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FOLK 270 601: Folklore and Sexuality

David Azzolina
Lecture: Tuesday 6:30-9:30 pm

Cross-list with: WMST270
Contact: azzolina@pobox.com

Sexuality is not only a biological act or fact, it also has a creative and aesthetic element. This course examines the folklore elements of sexuality and includes historical readings such as the Bible and the Decameron as well as a contemporary look at topics such as body art and clothing choice. A field-based paper will be required and a final examination will be given on class discussions and readings.

 
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