Sex and Gender in the Middle Millennium (500-1500CE)
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.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for HISTORY 256.
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Not taught in 2023
Coursework + exam
HISTORY 256: 15 points
15 points in Stage I History or Gender Studies and 30 points passed.