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WGS 374: Sex, Gender, and Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean World

(Cross-listed with CL ST, HIST). (3-0) Cr. 3.


Survey of the roles of women and others on the margins and the issues that impacted them in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Evidence from literature, the visual arts, and archaeology. Contemporary approaches to studying women, gender, and sexuality in ancient history. Intersections of gender categories with ideas of slave and free status, citizenship, and ethnicity. Readings from ancient and modern sources.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.