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New Course, SOC 3180 Sociology of Emotions, Added for Spring 2016

September 30, 2015

New course just added in SIS for Spring 2016:
SOC 3180 – Sociology of Emotions (3) Pugh, enrl 20, TR 11-12:15pm 
This course explores the role of emotions in social interaction as well as how societies and cultures shape emotional expression. The objective is to decode the subtle rules of emotional display implicit in many social interactions and excavate the cultural histories of particular emotions such as love, sympathy, shame, anxiety, and sadness. Readings include theoretical and empirical work from both sociologists and social psychologists.