HIST 1930

HIST 1930

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

By posing seemingly simple questions such as what is love and who has the right to love, this introductory-level lecture course surveys how love has been experienced and expressed from the pre-modern period to the present. Through case studies of familial and conjugal love in Africa, Asia, the US, Europe, and South and Latin America, the course will examine the debates about and enactment's of what constitutes the appropriate way to show love and affection in different cultures and historical contexts. Among the themes we will explore are questions of sexuality, marriage, kinship, and gender rights. A final unit will examine these themes through modern technologies such as the Internet, scientific advances in medicine, and a growing awareness that who and how we love is anything but simple or universal.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS)
Course Subfield (HTR)
Course Attribute (EC-SAP, EC-SEAP)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 1193FGSS 1940LGBT 1940SHUM 1930

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17275HIST 1930  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ghosh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 17276HIST 1930  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 17277HIST 1930  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 17278HIST 1930  DIS 203

    • FOlin Hall 165
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ghosh, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 17279HIST 1930  DIS 204

    • FOlin Hall 165
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ghosh, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 17280HIST 1930  DIS 205

    • FOlin Hall 165
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ghosh, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 17281HIST 1930  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Online