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American Studies (AM ST)

AM ST 103 (GH;US) American Masculinities (3) Introduction to aspects of masculinities and manhood in America.

AM ST 103 American Masculinities (3)

This course examines aspects of masculinities and manhood in America from a variety of perspectives. It views American manhood through the lens of gender, and presents ideas on the ways that issues of masculinity and sexuality enter, or have entered, discourses of politics, literature, and medicine, among others. It takes up discussion of the varieties of masculinities in American experience across regions, ethnicities, and religions. Students will view these forms of masculinities in different media, including folklore, media, advertising, art, and literature.

General Education: GH
Diversity: US
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2008

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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