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CS92PROD
Classics Beyond Whiteness
CLST 249
Spring 2022
Section: 01  

This course offers a vision of "classics" that decenters the white, elite, and masculine in favor of a more egalitarian approach to the discipline. Students will interrogate misconceptions that ancient Greeks and Romans were white, race and ethnicity in Graeco-Roman societies, the role of classics in modern racial politics, the name of "classics" itself, and non-white approaches to classics. This course considers race as social construct; white supremacy, fragility, and privilege; and critical-race theoretical study of ancient cultures.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CLAS
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CLST-History, P)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on DEC-07-2021
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