SOCI202-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Constructing Bodies

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022


This course focuses on the ways in which the body is shaped in culturally/historically specific contexts, which include the lived body as a site of knowledge and experience. It explores a range of body practices, representations and technologies such as non-mainstream body modification, sexuality education, trans medico-surgical practices and the sexualization of culture.


Any 15 points at 100 level from ANTH, CULT, or
SOCI, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.


GEND102, FMST102, GEND112, AMST113, CULT112, AMST142, GEND201, CULT207

Equivalent Courses

GEND201, CULT207

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 A8 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 460
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 460
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator

Tiina Vares


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay 40% 2200 words
Test 40% Take home test (4 short essays at 600 words each)
Tutorial Attendance 5%
Reading summaries x 1 15% Approx 700 words, a summary of one of the required readings

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOCI202 Occurrences

  • SOCI202-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022