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Ancient Worlds: Gender Representation

National Collegiate Honors Society

Ancient Worlds: Gender Representation

Northeast Region National Collegiate Honor Society Symposium, February 11-13, 1994

by National Collegiate Honors Society

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Published by Hillwood Art Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Ancient,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Men in art,
  • Art,
  • Women in art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8388825M
    ISBN 100933699336
    ISBN 109780933699335
    OCLC/WorldCa30318407

    The worship of the phallus has existed since the Stone Age, and was particularly prevalent during the Neolithic period and the Bronze Age.. Phallic architecture became prominent in ancient Egypt and Greece, where genitalia and human sexuality received a high degree of attention. The ancient Greeks honored the phallus and celebrated phallic festivals. The Greco-Roman deity Priapus was worshiped.   Book Description. 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 the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars as well as that of emerging talents and new voices.

      Last September, Italian scientists revealed that a famous pair of ancient skeletons, known as the “Lovers of Modena” after being found in Italy buried hand-in-hand, were actually two men. In the dim distant past, when my folks had no television and spoglet me was neck deep in books at school, the British government introduced Section 28 that essentially banned all representation of.

    Trauma Cinema focuses on a new breed of documentary films and videos that adopt catastrophe as their subject matter and trauma as their aesthetic. Incorporating oral testimony, home-movie footage, and documentary reenactment, these documentaries express the havoc trauma wreaks on history and memory. Janet Walker uses incest and the Holocaust as a double thematic focus and fiction films as a. A number of books focus on specific aspects of mothering. For example, Patricia Watson's Ancient Stepmothers: Myth, Misogyny, and Reality () concentrates on the figure of the stepmother in myth and the historical reality of fifth-century Athens and Republican and early Imperial Rome. Because Watson's book addresses aspects of mothering and.


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The book focuses on ancient Greece and Rome, but also looks at Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern. Gender identity and expression in ancient cultures are questioned in these 15 essays in light of our new understandings of sex and gender.

Using contemporary theory and methodologies this book opens up a new history of gender diversity from the ancient world to our own, encouraging us to reconsider those very understandings of sex and gender.

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This site includes course materials, the beginnings of a systematic and searchable bibliography, and links to many on-line resources, including articles.

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The fact that women would forever have to hide their identity as a lesbian and lose lovers they once had due to compulsory heterosexuality does show man’s claim over women; even with cunningness.

THE EDITORS. Sharon L. James is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

She is the author of Learned Girls and Male Persuasion: Gender and Reading in Roman Love Elegy () and the forthcoming Women in Greek and Roman New Comedy.

Sheila Dillon is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University with. About this book. gender and sexuality in the ancient world, tracing the debates from the late s to the late s.

She has also published articles on Athenian tragedy, the classical tradition and ancient gender studies. Her current research focuses on the representation of courtesans in second sophistic literature. The question of women's roles in ancient synagogues, rather than an end in itself, opens a wider door to explorations of gender and representation in the ancient world.

Date of publication August Chapter 1: The Conventional Role Of Women In Ancient Greece. The book written by Elaine Fantham, Helene Foley, Natalie Kampen, Sarah Pomeroy, and H.

Shapiro, Women in the Classical World, provides a useful background and extensive review of the various roles of women in the ancient Greek world.

The text is a collective piece of. Laura McClure’s diverse research interests focus on Athenian drama, the study of women in the ancient world, and classical reception. Her publications include books on the representation of women in Athenian drama and the courtesan in the Greek literary tradition: Spoken Like a Woman: Speech and Gender in Athenian Drama (Princeton, ) and Courtesans at Table: Gender and Greek Literary.

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LibGuides: Classical Studies: Women in the Classical World.The Norwegian Institute in Athens, in collaboration with the Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo, would like to announce the call for papers for the interdisciplinary conference “Hierarchy and Equality - Representations of Sex/Gender in the Ancient World.” We invite scholars with a material and/or theoretical interest in sex/gender, or in social structures based on gender.