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HIST 321. Gender and Sexuality in Modern Europe

Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 001890

This class examines categories of gender, masculinity and femininity, as well as patriarchy and sexuality in the context of Modern Europe. The course will cover the significance of Republican Motherhood, the birth of feminism, the effects of empire, war and dictatorship on gender and sexuality, and the contradictions of sexuality and morality in Europe from the 18th to 20th centuries. With an emphasis on transnationalism, the course gives special attention to issues of gender and sexuality in England, France, Germany and the former Soviet Union. These same topics will be discussed in the context of European Empire.