Feb 05, 2023
ANT 202 - Sexuality, Gender and Culture 3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Anthropological examination of gender identity, roles, relations, and variation. Includes theories and methods of the anthropology of sex and gender, historical origins and development of the sub-discipline, and sex, gender and sexuality in cross-cultural, ethnographic perspective. Also includes selected case studies and cross-cultural frameworks for analysis.
Information: Same as GWS 202 .
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - SBS and C, G; Meets CTE - SBS and C, G.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Differentiate and state theories and methods of the anthropology of sex and gender.
- Describe the historical origins, perspectives, and development of the sub-discipline.
- Recognize and describe diversity and variation of sex, gender, and sexuality in cross-cultural ethnographic perspective.
- Theories and Methods of the Anthropology of Sex and Gender
- Contemporary theories, perspectives, and analytic models of sex and gender
- Definition of major terms and concepts (e.g., sex, gender, sexuality)
- Ethnographic and other methods
- Historical Origins and Development of the Sub-Discipline
- Social movements, anthropology, and gender studies
- Major figures, founders, and current practitioners
- Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Cross-cultural Ethnographic Perspective
- Family, kinship, and domestic groups
- Social reproduction
- Marriage and conjugality
- Parenthood and adulthood
- Private vs. public spheres
- Individuality and personhood
- Social construction
- Beliefs, attitudes, and values
- Political economy
- Property and the state
- Colonialism, development and globalization
- Stratification and division of labor
- Production and distribution
- Expressive culture
- Folklores and mythologies
- Religion and ritual
- Social movements and transformations
- Culture change
- Representation and discourse
- Popular culture
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