Anthro sex

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What are the differences between the concepts of sex, gender and sexuality? And why is this important in today's world? This course introduces students to an anthropological perspective on the relationships among sex, the biological attributes by which a person is deemed "male" or "female", gender, the norms, ideals and practices defining what it means to become "men," "women" or non-binary persons, and sexuality, ideas and practices related to erotic desire and sexual reproduction. In order to understand the various debates and their stakes, we will read anthropological accounts of communities in which sex, gender and sexuality are construed very differently from our own, and combine these with discussions of documentary and popular movies and video clips. The course will provide students with ways to understand how we come to consider and express ourselves as "men", "women", or someone other to those categories, the social, political economic, and cultural processes that shape us to act and think as particular kinds of sexed, gendered, and sexualized persons, including the complexities and dilemmas posed by intersecting subjectivities and oppressions e. Prerequisites: Anthropology

Karen Nakamura

Anthro - Sex | Karen Nakamura

These laws are not for now or for yesterday, they are alive forever; and no one knows when they were shown to us first. I did not intend to pay, before the gods, for breaking these laws because of my fear of one man and his principles. Since I will die, and early, I call this profit. Anyone who lives the troubled life I do must benefit from death.

Anthropology of Sex, Gender, and Power – Anthro 411

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Moodle site: Course Login required. This course draws on anthropological literature to study the socio-cultural making of human sexuality and its variations, including theories of sexuality as a domain of human experience. It seeks to critically examine some of the most intimate and often taken-for-granted aspects of human life and locate sexual acts, desires and relations in particular historical and cultural contexts.