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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


WGS 325 - Body, Gender, Sexuality in Antiquity

Introduction to views about the body, gender, and sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome. Special attention is given to ancient texts that inform feminist and queer theory. Topics include ancient medicine and modern dietetics, the figure of Antigone in feminist and postcolonial literature, Greek homosexuality, Victorian Hellenism, and American law. Part of the Identity Issue. Offered fall semester. Cross-listed with CLA 325. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3



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