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Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 201L
Survey of Latin Literature: Literature of the Roman Republic
(Formerly CLASSGEN 207A.) One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy....
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:15pm - 3:05pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 202G
Advanced Greek (CLASSICS 102G)
The Athenians enjoyed their oratory¿a bit too much, according to Thucydides, who added some of the finest specimens himself. We will read in Greek a...
CLASSICS 202G
Survey of Greek Literature: Classical Greek
(Formerly CLASSGEN 208B.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
CLASSICS 202L
Survey of Latin Literature: Augustan Age Latin
(Formerly CLASSGEN 207B.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:15pm - 3:05pm
90-92Q
CLASSICS 203G
Survey of Greek Literature: Hellenistic and Late Greek
(Formerly CLASSGEN 208C.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
CLASSICS 203L
Survey of Latin Literature: Imperial Latin
(Formerly CLASSGEN 207C.) One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy....
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:15pm - 3:05pm
70-72A1
CLASSICS 204A
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 104A)
(Formerly CLASSLAT 175A/275A.) Intensive review of Latin syntax. Begins Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See...
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:50am
80-113
CLASSICS 204B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 104B)
(Formerly CLASSLAT 175B/275B) Intensive review of Latin syntax. Began with 104A/204A in Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:50am
70-72A1
CLASSICS 205A
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 105A)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 175A/275A.) Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:35pm - 2:05pm
110-204
CLASSICS 205B
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 105B)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 175B/275B.) Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:30am
110-204
CLASSICS 206A
The Semantics of Grammar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 205A.) Supplements CLASSICS 104A/204A. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality,...
2014-2015 Autumn
Friday
10:00am - 11:50am
20-21B
CLASSICS 206B
The Semantics of Grammar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 205B.) Supplements CLASSICS 104B/204B. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality,...
2014-2015 Winter
Friday
10:00am - 11:50am
80-113
CLASSICS 213
Proseminar: Documentary Papyrology
The focus will be on documentary papyrology. Students will be introduced to the basics of the discipline.
2014-2015 Autumn
Wednesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 215
Paleography of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts (DLCL 209, HISTORY 309G, RELIGST 204)
Introductory course in the history of writing and of the book, from the late antique period until the advent of printing. Opportunity to learn to...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 216
Advanced Paleography (ENGLISH 300A, HISTORY 315, RELIGST 329X)
This course will train students in the transcription and editing of original Medieval and Early Modern textual materials from c. 1000 to 1600,...
Treharne, E
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
120-314
CLASSICS 237
Ancient Dance and its Modern Legacy (CLASSICS 137, TAPS 165C, TAPS 265C)
Descriptions of dance in the Greek and Greco-Roman world; theories about dance in antiquity; dance and the senses; modern and modernist dancers and...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
GER WAY-A-II: Aesthetic and Interpretive Inquiry
CLASSICS 243
Images of Women in Ancient China and Greece (CHINGEN 143, CHINGEN 243, CLASSICS 143)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 153/253.) Representation of women in ancient Chinese and Greek texts. How men viewed women and what women had to say about...
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
2:15pm - 3:30pm
200-201
GER WAY_ED: Engaging Diversity; GER WAY_SI: Social Inquiry
CLASSICS 244
Classical Seminar: Rethinking Classics (DLCL 321)
Literary and philosophical texts from Antiquity (including Homer, the Greek tragedians, Plato, Aristotle, Virgil, and Augustine). In each case, we...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 246
Winged Bulls and Sun Disks: Religion and Politics in the Persian Empire (CLASSICS 146, RELIGST 229, RELIGST 329)
Stretching from India to Ethiopia, the Persian Empire¿the largest empire before Rome¿has been represented as the exemplar of oriental despotism and...
Vevaina, Y
2014-2015 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:15pm - 5:05pm
School of Education 208
CLASSICS 247
Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran (CLASSICS 147, RELIGST 309)
This course is designed as a broad introduction to the religious and social history of the Sasanian Empire, encompassing the period from 224-651 CE...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 248
Imperishable Heroes and Unblemished Goddesses: Myth, Ritual, and Epic in Ancient Iran (CLASSICS 148, RELIGST 209E, RELIGST 309E)
Designed as a broad introduction to the world of ancient Iran, students will be introduced to the Indo-European inheritance in ancient Iranian...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 258
Iconoclasm (ARTHIST 209C, ARTHIST 409, CLASSICS 158, REES 409)
Iconoclasm, iconophobia, and aniconism as markers of cultural transformation of the Mediterranean in the 7th-9th centuries. The identity crisis in...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
CLASSICS 261
Archaic Greek Art (ARTHIST 101, ARTHIST 301, CLASSART 101, CLASSICS 161)
The development of Greek art and culture from protogeometric beginnings to the Persian Wars, 1000-480 B.C.E. The genesis of a native Greek style; the...
Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:45am
GER WAY-A-II: Aesthetic and Interpretive Inquiry
CLASSICS 301
Gateways to Classics
(Formerly CLASSGEN 300A.) Focus on skills, methodologies and approaches in the study of Classics topics, with attention both to histories of the...
2014-2015 Autumn
CLASSICS 302
Workshop on Teaching in Classics
Introduction to pedagogical theories and techniques relevant to careers as Classics instructors. Classics faculty and advanced graduate students...
2014-2015 Spring
CLASSICS 304
Developing a Classics Dissertation Prospectus
This workshop concentrates on the development process of writing a successful dissertation proposal and clarifies expectations of the defense process...
2014-2015 Spring
CLASSICS 315
Aristotle and the Object of Mathematical Reasoning (PHIL 318)
The concept of definition plays a central role in Aristotle's treatment of both philosophical and scientific inquiry, as well as explanation. A...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 318
Aristophanes: Comedy, and Democracy
(Formerly CLASSGEN 304.) Intensive study of three plays in Greek (Knights, Peace, Ecclesiazusae) and the rest of the corpus in English, with...
2014-2015 Winter
Thursday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 320
The Odes and Epodes of Horace
Critical analysis of poetic texts, strengthening and updating the understanding of Latin language and style, and discussion of some of the most...
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
420-245
CLASSICS 331
Words and Things in the History of Classical Scholarship (HISTORY 303F)
How have scholars used ancient texts and objects since the revival of the classical tradition? How did antiquarians study and depict objects and...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 335
Ekphrasis in Antiquity
What is "ekphrasis"? How was it theorized and practiced in antiquity? Description, interpretation, and the senses; The relationship between the...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
110-112
CLASSICS 336
Plato on Eros and Beauty (PHIL 306C)
We read Plato's Symposium and Phaedrus; topics: love, beauty, language (oral and written). Graduate seminar, but open to seniors.
2014-2015 Spring
Friday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
110-112
CLASSICS 337
The Second Sophistic
The class will introduce students to the most important aspects of the Second Sophistic: linguistic and literary classicism, rhetoric and performance...
2014-2015 Autumn
Friday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
110-204
CLASSICS 352
Doing Business in Classical Antiquity: Mediterranean Exchange (ARCHLGY 327)
Exchange was everywhere in the Mediterranean, from the individual household to the state. Yet the specific models by which goods changed hands were...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 353
Archaeology: Post-Humanist Agendas (ARCHLGY 353)
How do people and their artifacts connect? Just what is the subject of archaeological history? A seminar reviewing the latest materialist approaches...
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
11:00am - 12:30pm
CLASSICS 367
Mediterranean Networks (ARCHLGY 367)
The the ancient Mediterranean was highly interconnected is common knowledge, and the idea of integration has become a defining factory in current...
2014-2015 Winter
Friday
1:15pm - 4:05pm
110-204
CLASSICS 373
Reception and Literacy in Roman Art (ARTHIST 422)
(Formerly CLASSART 322.) Beyond a focus on artists and patrons: how Roman art was seen and understood by its contemporary viewers. Themes include...
2014-2015 Spring
Friday
10:00am - 12:50pm
110-112
CLASSICS 376
Art, Ekphrasis, and Music in Byzantium and Islam (ARTHIST 405)
Focus is on the interrelation of art, architecture, verbal description, poetry, and music, including the singing of psalms and recitation of the Qur'...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 377
Animation, Performance, Presence in Medieval Art (ARTHIST 411)
(Formerly CLASSART 311.) This course will explore concepts of animacy, performance, and presence in the art of Byzantium, focusing on the concept of...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 381
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 181, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 133/333.) Political philosophy in classical antiquity, focusing on canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero....
2014-2015 Winter
CLASSICS 382
High-Stakes Politics: Case Studies in Political Philosophy, Institutions, and Interests (POLISCI 231)
Normative political theory combined with positive political theory to better explain how major texts may have responded to and influenced changes in...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 384A
Ancient Greek Economic Development (POLISCI 430A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 330A.) Drawing on Herodotus and other literary sources, ancient historians have traditionally seen classical Greece as a very...
Josiah Ober
2014-2015 Winter
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
110-101
CLASSICS 384B
Ancient Greek Economic Development (POLISCI 430B)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 330B.) Drawing on Herodotus and other literary sources, ancient historians have traditionally seen classical Greece as a very...
Josiah Ober
2014-2015 Spring
Tuesday
2:15pm - 5:05pm
Encina West 108
CLASSICS 391
Early Empires: Han and Rome
(Formerly CLASSHIS 344.) This course systematically compares the Han Empire and the Roman Empire in order to provide insight into the distinctive...
Not given this year
CLASSICS 396
Humanities+Design: Visualizing the Grand Tour (DLCL 396, HISTORY 336E)
Study of the eighteenth-century Grand Tour of Italy through visualization tools of the digital age. Critical readings in both visual epistemology and...
Nicole Coleman
2014-2015 Autumn
Tuesday
3:15pm - 6:05pm
50-51P
CLASSICS 2105
The Egyptians (AFRICAAM 30, CLASSICS 82)
Overview of ancient Egyptian pasts, from predynastic times to Greco-Roman rule, roughly 3000 BCE to 30 BCE. Attention to archaeological sites and...
Not given this year
ENGLISH 9CE
Sample Course Content - For Testing
This is just a sample course.
2014-2015 Spring
Monday Wednesday
8:00am - 10:50am
Jordan Quad
WAY-CE

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