Sexuality, Culture, and Colonialism

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Course Title

Sexuality, Culture, and Colonialism

Institution Where Taught

University of California, Berkeley

Year Course Taught

2019, 2015, 2013

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Fall, Spring

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Course Description

An introduction to social theory and ethnographic methodology in the cross-cultural study of sexuality, particularly sexual orientation and gender identity. The course will stress the relationships between culture, international and local political economy, and the representation and experience of what we will provisionally call homosexual and transgendered desires or identities.

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Also listed as: LGBT C147B

Prerequisites: 3 or Sociology 3


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