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Masculinities

PSYC 338
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 338, SISP 338
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

This course examines masculinities and the psychology of men using theories and research findings. We survey a range of perspectives on men and masculinity, drawing from evolutionary theory, cognitive psychology, psychoanalysis, social psychology, and queer theory. We will ask how the psychological attributes associated with men relate to private life and public spaces, and whether our enactments and conceptions of masculinity have changed over time. Exploration of these questions will be informed by both psychological research and close analysis of media representations; the course thus emphasizes methods for examining representations of masculinity in science and the media.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR [FGSS209 or ENGL208]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)(SISP)(SISP-ScieDblMjr)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

Last Updated on NOV-22-2017
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