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CLAS 219 - Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome


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Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, WR

Study of the construction of gender and sexual identities in ancient Greece and Rome. Emphasis will be on primary texts that demonstrate notions of sexual practice and/or identity, such as Aristophanes’ Thesmophoriazousae, Plato’s Symposium, Lucian’s Dialogue of the Courtesans, Aeschines’ Against Timarchos, Catullus, Martial, Juvenal. We will also read modern critical theorists (Foucault, Halperin, Richlin, Rubin), and will interrogate the accuracy of their arguments. Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: K. Ormand



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