FRENCH 223 A: Sex, Commerce, and the Making of Modern Paris

Winter 2023
Meeting:
TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm / DEN 259
SLN:
15186
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
HSTEU 290 A
Instructor:
TAUGHT IN ENGLISH NO PREREQUISITES
Catalog Description:
Explores how Paris became the city of love. Examines how sexual commerce shaped the identity of the city, how the commercial spaces of the city shaped sexual identities, and how discourses about sexuality contributed to the legitimation of capitalism. Topics include the construction of gender difference, the emergence of mass media, and the commercial origins of queer identities.
GE Requirements Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 15, 2024 - 11:56 am