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HIST 446 Gender, Sexuality, and Race in South Asia

HIST 446  Gender, Sexuality, and Race in South Asia  Units: 3.00  

This course explores sex, gender, man, woman, as products of particular cultural and scientific contexts, drawing on South Asian material. Themes include sexuality in Hindu mythology, colonial masculinity, sex and the body in Gandhi's thought, the gendered underpinnings of imperial ideologies, transnational feminism and its post-colonial critics, and the expression of queer identities in South Asia.

Learning Hours: 144 (36 Seminar, 108 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan and a minimum grade of C+ in 6.0 units from HIST 300-330.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science