What does it mean to transgress gender rules? This class charts the range of gender transgressions in contemporary society, with attention to drag, intersex, and transgender practices and identities. It explores how gender transgressive individuals operate within existing social institutions, such as work and the family, and covers theories of gender performance. (Also listed as SOCI 3428.)(Offered every other year). Prerequisite: Any one of the following courses: Any lower division SOCI course, ANTH 1301, WAGS 2310, 2350, 2351, or 2352. Or consent of instructor.
The Interdisciplinary Clusters, The Capacities