WMST 3238 History of Sexuality in the Americas
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as WOM 64.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Sexuality in practice and thought in North and South America since colonial times. Surveys continuities, commonalities and differences from cultural, geographic and temporal perspectives, looking at the effects of major social movements including nationalism, industrialization and globalization. Uses secondary sources and a wide variety of primary sources from Inquisition documents to Flapper films. Students explore the topic both through theory and careful historical contextualization. This course is the same as History 3328 [30.31].
Prerequisite: Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] or Women?s Studies 1001  or permission of the coordinator.
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