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WGSS 389 The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond

WGSS 389.  The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond.  3 Credits.   NW W   

This course will introduce students to cultural constructions and performances of masculinity, femininity, and alternative genders across time and space. Topics and cases will be drawn from primarily non-Western cultures, ranging from Japanese markets to Pacific Rim gardens, and from Haitian voudou to Maya royal politics. This course uses research by archeologists, linguists, biological anthropologists, and sociocultural anthropologists. (Same as ANTH 389.)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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

Minor in Human Sexuality

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. 

Minor in Leadership Studies

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