London, United Kingdom

A Sexual History of London

when 6 July 2024 - 27 July 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 20 EC
fee GBP 1800

Level 5

Pre-requisite: students must have completed at least one year of University study to be considered for this module.

In this module, students get an interdisciplinary perspective on sex, sexuality and gender in London from 1880 to the present. Taking approaches from history, sociology, law, politics and literature, it covers topics such as Victorian sex scandals, the gendering of public space; masculinities and femininities; the impact of the law; Queer London; ‘Women’s Work’; the Swinging Sixties’ and ‘sexual liberation’; the making of cultures of sexuality in Soho and policing sexuality in Central London.

Site visits: students will explore the themes of sexuality and gender through a number of sites and mediums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum; Soho field walk; Bishopsgate Institute; Chiswick House.

Credits info

20 EC
UK credits

Fee info

GBP 1800: tuition only. Housing and Social Programme are separate and optional.

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