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RELG 356 Gender & Sexuality in Hinduism (3 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Religious Studies : Religious perspectives on the body, gender and sexual activity in Hindu cultures. Topics include: dharma and sexual practice; female sexuality; Bhakti and Tantra; same-sex relations; hijras; eroticism in the literary, visual, and performing arts; colonialism, Hindu nationalism, and the politics of gender.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Davesh Soneji (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: RELG 252 or Permission of the instructor.