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Bodies of Science, Bodies of Knowledge
ANTH 312
Fall 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: SISP 313, FGSS 312

This seminar explores scientific, medical, and anthropological constructions of the body with the intention of jostling reductive representations of bodies as entities that end at the skin and simply house minds. Readings will be interdisciplinary, from the history of science, critical medical anthropology, feminist studies to other disciplines interested in the body such as medieval studies and performance studies. We'll put our minds together to think about how imaginations of embodiment tie to political and knowledge-making projects both of domination and of resistance, and what it means for a range of actors to live in bodies at the turn of the 3rd millennium.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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