GENDER-IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, & THE CINEMA (PY2008)

Deals with the pathologization of the human sexual potential by social pressures and compulsory demand for normalization. Examines deviance and stigmatization by way of Goffman's essay Stigma; studies gender identity in Crisp-Gold's film The Naked Civil Servant; analyzes the problems of alternative sexual preference as presented in the Merchant-Ivory production of Maurice and in Metzger's herese et Isabelle. PY2051 is recommended as a prerequisite.

Code: 
PY2008
Name: 
GENDER-IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, & THE CINEMA
Discipline: 
PY (Psychology)
Type: 
Regular
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None