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FOLK 270 601 Folklore and Sexuality

David S. Azzolina
Lecture: Tuesday 6:30-9:10
Contact: David S. Azzolina; 215-898-5322;

Cross-listed with WSTD 270
CGS course; Reserved seating for CGS

Sexuality is usually thought of as being biological or social, divided into categories of natural and unnatural. What often gets missed are its creative and communicative aspects. Examining the constructed social elements of sexuality requires attention to be paid to folklore in groups, between individuals and on the larger platform of popular technological media. The most interesting locations for exploration are those places where borderlands or margins, occur between genders, orientations and other cultural categories.

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