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SOCY 5598 Politics of Black Sexuality (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Using Black bodies as a focal point, this course will examine the intersections of race and sexuality in the U.S. on both an inter-personal and national level. Although we will pay careful attention to the historical foundations for many of the contemporary issues now facing people of African descent, we will primarily focus on modern day dynamics and debates within and outside of African-American communities. Topics covered include: poverty and social policy, family and sex education, religion, hip-hop, and public health.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Shawn McGuffey

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: AADS5598

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13