Gender, Sexuality and the Body since 1800

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores selected topics in gender history, the history of sexuality and the history of the body, primarily in the context of Canada, the United States and Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Topics may include body image, fashion, work, family life, marriage, motherhood, transgender and transsexual issues, colonialism, religion, popular culture and violence. Examines a variety of sexualities historically, including heterosexuality, lesbianism, homosexuality and bisexuality.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 485A, HIST 469 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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