Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 256

Sex and Gender in the Middle Millennium (500-1500CE)


Description

A historical study of sex, sexualities and genders in global contexts between c. 500 and c. 1500 CE. This period corresponds with the ‘medieval’ era in European history but is here extended to encompass global comparisons. Topics include ideas about the body; marital sex; reproduction; abstinence; prostitution and slavery; homosexualities; and trans histories.

Availability 2021

Not taught in 2021

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 256: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points in Stage I History or Gender Studies and 30 points passed.

Corequisites


Restrictions

HISTORY 326


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