SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah faculty is providing a course that may consider and focus on totally different facets of pornographic movies.
“Exhausting core pornography is as American as apple pie and extra standard that Sunday evening soccer,” the course description states partly.
Westminster School is a personal liberal arts faculty positioned in Salt Lake Metropolis and is providing the category as a two credit score elective. A professor from the school informed FOX 13 Information the course runs from Might 9 to June 4.
“Our method to this billion-dollar trade is as each a cultural phenomenon that displays and reinforces sexual inequalities,” the course description explains.
The course description says that college students within the class shall be watching and analyzing pornographic movies.
“We are going to watch pornographic movies collectively and focus on the sexualization of race, class and gender as an experimental, radical artwork type,” it states.
FOX 13 Information reached out to the school for a press release on the course. A spokesperson mentioned that whereas the outline and course could also be alarming to some folks, Westminster School believes the subject will assist college students perceive the influence of pornography extra totally.
“Westminster School sometimes provides elective programs like this as a possibility to research social points,” the assertion reads. “As a part of this evaluation, Westminster School and universities throughout the county typically study probably offensive subjects like pornography to additional perceive their pervasiveness and influence. Descriptions of those programs, whereas alarming to some readers, assist college students resolve in the event that they want to interact in severe investigation of controversial topics. This course will assist college students learn to suppose critically concerning the affect of digital media tradition. Westminster is a personal liberal arts faculty devoted to providing college students life and profession readiness schooling by way of packages that problem, present various views, and develop vital pondering abilities.”