The Evolution of Beauty

Exploration of the fundamental mechanism of sexual selection and mate choice, and the patterns of display trait and mating preference coevolution. Additional topics include what happens when the freedom of mate choice is infringed or disrupted by sexual coercion or sexual violence; and the role of aesthetic evolution and sexual conflict in the evolution of human sexuality, pleasure, and sexual diversity. Enrollment limited to freshmen.

Preregistration required; see under Freshman Seminar Program.

Course Number: 
E&EB 050
Professor (Faculty Member): 
Day / time: 
T Th 1:00 - 2:15
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Fall
Year: 
2017