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FOLK 270 601 Folklore and Sexuality

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

Cross-listed with WSTD 270

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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