SDS470H1: Sexual Aesthetics/Sexual Representations (formerly UNI470H1)

Hours: 
24S

This course explores the history, culture, and aesthetics of sexual representations. Is there a difference between erotica and pornography? How do debates about artistic merit and censorship relate to larger issues of power, capitalism, and technology? How are sexual desires and identities increasingly shaped around those sexual representations?

Prerequisite: 

SDS255H1/​SDS256H1/​UNI255H1/​UNI256H1 and at least 1.0FCE in SDS at the 300-level

Exclusion: 

UNI470H1; UNI475H1, Special Topics: Porn Studies

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)