2016 - 2017

  When Psychoanalysis Meets Gender  
Effi ZivRosenberg - Jewish Studies001 Tue1200-1400 Sem  2
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

The psychoanalytic discourse is charachtarized by dynamic and various attempts to understand, construct, and interpret the meanings of gender for human subjects. The course will introduce students to issues such as femininity, the interwoven relationship between sexuality and gender, the interwoven relationship between sex and gender or gender development.
We will also examine the transformation through which these concepts developed throughout the history of psychoanalytic discourse. Beginning with classical conceptualizations through reconstructions advanced by feminist and queer discourses.
We will examine these theoretical issues through locuses such as the discourse on violence against women, transgender or pornography.

Requirements: Final class exam.

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