Blog Prompt for Group 4 (due Feb 10, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on February 10, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.


In what ways can By Hook or By Crook be read as an example of New Queer Cinema? How does the film critique the interlocking violences shaping constructions of dis/ability, gender, and sexuality? Find another film that engages with similar or overlapping questions, explain how it does so, and embed a related video, image, or hyperlink. Your response should engage with both the Michelle Aaron and Jack Halberstam articles.


Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).