CLAS 4032 Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CLAS 62.3.
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3 classroom hours plus conference and independent research; 4 credits
An exploration into the ways in which individual sexual experience was categorized and evaluated by society in the ancient world, with special attention to questions of gender role, sexual orientation, and the intersection of the personal and the political. Evidence from such literary and nonliterary sources as lyric poetry, epigram, drama, oratory, history, philosophy, epigraphy, and the visual arts. Emphasis on research methodologies. This course is the same as Women's and Gender Studies 3715. (Not open to students who have completed Classics 14 or 62.3.)
Prerequisite: English 1012  and at least sophomore standing; or permission of the chairperson.