WGS.110 Sexual and Gender Identities

Class Info

Provides an introduction to the history of gender, sex, and sexuality in the modern United States, from the late 19th through early 21st centuries. Surveys historical approaches to the field, emphasizing the changing nature of sexual and gender identities over time. Traces attempts to control, construct, and contain sexual and gender identities. Examines the efforts of those who worked to resist, reject, and reform institutionalized heterosexuality and mainstream configurations of gendered power.

This class has no prerequisites.

WGS.110 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by K. Surkan.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in 14E-310.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Sexual and Gender Identities site or on the WGS.110 Stellar site.

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