Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

SOCI 220   Gender, Sexuality, and Society
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaNone

An interdisciplinary exploration of gender and sexuality as primary markers of social inequality in our society and among the most salient organizing agents of our everyday lives. Course readings span several disciplines, including literature, history, philosophy, sociology, and psychology. Students analyze gender and sexuality using comparative historical and sociological perspectives. Subthemes of the course include culture, socialization, body and performance, intersectionality, essentialism, privilege, resistance, and social change.