CLAS 550C (01) - Identities and Difference in the Ancient World: Sex and Desire in Greece and Rome

Sex/Desire In Greece and Rome

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 16255
This course provides an introduction to ancient Greek and Roman conceptions of desire and sexuality, to how these conceptions developed and changed over time, and how they differ from modern ways of understanding sex, desire, and sexuality. Topics discussed include "romantic" love, attitudes towards homosexual practices, man-boy love, lesbianism, ancient views of "cross-dressing," and attitudes towards prostitution, among others.
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Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm MURK 202