ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 401 - History of Sexualities in Africa


Research-based course examining the historical and cultural construction of sex and sexualities in Africa since the precolonial period. The idea of “sexual change” will be emphasized in order to educate students about how significant epochs such as the trans-Atlantic slave trade, colonial rule, and post-independence trajectories have defined and redefined the sexual components of African history. The clash between “traditional” and “modern”; “natural” and “unnatural”; “normal” and “abnormal”; and “legitimate” and “dissident” etc., sexualities will be explored. Not open to student 0-29 hours.

Credits 3



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