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Titlesort ascending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
Friday
11:30am - 12:20pm
260-004
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, 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 157
The Archaeology of Cyprus (CLASSICS 257)
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 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 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 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 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
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...
Joel Samoff
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...
Joel Samoff
2015-2016 Spring
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 154
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Maritime Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (ARCHLGY 145)
(Formerly CLASSART 145.) Why do we care about shipwrecks? What can sunken sites and abandoned ports tell us about our past? Focusing primarily on...
2015-2016 Winter
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 154
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Maritime Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (ARCHLGY 145)
(Formerly CLASSART 145.) Why do we care about shipwrecks? What can sunken sites and abandoned ports tell us about our past? Focusing primarily on...
2015-2016 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Littlefield 107
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 147
Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran (CLASSICS 247, 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
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
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 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...
2015-2016 Winter
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
200-002
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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 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 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 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
260-001
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
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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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