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Gender and Sexuality in American History

Evaluates the changing interpretations of gender and expressions of sexuality in American history from the time of first contact between Europeans and Native Americans. Introducing students to the idea that gender is not a fixed category but rather a concept shaped by culture, the course examines a variety of populations and time periods in US history to highlight the changing understandings of masculinity, femininity, gender identity, and sexual behavior

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
HIST 378
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