Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Indigenous Studies
Though the literature on masculinity has increased dramatically in the last 15 years, researchers have only recently begun to explore the notion of Indigenous masculinities. The majority of research has emerged in the pacific islands and Africa, but has garnered sparse attention in North America. Through articles and books, lectures, class discussion, and written assignments, this course will introduce students to the issues of masculinity from global Indigenous perspectives and provide an introduction to the general masculinity literature. The course will explore to what degree the notions of masculinity in general, and global Indigenous masculinities specifically, applies to the North American context.
Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units in NS or INDG
Note: NS 271.3 is a recommended course.
Note: Students with credit for NS 373 may not take this course for credit. This course was labeled NS 373 until 2015.
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