01:070:372 Body Politics

3 credits

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Body in history and society. Comparative approaches to cultural construction of bodies. Impact of gender, sexuality, ethno-national, racial, and class differences on body practices. Formation of normative discourses on body in medical science, consumer culture, mass media. Prerequisite: 01:070:101 or permission of instructor.

Meets Core Curriculum Requirement: CC

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Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hrs.

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, BIO-209A Tuesday 1-2 pm virtual or apptmt

Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Office Hours: Mondays 2:00-3:30 pm or by arrangement

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday