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: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56013
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK 104