Gender Studies (GENDER)
GENDER M161 - Sports, Normativity, and Body
Lecture: Lec 2
Class ID: 405666110
Open: 4 of 12 Left
Public Affairs Building Room 1264
Final Exam Information
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This is a multiple-listed class
Disability Studies (DIS STD) M161 - Sports, Normativity, and Body
Gender Studies (GENDER) M161 - Sports, Normativity, and Body
(Same as Disability Studies M161.) Lecture, four hours. Since creation of International Olympic Committee in 1894, athletes with disabilities have had, and been denied, formal opportunities to compete with able-bodied athletes. Overview of some major topics of discussion concerning intersections of athletic competition and disability, addressing variety of perspectives and themes on disability and sport, such as passing, sports integration, competition versus charity, and masculinity. Sources include readings, film, television, and biographical writings that address sports, body and disability generally, and Special Olympics specifically. P/NP or letter grading.
General Education (GE)
This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.
This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
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