Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 10. Exploration of scholarly theories and histories of body, with focus on topics such as sex identities, sexuality, gendered violence, and reproductive politics. How has science, medicine, and culture sought to distinguish male from female in different historical periods and locations? How have meanings of terms sex and gender varied across time and place? How has gendered body been represented in different visual cultures? How have embodied identities been produced in different historical and geographic contexts? What is relationship between embodiment and desire? P/NP or letter grading.