Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 102

Sexual Histories: Western Sexualities from Medieval to Modern Times


Description

The shifting meanings, languages and practices of hetero- and homosexualities using examples from the USA and Europe. Topics include: origins and development in early Christian ideologies, images of the body, gender, reproduction and marriage in sexuality, homosexual identities, Victorian ideologies and behaviour, changing discourses of pornography, the modern privileging of sex and the impact of AIDS.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Kim Phillips
Professor Barry Reay

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 102: 15.0 points


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