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The Body in Roman Art

 Ancient and modern ideas about the body as ideal and site of lived experience. Themes include representation, portrayal, power, metamorphosis, and replication. Works that exemplify Roman ideas of heroism and power versus works portraying nude women, erotic youth, preserved corpses, and suffering enemies. Recommended: background in ancient Mediterranean art, archaeology, history, or literature. May be repeated for credit.

Subject Code: 
CLASSART
Units: 
4-5
Term: 
Spr
Course Number: 
105
Day/Time: 
TTh / 2:15-3:45
Room: 
TBA
Type: 
Seminar