Summer Courses





Folklore and Sexuality

Term: 
Summer 2013
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
FOLKLORE (FOLK)
Course Number: 
FOLK 270 910
Schedule: 
Tuesday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

AZZOLINA, DAVID

Crosslistings: 
GSWS270910
Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Course Description: 

Sexuality is usually thought of as being biological or social, divided into categories of natural and unnatural. Often missed are its creative and communicative aspects. Examining the constructed social elements of sexuality requires attention 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. A field-based paper will be required that must include documentary research.


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