Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 316

Special Topic: Gender, Women and Sexuality in Ancient Greek Literature


Description

A study of how gender, women and sexuality were constructed and represented in Ancient Greek literature from the 8th to the 3rd century BCE. Students will explore how Greek authors’ representations of gender, women and sexuality were shaped by socio-political context and the constraints of different genres. All texts will be read in translation.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Maxine Lewis

Recommended Reading

Please consult the Department.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CLASSICS 316: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies or ANCHIST 102 or 103, and 15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies or Ancient History

Restrictions

CLASSICS 216


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