Gender, Sexuality, and Change in Africa

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES 409

This course considers histories and social constructions of gender and sexuality in sub-Saharan Africa during the colonial and contemporary periods. We will examine gender and sexuality both as sets of identities and practices and as part of wider questions of work, domesticity, social control, resistance, and meaning. Course materials include ethnographic and historical materials and African novels and films. PREREQUISITE: Graduate students or undergraduates with previous AFAS or upper level anthropology course.
Course Attributes: EN S; AS SSC; AS SD I; AS WI I; FA SSC; AR SSC; AS SC

Section 01

Gender, Sexuality, and Change in Africa
INSTRUCTOR: Parikh
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