Themes in Masculinities

3 credits


Women's and Gender Studies
College of Arts and Science

Explores how male experiences are shaped by gender expectations and social context, with emphasis on challenges and privileges associated with negotiating masculine gender role expectations. Evaluates the impact of gender, especially in American popular culture, on diverse men and their families. Studies how gender interacts with sexuality, race, religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and non-binary gender expressions. Course may be repeated for credit (up to 6 hours) with a different semester theme.