ANCH 039. Identities in the Ancient World: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity

In this course, we will survey a wide range of literary, art historical, anthropological, and archaeological evidence in order to investigate the construction of identities in the ancient Mediterranean world and beyond. Key issues to be discussed will include the ways in which ancient ethnic identities were forged, sustained, and elaborated through time; the intersection of gender, power, and ritual; and the diverse manners in which race was perceived and instrumentalized in different media across the cultures of the Grego-Roman, Egyptian, and ancient Near Eastern worlds. 
Social Sciences.
1 credit.
Catalog chapter: Classics  
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