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Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 1.) No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00am - 10:50am
School of Education 41
Language
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
Encina West 202
CLASSICS 2G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 2.) Continuation of CLASSICS 1G. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00am - 10:50am
110-101
CLASSICS 2L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 2.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 1L or equivalent placement.
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-112
CLASSICS 3G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2G or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3G fulfills...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
460-429
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...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-114
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...
2014-2015 Summer
Language
CLASSICS 6G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5, RELIGST 171A)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 5.) This is a one term intensive class in Biblical Greek. After quickly learning the basics of the language, we will then dive...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
100-101K
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 500-1600 CE (ENGLISH 113L, PHIL 113L, PHIL 213L, RELIGST 173X)
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with medieval Latin and neo-Latin through a reading of various short texts drawn from philosophical...
Duarte, S
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
260-012
CLASSICS 7G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5B)
This is a continuation of the Winter Quarter Biblical Greek Course. We will be reading selections primarily from the New Testament (both Gospels and...
Test Instructor
CLASSICS 9G
Intensive Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5G, RELIGST 171X)
Equivalent to two quarters of Biblical Greek (CLASSICS 6G, 7G). After quickly learning the basics of the language, students will dive right into...
2014-2015 Summer
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
(Formerly CLASSGRK 101.) Transition to reading narrative: Lucian, with selections from Plato and New Testament. Grammar review and vocabulary-...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
110-204
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...
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
12:15pm - 1:05pm
Green Library 351
Language
CLASSICS 12G
Intermediate Greek: Herodotus - the father of history?
(Formerly CLASSGRK 102.) Herodotus of Halicarnassus (ca. 484 - 426) has often been celebrated as the "father of history." But the promised "display...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:00am - 10:30am
160-120
Language
CLASSICS 12L
Intermediate Latin: Plautus
(Formerly CLASSLAT 102.) A close study of two plays by the brilliant comic dramatist of the 2nd Century BC. The course will develop confidence and...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 12:30pm
60-118
Language
CLASSICS 13G
Intermediate Greek: Homer
(Formerly CLASSGRK 103.) We will read selected episodes from the Odyssey in Greek, and the entirety of the poem in translation. Our primary goal will...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
80-113
Language
CLASSICS 13L
Intermediate Latin: Cicero and Catullus
(Formerly CLASSLAT 103.) In this class you will practice with and reinforce the advanced vocabulary, forms, and syntax of classical Latin you have...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
12:15pm - 1:05pm
20-22K
Language
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...
2014-2015 Summer
CLASSICS 16N
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos (FEMGEN 24N)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 24N.) Preference to freshmen. Sappho's surviving fragments in English; traditions referring to or fantasizing about her disputed...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 12:30pm
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...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sweet403
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...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:00am - 10:50am
Art103
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe
(Formerly CLASSART 21Q.) Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each...
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-101
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe
(Formerly CLASSART 21Q.) Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00am - 10:50am
School of Education 230
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 24N
What is a Map?
Exploration of the nature of maps via an overview of premodern mapping practices, combining theory and history of maps. Hands-on research involving...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
110-101
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 26N
The Roman Empire: Its Grandeur and Fall (HISTORY 11N)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 24N.) Preference to freshmen. Explore themes on the Roman Empire and its decline from the 1st through the 5th centuries C.E.....
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:15pm - 2:30pm
110-112
GER:IHUM-3, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 28N
Inequality: the Last 100,000 Years (HISTORY 15N)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 13N.) This seminar traces the evolution of resource inequality from the Stone Age to the present. Only this long-term perspective...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Thornt207
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...
2014-2015 Summer
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
12:15pm - 1:05pm
260-113
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 32
Gender and Power in Ancient Greece (FEMGEN 17)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 17.) Introduction to the sex-gender system of ancient Greece, with comparative material from modern America. How myths, religious...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:15pm - 1:05pm
300-303
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Summer
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:00am - 10:50am
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
9:00am - 9:50am
110-114
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
9:00am - 9:50am
100-101K
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
9:00am - 9:50am
80-115
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 34.) How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 9:50am
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 35
Becoming Like God: An Introduction to Greek Ethical Philosophy
(Formerly CLASSGEN 35.) This course investigates key ethical philosophies in classical Greece. After reading several Greek tragedies (representing...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 36
Gender and Power in Ancient Rome
(Formerly CLASSGEN 119.) Interactions of gender and power in ancient Roman politics, religion, spectacles, and daily life. Masculinity and...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:00am - 12:30pm
160-124
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 36
Gender and Power in Ancient Rome
(Formerly CLASSGEN 119.) Interactions of gender and power in ancient Roman politics, religion, spectacles, and daily life. Masculinity and...
2014-2015 Winter
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 42
Philosophy and Literature (COMPLIT 181, ENGLISH 81, FRENCH 181, GERMAN 181, ITALIAN 181, PHIL 81, SLAVIC 181)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 81) Required gateway course for Philosophical and Literary Thought; crosslisted in departments sponsoring the Philosophy and...
Anderson, Landy
2014-2015 Winter
Wednesday
3:15pm - 4:50pm
260-113
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 51
Introduction to the Archaeology of Greece (ARCHLGY 51)
An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Greece, from the first city states through the cultural achievements of classical Athens to the...
2014-2015 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00am - 10:50am
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 52
Introduction to Roman Archaeology (ARCHLGY 81)
(Formerly CLASSART 81.) This course will introduce you to the material culture of the ancient Roman world, from spectacular imperial monuments in...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:15pm - 2:05pm
Green Earth Sciences150
GER:DB-Hum
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...
Barry, F
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
Herrin T175
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 55
Urban Sustainability: Long-Term Archaeological Perspectives
Comparative and archaeological view of urban design and sustainability. How fast changing cities challenge human relationships with nature....
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...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
Art2
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 60
The Romans (CLASSICS 84, 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...
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...
Mark Lewis
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 12:30pm
Art2
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...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:30am
80-115
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 82
The Egyptians (AFRICAAM 30)
Overview of ancient Egyptian pasts, from predynastic times to Greco-Roman rule, roughly 3000 BCE to 30 BCE. Attention to archaeological sites and...
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 83
The Greeks (HISTORY 101)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 101.) 250 years ago, for almost the first time in history, a few societies rejected kings who claimed to know what the gods...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 11:50am
200-305
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 84
The Romans (HISTORY 102A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 60.) How did a tiny village create a huge empire and shape the world, and why did it fail? Roman history, imperialism, politics,...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:00am - 11:50am
530-127
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI

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