Race and Ethnicity in the Ancient World
This course examines race and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean through the art, literature, and archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome. It investigates how group identity and belonging were constructed, questioned, and employed by cultural and political forces in the ancient world, and how these concepts developed over time. The course considers how ideas about the ancient world have influenced modern definitions of race and ethnicity, and how these concepts function in the world today. PREREQ: 18 university credits. (lec 3) cr 3.