Representation and the Body

G310 — Fall 2021

illustration of woman looking at TV
Jennifer E. Maher
Education Building 2101
Days and Times
TR 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Description

This course will discuss how the body is perceived, represented, and symbolically charged. Through a series of readings, we will explore sexed bodies, desiring bodies, corporeality, and body politics. We will challenge our standard understandings of sex, gender, femininity and masculinity through globalization, capitalism, human rights, health, ability, and the “value” of female bodies and femininity.

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