900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
This course explores Greek attitudes towards gender roles and sexuality, drawing on primary medical texts, tragedy, comedy, didactic poetry, forensic speeches, the romance novel, philosophy, early lyric poetry, and secondary scholarship about these texts. Topics include gender construction, misogyny, hysteria, virginity, marriage, rape, seduction, inheritance, female and male desire, homosexuality, and rites of passage.
Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts
General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Fourth Semester Language Requirement