May 29, 2024  
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

SOC 3180 - Sociology of Emotions

The 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 meanings of particular emotions such as love, sympathy, shame, boredom, and sadness. Readings include theoretical and empirical work from sociologists, anthropologists,and social psychologists.

Credits: 3