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Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 173
Hagia Sophia (ARTHIST 208, ARTHIST 408, CLASSICS 273)
By employing a methodology based in psychoacoustics, semiotics, and phenomenology, this course explores the relationship among sound, water, marble,...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 178
Ancient Greek Political Thought
This class traces some of the intellectual roots of modern political thought to authors of classical antiquity, such as Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
360-361A
CLASSICS 201G
Survey of Greek Literature: Archaic Greek
(Formerly CLASSGEN 208A.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Green Library 351
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,...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-112
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...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-101
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
240-202
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-204
CLASSICS 206A
The Semantics of Grammar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 205A.) Supplements CLASSICS 104A/204A. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality,...
2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
110-101
CLASSICS 206B
The Semantics of Grammar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 205B.) Supplements CLASSICS 104B/204B. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality,...
2015-2016 Winter
Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
80-113
CLASSICS 207L
The Pastoral in Post-Classical Literature 
For modern readers, the words ¿pastoral¿ and ¿bucolic¿ evoke picturesque scenes of pastureland and flocks of sheep ¿ an Arcadian paradise first...
2015-2016 Winter
Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
100-101K
CLASSICS 247
Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran (CLASSICS 147, RELIGST 209, 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...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
60-119
CLASSICS 257
The Archaeology of Cyprus (CLASSICS 157)
This seminar course introduces students to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean and its archaeology, from the origins of human...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 273
Hagia Sophia (ARTHIST 208, ARTHIST 408, CLASSICS 173)
By employing a methodology based in psychoacoustics, semiotics, and phenomenology, this course explores the relationship among sound, water, marble,...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Friday
12:30pm - 3:20pm
110-204
CLASSICS 327
Petronius and Apuleius
Petronius' Satyricon and Apuleius' Metamorphoses represent the surviving Latin novel. Differences between them. Readings include Petronius' dinner at...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 330
Satire
The concept of "satire" as a social and literary force will be examined with equal attention given to examples in Greek and Latin. Texts to be...
2015-2016 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Green Library 351
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...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 356
Mediterranean Regionalism (ARCHLGY 356)
The ancient world enjoys scholarly traditions of both grand pan-Mediterranean narratives and focused studies of the individual landscapes and peoples...
2015-2016 Winter
CLASSICS 356
Mediterranean Regionalism (ARCHLGY 356)
The ancient world enjoys scholarly traditions of both grand pan-Mediterranean narratives and focused studies of the individual landscapes and peoples...
2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
CLASSICS 358
The Archaeology of Ancient Mediterranean Environments
This seminar examines the interplay between classical archaeologists¿ conceptions and analyses of ancient Mediterranean environments. These themes...
2015-2016 Autumn
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 372
Archaeology of Roman Slavery (ARCHLGY 342)
(Formerly CLASSART 342.) The archaeological study of Roman slavery has been severely limited by a focus on identifying the traces of slaves in the...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 380
Ancient Empires
What is an empire? How did they begin? Why have some imperialists been successful, while others failed dismally? Why do some people collaborate with...
2015-2016 Winter
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 382
High-Stakes Politics: Case Studies in Political Philosophy, Institutions, and Interests (POLISCI 231, POLISCI 331)
Normative political theory combined with positive political theory to better explain how major texts may have responded to and influenced changes in...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Encina Hall C464
ESF 7
Education as Self-Fashioning: The Transformation of the Self
Socrates famously claimed that the unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates and other ancient thinkers examined themselves and found that they...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
11:30am - 12:50pm
110-112
THINK, WAY-ER, Writing 1
ESF 7A
Education as Self-Fashioning: The Transformation of the Self
Socrates famously claimed that the unexamined life is not worth living.  Socrates and other ancient thinkers examined themselves and found that they...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:50pm
THINK, WAY-ER, Writing 1
HUMBIO 2B
Culture, Evolution, and Society
Introduction to the evolutionary study of human diversity. Hominid evolution, the origins of social complexity, social theory, and the emergence of...
Richard Klein
2015-2016 Autumn
Thursday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
320-106
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI, WAY-SMA
THINK 54
100,000 Years of War
If you had been born 10,000 years ago, the chance that someone would kill you was more than 1 in 10, but if you were born in the twentieth century AD...
2015-2016 Autumn
Wednesday Friday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
Thornt211
THINK, WAY-SI

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