Body, Self and Sociality

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Body, Self and Sociality

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University of Toronto

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This seminar class examines ‘the body’ as a historically and culturally contingent category, the material site and means of practice, and a foundation point for identity and self-fashioning. We consider the relevance of cultural meanings to biomedical practices, the centrality of the body to consumer techno-society, and the body’s role as a locus of experience, political inscription, and struggle.

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      • Prerequisite: ANT370H1

Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief, & Behaviour (2)


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