Academic Calendar 2020/2021 - History of Sexuality in Western Societies II: Transformations of Modernity
HIST 3937 History of Sexuality in Western Societies II: Transformations of Modernity
Prerequisites:Twelve credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:How can sexuality be a historical subject? This course explores sexuality in aspects of Western history from the late sixteenth to the late twentieth century, taking into account norms, behaviour, and subjective experience. Particular focuses may include the role of sexuality in the European colonial enterprise, and the development of the modern concept of sexual identity. This course may be credited towards Gender Equality and Social Justice.