Middlebury

GSFS0337A-S22

Love, Sex, Marriage
Please register via ANTH 0337A

Love, Sex, and Marriage
What are the social terms for sexual agency in countries around the world? How is marriage understood through idealizations of romance as well as familial expectations of duty or status? In this course we consider how other cultures’ views on love, sex, and partnership are made legible and illegible within broader cultural, moral, and state interests. The course asks for in-depth participation, short weekly writings, and a longer final paper that each engage ethnographic works on a range of topics, from critical studies of love and globalization to queer kinmaking, rituals of the ‘lavish wedding,’ and everyday ways of hooking up and breaking up online. 3 hrs. lect.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
22373
Subject Code:
GSFS
Course Number:
0337
Section Identifier:
A

Course

GSFS 0337

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Spring 2022