WGSS 364. Pregnancy in Modern Literature. 3 Hours HL GE21.
An examination of pregnancy, childbirth and reproductive control as depicted in literature from various national traditions in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This course draws together voices from literature, history, and feminist theory to deepen students' understanding of the ways nationality, class, race, ability, and gender affect the aesthetics surrounding reproduction. Special attention is given to the relationship between society and the pregnant/postpartum individual. Other topics may include: eugenics, contraception, male pregnancy, and speculative reproduction. (Same as HUM 364.) LEC.
Confront social problems around gender and sexuality Collaborate with students and faculty from across the social sciences and humanities Build expertise on issues that matter most to you
Explore the diverse range of human sexual practices and taboos Compare scientific, historical, and creative understandings of sexual desire Learn to analyze and address problems of sexual violence, reproductive justice, and LGBTQ inclusivity.
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