Constructing Bodies

15 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts


This course examines a variety of body modification and management practices, such as cosmetic surgery, sexual enhancement technologies and body piercing, and considers the ways in which particular forms of embodiment challenge common understandings about bodies, gender and sexuality.


15 points of 100 level SOCI with B grade or
better; or
30 points of 100 level SOCI; or
students without 100 level SOCI but with a B average or
better in 60 points in related subjects may enter the course with the approval of the Head of Department.


GEND102, FMST102, GEND112, AMST113, CULT112, AMST142, GEND201, SOCI202

Equivalent Courses

GEND201, SOCI202