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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


FREN 50.06 Michel Foucault et l’Histoire de la sexualité

Michel Foucault was one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century. His work on sexuality has influenced cultural studies, gender studies, and queer theory. Foucault’s thesis is that “sexuality” is produced by discourses of power operating in the family, schools, hospitals, clinics, and prisons. This course examines the genealogy of this proposition within a tradition of thought about the body, identity, individuality, and subjectivity.

Prerequisite

A course in the FREN 10 series or permission of the instructor.

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:LIT; WCult:W

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Offered

Not offered in the period from 17F through 19S