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AFRICAAM 115
South African Encounters (AFRICAST 115)
This course is a prerequisite for all those accepted to or on the wait list for the following quarter's BOSP Cape Town term abroad. It will explore...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
6:00pm - 7:20pm
50-52H
AFRICAAM 115
South African Encounters (AFRICAST 115)
This course is a prerequisite for all those accepted to or on the wait list for the following quarter's BOSP Cape Town term abroad. It will explore...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday
6:30pm - 7:50pm
160-322
AFRICAAM 115
South African Encounters (AFRICAST 115)
This course is a prerequisite for all those accepted to or on the wait list for the following quarter's BOSP Cape Town term abroad. It will explore...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
300-303
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 1.) No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-114
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
320-106
CLASSICS 2G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 2.) Continuation of CLASSICS 1G. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-112
CLASSICS 2L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 2.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 1L or equivalent placement.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
Sequoia Hall 200
CLASSICS 3G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2G or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3G fulfills...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-112
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...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
Encina Hall C464
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...
2015-2016 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00am - 11:50am
110-112
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
20-21B
CLASSICS 7G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5B)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 6) This is a continuation of the Winter Quarter Biblical Greek Course. Pre-requisite: CLASSICS 6G (Formerly CLASSGRK 5) or a...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-101
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...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
90-92Q
Language
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
(Formerly CLASSGRK 101.) Transition to reading narrative Grammar review and vocabulary-building.
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
20-22K
Language
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
(Formerly CLASSGRK 101.) Transition to reading narrative Grammar review and vocabulary-building.
2015-2016 Autumn
Language
CLASSICS 12G
Intermediate Greek: Euripides' Medea
(Formerly CLASSGRK 102.) The Medea of Euripides was first performed in 431 BCE at the Great Dionysia of Athens, where it won last place. Euripides¿...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
460-301
Language
CLASSICS 12L
Intermediate Latin: Petronius and Martial
(Formerly CLASSLAT 102.) Selections from Petronius "Satyrica" and Martial's epigrams. Our primary goal will be to read these texts in their original...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-114
Language
CLASSICS 13G
Intermediate Greek: Homer's Iliad
(Formerly CLASSGRK 103.) We will read selected episodes from the Iliad in Greek, and the entirety of the poem in translation. Our primary goal will...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
80-113
Language
CLASSICS 13L
Intermediate Latin: Selections from Vergil's Aeneid, Books 7 - 12
(Formerly CLASSLAT 103.) Vocabulary, forms and syntax. Discussion of biographical, political, and literary issues in the text. The connection...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Green Library 351
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...
2015-2016 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-114
CLASSICS 16SC
Memorials, Museums and Memory
The last time you walked past a public monument, did you stop to read the plaque (if there was one) or otherwise contemplate its meaning and...
2015-2016 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
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...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:00am
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
(Formerly CLASSART 21Q.) Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
160-120
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
(Formerly CLASSART 21Q.) Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
8:30am - 9:20am
110-114
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
110-114
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.....
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
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...
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
200-002
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...
Driscoll, D.
2015-2016 Summer
Monday Wednesday
1:15pm - 2:45pm
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
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...
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...
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)
Required gateway course for Philosophical and Literary Thought; crosslisted in departments sponsoring the Philosophy and Literature track. Majors...
Dannenberg, J., Landy, J.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
200-002
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 43
Exploring the New Testament (RELIGST 86)
The New Testament is many things to many people. Around the globe, it is and has been for two millennia a source of culture, law, and faith. It has...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-326
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 51
Introduction to Greek Archaeology (ARCHLGY 51)
An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Greece, from the first city states through the cultural achievements of classical Athens to the...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
8:30am - 9:20am
110-114
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
110-101
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...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 102
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 350
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 76
Global History: The Ancient World (HISTORY 1A)
World history from the origins of humanity to the Black Death. Focuses on the evolution of complex societies, wealth, violence, and hierarchy,...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
200-002
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 81
Ancient Empires: Near East
Why do imperialists conquer people? Why do some people resist while others collaborate? This course tries to answer these questions by looking at...
2015-2016 Autumn
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 82
The Egyptians (AFRICAAM 30, HISTORY 48, HISTORY 148)
Overview of ancient Egyptian pasts, from predynastic times to Greco-Roman rule, roughly 3000 BCE to 30 BCE. Attention to archaeological sites and...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-034
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 12:20pm
530-127
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,...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 87
Egyptomania! The Allure of Ancient Egypt Over the Past 3,500 Years (AFRICAAM 87, HISTORY 244)
Why does Egypt fascinate us? From Napoleon's invasion to Katy Perry's latest music video, we have interpreted ancient Egyptian history and mythology...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Thornt207
WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 88
Origins of History in Greece and Rome (HISTORY 114)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 117.) The beginnings and development of historical writing in the ancient world. Emphasis on major classical historians and...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
360-361A
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 101G
Advanced Greek: Plato on Poetry
(Formerly CLASSGRK 111.)  Plato¿s discussions on poetry's inspiration, performance, and its relationship to philosophy had an immense influence on...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-114
Language
CLASSICS 101L
Advanced Latin: Tacitus
(Formerly CLASSLAT 111.) We will read Book 4 of Tacitus¿ "Annals", a crucial piece in this famed historian¿s bleak depiction of the Roman empire. We...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
60-119
Language
CLASSICS 102G
Advanced Greek: Funeral Orations by Lysias, Gorgias, Thucydides and Plato
(Formerly CLASSGRK 112.) The funeral oration (epitaphios logos) is an important genre of speech whose performance in Classical Athens involved...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
120-414
Language
CLASSICS 102L
Advanced Latin: Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics
(Formerly CLASSLAT 112.) Detailed reading of Virgil's poems written before the Aeneid. Discussion of poetic style and to Triumviral and Augustan ...
Parker, G., Taniguchi, L.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
70-72A1
Language, WAY-A-II

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