Women in Greece & Rome

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Women in Greece & Rome

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Classics, European Studies, Gender Studies, History, Sociology, Women's Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    As an examination of the lives of women in Greece and Rome, this module will draw on both textual evidence and material culture to explore female life experiences in the ancient world. The importance of physical environment and cultural context for the study of women in Antiquity will be emphasized, and the module will make use of new approaches in the areas of feminism and gender studies which have informed recent research in this expanding area of classical scholarship.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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