ANTHRCUL 750 - Current Developments in Anthropological Theory
Fall 2022, Section 001 - The Valley of the Kings: Leathermen in San Francisco, 1960-2000
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Credits:
1
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unlimited
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Grading basis of 'S' or 'U'.
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May not be repeated for credit.
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Partial Term 9/16/22 - 12/2/22 (see other Sections below)
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Description

The Valley of the Kings: Leathermen in San Francisco, 1960-2000 explores a project that studied the gay male leather population in San Francisco. This historical ethnography tracks the emergence of a distinctive local community in the 1960s, its occupation of a former industrial neighborhood, its extraordinary institutional expansion in the 1970s, its dramatic attrition in the 1980s, and its partial recuperation in the 1990s. The lectures will examine how this population of gay men has been affected by shifting taxonomies of sexual psychopathology, and how their institutional infrastructures have been enmeshed in the political economies of urban real estate.

Schedule

ANTHRCUL 750 - Current Developments in Anthropological Theory
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
34908
Open
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23ANTHR GRAD PROGS
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F 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Partial Term 9/16/22 - 12/2/22
Note: This course meets on 9/16, 10/7, 11/7, and 12/2 from 3-5pm in Rackham Assembly Hall.

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