Course Information
Course Code SOCI 3P03
(also offered as WGST 3P03)
Course Title Beauty, Bodies and Cultures
Description Intersectional examination of social constructions of beauty and the regulation of bodies in historical and contemporary periods, as well as regional, national and global contexts. Topics may include plastic surgery, genital surgeries, cosmetic, fitness and fashion industries, the veil, beauty pageants and eating disorders.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.
Restrictions students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits.
Prerequisite(s) one of SOCI 1F90, WGST (WISE) 1F90, 2P00 or permission of the instructor.
Exclusions Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in WISE 3P03.