Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HI284
The History of Sexuality in Western Civilization
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Introduces students to the history of sexuality and offers a chronological and thematic survey of some of the major topics in the history of sexuality from antiquity to the so-called "Sexual Revolution" of the 1960s. Topics include definitions of sex, gender, and sexuality; sexual identities, communities, desires, and behaviours; relationships between sexual discourses and practices; and the various intersections between sexuality and class, gender, religion, age, ethnicity, and race (Online Learning only).