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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
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 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 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 ...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
70-72A1
Language, WAY-A-II
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 ...
2015-2016 Winter
Language, WAY-A-II
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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
CLASSICS 156
Design of Cities (ARCHLGY 156)
Long-term, comparative and archaeological view of urban planning and design. Cities are the fastest changing components of the human landscape and...
2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-321
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
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
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
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 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
120-314
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
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 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
Wednesday
6:30pm - 7:20pm
200-015
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
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
Thursday
7:30pm - 8:50pm
200-013
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 163
Greek Art In and Out of Context (ARTHIST 203)
The seminar considers Greek artifacts in the context of Greek life (including the life of the workshop), and the endless ways in which craftsmen...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 370
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Thursday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
110-101
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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
200-002
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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 105A
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205A)
(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 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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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 161
Introduction to Greek Art I: The Archaic Period (ARTHIST 101)
In the decades 480-460, just before work began on the Parthenon, the sculptor Myron, creator of the Discus-Thrower, was even more celebrated for his...
2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 162
Introduction to Greek Art II: The Classical Period (ARTHIST 102)
The class begins with the art, architecture and political ideals of Periclean Athens, from the emergence of the city as the political and cultural...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 112
Introduction to Greek Tragedy: Gods, Heroes, Fate, and Justice (TAPS 167)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 110.) Gods and heroes, fate and free choice, gender conflict, the justice or injustice of the universe: these are just some of...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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 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 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 104A
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204A)
(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 104B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204B)
(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 150
Majors Seminar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 176.) Required of Classics majors and minors in junior or senior year; students contemplating honors should take this course in...
2015-2016 Winter
Friday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
300-303
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 150
Majors Seminar
(Formerly CLASSGEN 176.) Required of Classics majors and minors in junior or senior year; students contemplating honors should take this course in...
2015-2016 Winter
GER:DB-Hum

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