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GCST2607 - Bodies, Sexualities, Identities
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Kane Race
In this unit of study we will examine the ways in which feminist and other cultural theories have used bodies and sexualities in order to theorise difference and identity. The body and sexuality have been shown to be a major site for the operation of power in our society. We will look at how bodies and sexualities have given rise to critical understandings of identity. The unit of study will be devoted to working through some of the major theories of sexuality and embodiment, and the analysis of cultural practices.
tutorial participation and exercises (10%), 1x1500 word essay (40%), 1x2500 word essay (50%)
1x2 hour lecture and 1x1 hour tutorial per week
18 junior credit points.
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