GRS 355

Love, Sex, and the Body in the Ancient World

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores the sex-gender systems of the Greek and Roman worlds, drawing upon a range of material and textual evidence - from erotic vase paintings to legal texts and romantic novels. Topics may include: constructions of gender and sexuality, gender and sexual identities, sexual customs and ethics, marriage, prostitution and sex slavery, constructions of the male and female body, intersex and transgender persons.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of GRS 355, GRS 326A (if taken as section A01 in Jan-Apr 2017).

Recommendation(s):

Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Schedules:
Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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