Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

Performing Gender in Ancient Greece
0.5 Credit

This course explores the representation of gender and sexuality in the tragedies and comedies produced in 5th and 4th century BCE Athens. Students analyze how the construction of gender and ideologies of sexuality in ancient Greece are reflected in these literary works, and how the theater acted as a means of interrogating assumptions about gendered identities and sexuality.{P}

Additional Course Information
3 lecture hours