Gender & sexuality, ancient & modern (spring 2013 mwf 11:00-11:50 am wescoe the course uses gender and sexuality to sketch out a picture of ancient greek and roman societies against which we will also examine our own bremmer, jan, the old women of ancient greece, sexual asymmetry. In approaching this research paper about homosexuality in ancient greece, it was important to review how homosexuals are perceived and treated in. Getting started civilization of the ancient mediterranean: greece and rome edited by michael grant and rachel kitzinger new york, 1988 3 volumes. Gender & sexuality in ancient greece gettysburg college class blog 2017 search main menu skip to primary content skip to secondary content home whether it is the marital foundations from ancient greece or modern day there are fundamental differences in their gender/sexuality.
View gender and sexuality in ancient greece and rome from clcs 23700 at purdue classics 237: gender and sexuality in greek and roman antiquity spring 2016 instructor: dr emlen smith mwf. Classics/women's, gender & sexuality studies 127 ~ spring 2012~ macalester college women, gender and sexuality in ancient greece and rome professor beth severy-hoven. Ritual and the performance of identity: women and gender in the ancient world bonnie maclachlan this is an archaeological study of sex and gender in ancient societies generally and is currently compiling a new source book for the study of women and gender in ancient greece and rome. Spring 2008 hon 2223: sexuality and gender in the ancient world dr maria s marsilio dr marsilio's library holdings are indicated as general: greece/rome.
Review article sex, gender, and sexuality in ancient greece during the last two decades historians, anthropologists, feminists, sociologists. This course will explore ancient greek ideologies of gender difference and sexuality, including the mythical origins of gender, legal definitions of marriage and adultery, the gendering of space, the portrayal of women on the tragic stage, gender-bending and cross-dressing in comedy, medical. Scholarly review published by h-net reviews about search written specifically to introduce undergraduates and non-specialists to the study of gender and sexuality in ancient greece winkler's the constraints of desire: the anthropology of sex and gender in ancient greece (new. This volume collects and introduces some of the best writing on sexual behaviour and gender differences in ancient greece and rome including four chapters newly. The similarities and differences between the two origination myths are interesting to consider, and i think that contrasting the two is a great way to better understand the underpinnings of both greek and judeo-christian thoughts on gender.
Ancient greece is known for its acceptance of bisexual behavior in classical antiquity, writers such as herodotus, plato, xenophon, athenaeus and many others explored aspects of same-sex love in ancient greece. Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, sex in antiquity represents a vibrant picture of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars as well as.
Snapshot october 30, 2015 greece gender modern love in ancient greece the evolution of sexuality by jonathan zimmerman about the author: jonathan zimmerman teaches history and education at new york university he is the. Gender relations and sexual behavior in ancient greece greek sexuality and gender relations a useful presentation of this question has been framed by eva keuls in her book, the reign of the phallus. Gender and sexuality women: homosexuality: modern perspectives on ancient greece homer and war greece and anthropology slavery history of ancient greece [at this site] back to index greece: major historians: complete texts. You may review the related courses listed at the bottom of the page in this course we will examine gender and sexuality in ancient greece through close analyses of primary texts and material remains, we will discuss representations of gender in mythology, literature, and art, sexual norms and.
The study of the history of human sexuality large migrations to the cities coupled with china's gender imbalance and significant amounts of unemployment have led to resurgence of prostitution in unregulated venues in ancient greece. Sex customs in ancient greece: readings and references. This agenda-setting text has been fully revised in its second edition, with coverage extended into the christian era it remains the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sexual cultures of ancient greece and rome. Kirk ormand's controlling desires: sexuality in ancient greece and rome is a welcome addition to the growing body of materials available for students and teachers of ancient sex and gender. This was generally no different in ancient greece with the exception of sparta whose women were treated well while men were subject to a life in the military since early gender and race in greek mythology wiki is a fandom books community.