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Lecture 3: Gendering Bodies

This lecture explores the differences between sex and gender. We will discuss gender as performance, hegemonic masculinity, and gender bending.

Lecture 4: Desiring Bodies

This lecture explores the topic of desire, examining sexuality and socioeconomic class differences.

Lecture 5: Racializing Bodies

This lecture explores race as a social construct and the biosocial consequences of racism.

Reproducing  Bodies

Lecture 6: Reproducing & Medicalizing Bodies

This lecture explores birth as a socially and technologically mediated process. We will examine reproduction as an arena of state control and discuss how race, sex, class, religion, and other sociocultural differences shape reproductive experiences.