Thursday, December 17, 2015

Open Access Journal: Eugesta [Journal on Gender Studies in Antiquity]

[First posted in AWOL 18 December 2011. Updated 17 December 2015]

Eugesta [Journal on Gender Studies in Antiquity]
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Le recours aux concepts de sexe et de genre développés dans les Gender Studies a considérablement transformé les recherches dans le domaine de l’Antiquité en ouvrant un nouveau champ extrêmement fructueux sur le plan culturel et social. Dans la mesure où elle est à l’origine de conceptions et valeurs auxquelles se réfèrent les constructions d’identités dans les cultures occidentales, l’Antiquité est un lieu d’application de ces théories tout à fait particulier. Les travaux menés sur les relations entre hommes, entre hommes et femmes, entre femmes, et sur les façons de construire le féminin et le masculin, ont jeté sur le fonctionnement des sociétés et cultures antiques, un éclairage nouveau, qui est aussi d’un intérêt capital pour l’étude de la réception de l’Antiquité dans les cultures occidentales.
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The increased attention accorded to concepts of sex and gender developed by work in gender studies has powerfully transformed research in to the ancient Mediterranean past, opening up a new extremely fruitful field of cultural and social analysis. Inasmuch as many ideas and values responsible for shaping the construction of identities in later western societies originate in antiquity, applying gendered theoretical perspectives to the texts and artifacts surviving from the ancient world antiquity offers particular benefits. Inquiries conducted into the relations among men, between men and women, among women, and on modes of constructing what qualifies as “feminine” and “masculine” have brought a new illumination to the distinctive ways that ancient societies and cultures functioned, an illumination also of major relevance for research on the reception of antiquity in western cultures.
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Issue 5 | 2015


Kevin McGuiness Drag Queen: The Liminal Sex of the Bust of Queen Nefertiti [Abstract][Full text]
David Konstan Sappho 16 and the Sense of Beauty [Abstract][Full text]
Giulia Pedrucci Baliatico, αἰδώς e malocchio: capire l’allattamento nella Grecia di epoca arcaica e classica anche con l’aiuto delle fonti romane [Abstract][Full text]
Laura McClure Courtesans Reconsidered: Women in Aristophanes’ Lysistrata [Abstract][Full text]
Kevin Solez Zois the Eretrian, wife of Kabeiras (22 Ziebarth): Music, sexuality, and κιθάρισμα in cultural context [Abstract][Full text]
Tom Sapsford The Wages of Effeminacy?: Kinaidoi in Greek Documents from Egypt [Abstract][Full text]
Jennifer Ingleheart
‘Greek’ love at Rome: Propertius 1.20 and the reception of Hellenistic verse [Abstract][Full text]

Simon Goldhill Preposterous Poetics and the Erotics of Death [Abstract][Full text]
Sheila Murnaghan Tragic Realities: Fictional Women and the Writing of Ancient History [Abstract][Full text]

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