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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

ANTH 468 - Anthropology of Gender


Survey of current theory and research on gender, sexuality, and representations of the body. Examination of debates about the significance of gender and sex in primate and human evolution, physical anthropology, and sociobiology. In seminar format, students also explore cross-cultural notions of gender and analyze the intersection of race/class/gender and the historical construction of sexuality and conceptions about “the body” in the sciences, the arts, ethnography, and popular culture.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: ANTH 220 or consent of department.

Credits: 3