Performing Masculinities (WGST 250.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
WGST 250 01 May 2018 Justine Gieni
WGST 250 02 January 2016


Introduces students to core theorists in masculinity studies and examines how "masculinities" circulate in, and are structured by diverse economic and political contexts, social conventions and cultural spaces. Explores the ideological underpinnings of the category "masculinity", its shifting and contested meanings, and alternative possibilities for thinking and mobilizing the masculine.


Completion of 30 credit units at the university level, or permission of the WGST Coordinator.


May be used as Humanities or Social Science credit.

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