HIST349 - HIST OF SEXUALITY IN US

Description: 
This course explores the history of sexuality in the U.S. Centrally, it explores the past to consider why sexuality has become so central American identities, culture, and politics. Using both primary and secondary sources, we will explore the relationship between expression, regulation, ideology, and resistance; trace the emergence of distinct sexual cultures and identities; and interrogate the relationship between sexuality and other forms of social difference such as gender, class and race. We will also explore the relationship between sexuality and state building, both domestically and transnationally. Topics include reproduction, censorship, sexual violence, gay and lesbian identities, slavery, and the politics of sexually transmitted disease.
Instructors: 
LAKHANI, ZAIN
Day and Time: 
MW 0200PM-0330PM
Room: 

COLLEGE HALL 314

Activity: 
LEC
Cross Listings: 
    Registration Notes: 
    CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN US