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Titlesort descending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
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...
CLASSICS 145
Early Christian Gospels (RELIGST 132D)
An exploration of Christian gospels of the first and second century. Emphasis on the variety of images and interpretations of Jesus and the good...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
CLASSICS 121
Ecology in Philosophy and Literature
(Formerly CLASSGEN 116.) The basic principles of ecological thinking, exploring the ways that different writers represent and relate to the natural...
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 183
Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece (ECON 114)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 114.) Cultural and political background for Athens of the 5th and 4th century BC. Athenian economy of the 4th century BC. Economic...
GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
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
Monday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-326
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
110-114
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
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...
CLASSICS 142
Emperor, Explorer, and God: Alexander the Great in the Global Imagination (RELIGST 109)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 109.) This course will survey the changing image of Alexander the Great from the Hellenistic world to the contemporary. We shall...
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 168
Engineering the Roman Empire (ARCHLGY 118)
(Formerly CLASSART 117.) Enter the mind, the drafting room, and the building site of the Roman architects and engineers whose monumental projects...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 313
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 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...
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 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 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 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...
Maxmin, J.
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
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 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...
Stephens, S.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
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...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Encina West 106
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...
Stephens, S.
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-204
CLASSICS 105B
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205B)
(Formerly CLASSGRK 175B/275B.) Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and...
2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Encina West 106
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,...
Pentcheva, B.
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,...
Pentcheva, B.
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...
Weingast, B.
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Encina Hall C464
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...
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...
CLASSICS 158
Iconoclasm (ARTHIST 209C, ARTHIST 409, CLASSICS 258, REES 409)
Iconoclasm, iconophobia, and aniconism as markers of cultural transformation of the Mediterranean in the 7th-9th centuries. The identity crisis in...
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...
CLASSICS 143
Images of Women in Ancient China and Greece (CHINGEN 143, CHINGEN 243, CLASSICS 243)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 153/253.) Representation of women in ancient Chinese and Greek texts. How men viewed women and what women had to say about...
GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
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...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
20-22K
CLASSICS 148
Imperishable Heroes and Unblemished Goddesses: Myth, Ritual, and Epic in Ancient Iran (CLASSICS 248, 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...
2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
20-22K
GER:DB-Hum, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
Maxmin, J.
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...
Maxmin, J.
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...
McCall, M.
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

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