Spring 2024

Splash Biography

ALEXA VAZQUEZ, UC Berkeley sophomore studying English and GWS

Major: English

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2026

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Alexa is a second year Berkeley student studying English Literature and Gender & Women's Studies. Aspiring to become a literature professor, she's obsessively interested in queer theory and aesthetics.

Past Classes

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H1160: Lesbians in Literature: A sapphic analysis of fiction through the ages in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 18, 2023)
You may have read the LGBTQ+ classic works of Oscar Wilde or Virginia Woolf in high school English, but prepare to dive deeper into sapphic fiction from all around the world. This course invites all students (from future English majors to casual readers) to pull up a chair as we introduce them to queer theory and the world of lesbian literature beyond the limits of a SparkNotes summary.