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Women's and Gender Studies (WGST)

Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

WGST 2803 [0.5 credit]

Gender, Sexuality and the Body

The `body' as represented in historical, sociological, cultural and theoretical discourses. Interdisciplinary readings and materials. Topics may include: shifting ideas of the body throughout history to the present, comparative perspectives on the regulation, disciplining, shaping of the body and meanings of embodiment.
Prerequisite: second-year standing.
Lectures and discussion three hours a week.

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