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Fall 2022 Course

Legal History Workshop: Sex and the Law

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This workshop, offered as a 1-credit course held over six sessions, aims to provide students with historical perspectives on the intersections between law and society. Assignments and class discussions will feature a mix of major works in the field of legal history, introducing students to critical methodologies and historical debates, and presentations by leading historians of the regulation of sex, gender, and sexuality. Further information about presentations and meeting dates will be available closer to the fall.

Students will be expected to submit weekly questions and write a short reflection paper at the end of the course. Students will have the choice of adding an additional credit by completing a substantial research paper.

Note: This course will meet over six weeks; on the following dates: 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/11, and 10/17