GenderIntro - has been forgotten. Slaves have been treated...

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Gender and Sexuality Instructor: K. Kapparis TAs: Seth Boutin Bob Brewer
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The main issues Traditional historical research has viewed women, children, aliens, slaves and the elderly as irrelevant in the historical process The adult citizen male has been considered as the creator of civilization This view of history is inaccurate
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Greek Women Greek Women have been viewed as victims of a patriarchal system, or as powerful inspirational figures for women of future generations In reality, they have been the first women to write high caliber literature and produce art. Many rose to prominence and secu red a place in history in their own right
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Ancient Slaves
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Slaves The powerhouse of ancient economics Although ancient civilizations have been built on slave labor, the contribution of the builders
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Unformatted text preview: has been forgotten. Slaves have been treated as subhuman, although they were a diverse, large and culturally rich population in their own right. Aliens The aliens of the Greek world contributed to the vigor of the Athenian economy and culture. In Rome, the Greeks set the foundations of the enduring legacy of the ancient world. Yet, it seems as if it is The Athenians or The Romans who get the glory. This course Will challenge many of these historical stereotypes Will examine social and cultural perceptions of gender, sexuali ty and other such concepts in the ancient Graeco-Roman context Will search for the origins of our culture in the Graeco-Roman ethics....
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