Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 39, No 4 (2010)

“It’s Queer Up in Here!”: Excess, Experience, and Performance in the Divinity Classroom

Kate Lassiter, Andrea Tucker
Issued Date: 23 Nov 2010


How is queer pedagogy already being performed in a Divinity school classroom? Using the work of Judith Butler and their own reflections as scholars in training, the authors describe how a queer pedagogy that refuses to split religious studies and theological studies is already at work in the Divinity classroom. The authors argue that the categories of excess, experience, and performance are categories in a queer pedagogy that refuses binaries. They conclude with two suggestions of queer pedagogical practice.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.v39i4.006


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