Anthropology & Sexualities

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Anthropology
Course Number: 
331
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This seminar focuses on contemporary anthropological scholarship concerned with the varieties of sexual expression in diverse cultural settings. We will read ethnographic accounts of sexual ideologies and the politics and practices of sexuality in Brazil, Japan, Native North America, India, and elsewhere. We will examine anthropological theories of sexuality with an emphasis on contemporary issues, including performance theory, 'third gender' theories, sexual identity formulation, and techniques used by various societies to discipline the body.
Comments: 
Prereq: 8 credits in Anthropology, Gender Studies, or a combination of the two.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
93279,93638
http://isis.mtholyoke.edu
Schedule #: 
93279

Course Sections

Anthropology & Sexualities
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Lynn Morgan lmmorgan@mtholyoke.edu T 01:15PM-04:05PM Porter Hall 108