Women`s Identity In Antiquity

Department

Women’s Studies

Master’s/ Doctoral Program Name

M.A. in Women’s Studies

Course Name

Women’s Identity in Antiquity

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Nuran Şahin

The Lecturer’s E-Mail Address

nuran.sahin@ege.edu.tr

Course Status

Compulsory   

Elective   X

Course Credits

Theoretical Credits:   3       

Practise Credits:

Total Credits: 3

Course ECTS

7

Semester Course

 1.Fall X        2.Spring □         3.Fall □           4.Spring  □  

 

The Aim Of The Course

The aim of this course is to analyze the relationship between gender, ideology and discourse.

Course Content

-Comparative analysis of women in ancient Greece and Anatolia

- Identity of Pandora

- Patriarchal discourse in Hebrew Creation Myth

-Negative women images in Antiquity

- The identities of virtuous and unvirtuous women

-The positive images in Anatolia

-Dominant and repressed identities of women in different regions and epochs ranging from Hittite women to Anatolian women of Antiquity

- Analysis of women in Athens and Sparta

- Women in Spartan education system.

Reguested or Recommended Reading List

- H. İ. Marrou, Histoire de l’éducation dans l’antiquité I, 1948.

- J. P. Vernant; P. Vidal-Naquet, Mythe et tragédie en grèce ancienne, 1973.

- N. Loraux, Les enfants d’Athena, 1982.

- J. P. Vernant, Mythe et pensée chez les grecs, I-II, 1982.

- Cl. Mossé, La femme dans la Grèce antique, 1983.

- A. M. Darga, ‘Yunan/Hellen Uygarlığı’nda Kadın’’ Çağlarboyu Anadolu’da Kadın. Anadolu Kadını’nın 9000 Yılı, 1993, 118-120.

- Fr. Thébaud, Écrire l’histoire des femmes, 1998.

- S. Blundell, Women in Ancient Greece, 1995.

- S. Boehringer, Dika, élève de Sappho Lesbos, 600 av. J. C.., 1999.

- M. Dillon, Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion, 2002

-Gl. Ferrari,  Figures of Speech.  Men and Maidens in Ancient Greece, 2002.

- S. Georgoudi, ‘Lysimachè, la prêtresse’, in N. Loraux (ed.), La Grèce au féminin, 2003,  pp. 167-214.

Lecturer:

 

Title Name and Surname      : Prof. Dr. Nuran Şahin