ARTH 420: Advanced Studies in Ancient Art

ARTH 420-002: Gender, Sex, and Religion in Ancient Egypt
(Fall 2022)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Art & Design Building 2026

Section Information for Fall 2022

Students will learn the most recent advances in the field of gender studies in antiquity and learn how to apply that knowledge to several examples in the ancient Egypt where gender was a significant factor in the creation of a power dynamic. For example students will study the power inherent in the divine nature of the Egyptian Queen. The class will also include an in-depth study of Cleopatra VII and the gendered nature of the conflict between Hellenistic Egypt and Rome. This class will study examples of scholarship outside of Egypt to learn how to ask new questions and dissect traditional narratives. Students will gain the tools they need to analyze similar issues in the past and in the modern world.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies a particular area of ancient art of the Mediterranean, Near East, or Middle East. Topics may be art form or medium, geographical area, theme, function, or context. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies, Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGH 302 and 6 credits in Art History at the 300 level, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18, Seminar
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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