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Intimate Histories: Topics in the History of Sex, Gender, and the Body
HIST 349
Fall 2010 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 345, FGSS 349

Who is a man? Who is a woman? Why does it matter? This upper-level seminar is intended to prepare students who are interested in historical research or in developing the historical tools that will support interdisciplinary research and writing in queer, trans, feminist, and/or sexuality studies. Using a comparative perspective, we will situate the production of embodied identities primarily in a 20th-century history of race, politics, and ideas. Themes we will address include the role of formal and popular science in producing new gender identities, the political uses of gender and sexuality, methods of gender assignment, and the role of culture and history in articulating similar bodies differently (or different bodies similarly) over space and time.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FGSS)

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