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Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-112
Language
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 1.) No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
90-92Q
CLASSICS 2G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 2.) Continuation of CLASSICS 1G. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-101
CLASSICS 2L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 2.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 1L or equivalent placement.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-219
CLASSICS 3G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2G or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3G fulfills...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
460-301
Language
CLASSICS 3L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2L or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3L fulfills the...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
School of Education 334
Language
CLASSICS 4L
Intensive Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 10/210) Equivalent to a year of beginning Latin (three quarters; CLASSICS 1L, 2: and 3L), this course is designed to teach the...
2018-2019 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00am - 11:50am
Language
CLASSICS 6G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5, RELIGST 171A)
This is a one term intensive class in Biblical Greek. After quickly learning the basics of the language, we will then dive right into readings from...
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-101
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 208L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday
11:30am - 12:50pm
50-52E
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 208L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
60-107
CLASSICS 9N
What Didn't Make it into the Bible (JEWISHST 9N, RELIGST 9N)
Over two billion people alive today consider the Bible to be sacred scripture. But how did the books that made it into the bible get there in the...
Michael Penn
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
460-334
WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
(Formerly CLASSGRK 101.) Transition to reading narrative Grammar review and vocabulary-building.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
60-108
Language
CLASSICS 11L
Intermediate Latin: Introduction to Literature
(Formerly CLASSLAT 101.) Phonology, morphology, semantics, and syntax. Readings in prose and poetry. Analysis of literary language, including rhythm...
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
20-21G
Language
CLASSICS 12N
Income and wealth inequality from the Stone Age to the present (HISTORY 12N)
Rising inequality is a defining feature of our time. How long has economic inequality existed, and when, how and why has the gap between haves and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
90-92Q
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 12G
Intermediate Greek: Herodotus
Classics majors and minors must take course for letter grade. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
160-319
Language
CLASSICS 12L
Intermediate Latin: Martial & Pliny
In this class you will practice with and reinforce the advanced vocabulary, forms, and syntax of classical Latin you have previously acquired. The...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
260-004
Language
CLASSICS 13G
Intermediate Greek: Homer's Iliad
(Formerly CLASSGRK 103.) Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-015
Language
CLASSICS 13L
Intermediate Latin: Vergil's Aeneid
Vocabulary, forms and syntax. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-201
Language
CLASSICS 14N
Ecology in Philosophy and Literature
What can we do to help the environment? How do our conceptions of the environment affect our actions? In this class, we examine the basic...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-101
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 14
Greek and Latin Roots of English
(Formerly CLASSGEN 9) Goal is to improve vocabulary, comprehension of written English, and standardized test scores through learning the Greek and...
2018-2019 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
CLASSICS 16N
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos (FEMGEN 24N)
Preference to freshmen. Sappho's surviving fragments in English; traditions referring to or fantasizing about her disputed life. How her poetry and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-CE, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 17N
To Die For: Antigone and Political Dissent (TAPS 12N)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 6N.) Preference to freshmen. Tensions inherent in the democracy of ancient Athens; how the character of Antigone emerges in later...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Memaud125
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 18N
The Artist in Ancient Greek Society (ARTHIST 100N)
Given the importance of art to all aspects of their lives, the Greeks had reason to respect their artists. Yet potters, painters and even sculptors...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 19N
Eloquence Personified: How To Speak Like Cicero
This course is an introduction to Roman rhetoric, Cicero's Rome, and the active practice of speaking well. Participants read a short rhetorical...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
260-007
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each site in understanding the...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
160-319
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each site in understanding the...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Littlefield 104
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 26N
The Roman Empire: Its Grandeur and Fall (HISTORY 11N)
Preference to freshmen. Explore themes on the Roman Empire and its decline from the 1st through the 5th centuries C.E.. What was the political and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-322
GER:IHUM-3, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 29N
Ancient Myth in Modern Poetry
For millennia, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome have been objects of fascination and tools for exploring humanity's most abiding concerns: self,...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
460-334
CLASSICS 31
Greek Mythology
(Formerly CLASSGEN 18.) The heroic and divine in the literature, mythology, and culture of archaic Greece. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of...
2018-2019 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions, including some for...
Stephens, S., Bartos, N., Epstein, N., Mallon, K.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 35
The Good Life: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethical Philosophy
The ancient Greeks longed for happiness, but life often led to suffering and anxiety. In ancient Greece, the traditional value system focused on...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-101
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 37
Humanities Core: Great Books, Big Ideas -- Europe, The Ancient World (DLCL 11, HUMCORE 11)
This course will journey through ancient literature from Homer to St. Augustine; it will introduce participants to some of its fascinating features...
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
380-380Y
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 39
Reinventing the Sophomore Experience
The sophomore year brings a number of choices that undergraduates have to make. This course is a chance to explore those choices thoughtfully,...
Marie-Louise Catsalis
2018-2019 Autumn
CLASSICS 40
Greek Philosophy (PHIL 100)
We shall cover the major developments in Greek philosophical thought, focusing on Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic schools (the Epicureans, the...
Lee, R., Attwood, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Hewlett Teaching Center 103
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 42
Philosophy and Literature (COMPLIT 181, ENGLISH 81, FRENCH 181, GERMAN 181, ITALIAN 181, PHIL 81, SLAVIC 181)
What, if anything, does reading literature do for our lives? What can literature offer that other forms of writing cannot? Can fictions teach us...
Taylor Madigan, Radhika Koul, Joshua Landy, R. Lanier Anderson, John Holliday
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:50pm
60-109
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 43
Exploring the New Testament (JEWISHST 86, RELIGST 86)
To explore the historical context of the earliest Christians, students will read most of the New Testament as well as many documents that didn't make...
Michael Penn
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-124
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 44
Epic! Life, death, and glory in the Iliad and Odyssey
The two epics attributed to the ancient Greek poet Homer enshrine a vivid world of experience centered on the deeds and misdeeds of warriors and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
90-92Q
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 54
Introduction to World Architecture (ARTHIST 3)
This lecture course surveys the history of architecture and urbanism, from the first societies to the present, in Europe, West and East Asia, the...
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 56
Introduction to the Visual Arts: Prehistoric through Medieval (ARTHIST 1A)
A survey of the art and architecture from the cave paintings of Lascaux to the Gothic Cathedrals of France; the material is organized both...
Alexander Nemerov
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 350
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 58
Egypt in the Age of Heresy (AFRICAAM 58A, AFRICAST 58, ARCHLGY 58)
Perhaps the most controversial era in ancient Egyptian history, the Amarna period (c.1350-1334 BCE) was marked by great sociocultural transformation...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
260-004
WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 76
Global History: The Ancient World (HISTORY 1A)
This course examines the emergence of "world empires"-- the first way of constituting a world-- in four regions of the eastern hemisphere from the...
Y. Li, Martin W. Lewis
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-305
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 81
Ancient Empires: Near East (HISTORY 117)
Why do imperialists conquer people? Why do some people resist while others collaborate? This course tries to answer these questions by looking at...
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 12:20pm
110-112
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 83
The Greeks (HISTORY 101)
250 years ago, for almost the first time in history, a few societies rejected kings who claimed to know what the gods wanted and began moving toward...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
380-380F
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 84
The Romans (HISTORY 102A)
How did a tiny village create a huge empire and shape the world, and why did it fail? Roman history, imperialism, politics, social life, economic...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:30am - 12:20pm
320-220
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 88
Origins of History in Greece and Rome (HISTORY 114)
The beginnings and development of historical writing in the ancient world. Emphasis on major classical historians and various models of history they...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-217
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 92
Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology (ARCHLGY 92)
This course will introduce students to the art and archaeology of Greece and the Greek world from the Neolithic through Early Roman periods. By...
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
160-B40
CLASSICS 101G
Advanced Greek: Greek Erotic Poetry and Prose
Read and compare Xenophon's and Plato's approaches to desire. Then we will move to earlier poetry and read Sappho, Anacreon, Alcman, Ibycus, and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
50-51B
Language
CLASSICS 101L
Advanced Latin: Lucretius
Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
60-107
Language
CLASSICS 102L
Advanced Latin: Elegy
As needed, we will review questions of grammar and syntax, rhetorical terms, and historical context. Classics majors and minors must take course for...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
80-115
Language, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 102G
Advanced Greek: Plato's Phaedo
Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-101
Language

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