LiteratureLIT 160B Monsters, Barbarians, and Women: Topics in Ancient Ethnography

Focus is on the construction of race and gender in ancient Greek culture. Literary, historical, philosophical, dramatic, and medical texts (Homer, Hesiod, Herodotus, Euripides, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle) as well as visual media (vase painting, sculpture) are studied. Critical approach designations: Histories, Power and Subjectivities. Distribution requirement: Pre-1750.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Jennifer Lynn