2:30 pm EST


Topic of discussion: BDSM. intimacy. love



April 13  (Sat)

1 pm EST - 2:30 pm EST


Topic of discussion: BDSM: art. Reality .therapy

 

Required Books and Materials:

 

...

(all PDFs will be provided)


Link to PDFs

(will be gradually updated)

 

 

Important: to be able to participate in the seminar you need to be 18 years old or older.

 


Modules

Here is the course outline:

Queering BDSM through the Art of Maria Beatty - Seminar 1 (March 30)

BDSM as a means of queering sexuality. 1 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST (New York Time)

Welcome note

Queering BDSM through the Art of Maria Beatty - Seminar 2 (April 6)

BDSM - intimacy - love. 1 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST (New York Time)

Queering BDSM through the Art of Maria Beatty - Seminar 3 (April 13)

BDSM: art - reality - therapy. 1 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST (New York Time)