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Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 103G
Advanced Greek: Sophocles
Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Kim, H.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
460-429
Language
CLASSICS 103L
Advanced Latin: Livy
Classics majors and minors must take course for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate...
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-001
Language, WAY-A-II
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...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
260-244
CLASSICS 104B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204B)
Intensive review of Latin syntax. Began with 104A/204A in Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See CLASSICS 206A/B...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
50-51B
CLASSICS 105A
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205A)
Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and continues through Spring Quarter....
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
240-110
CLASSICS 105B
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 205B)
Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and continues through Spring Quarter....
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
260-002
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.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-303
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 115
Mapping the Grand Tour: Digital Methods for Historical Data
Classical Italy attracted thousands of travelers in the eighteenth century, who pursued intellectual passions, professional development, or pure...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-107
CLASSICS 116
Human Rights in Comparative and Historical Perspective (HUMRTS 106)
This course examines core human rights issues and concepts from a comparative and historical perspective. In the beginning part of the course we will...
Cohen, D.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
260-004
CLASSICS 118
Slavery, human trafficking, and the moral order: ancient and modern (CLASSICS 218, HUMRTS 109)
Slavery and trafficking in persons in the Greco-Roman world were legal and ubiquitous; today slavery is illegal in most states and regarded as a...
Saller, R., Cohen, D.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 136
The Greek Invention of Mathematics
How was mathematics invented? A survey of the main creative ideas of ancient Greek mathematics. Among the issues explored are the axiomatic system of...
Lee, E.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
90-92Q
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 150
Majors Seminar
Required of Classics majors and minors in junior or senior year; students contemplating honors should take this course in junior year. Advanced...
Saller, R., Ennis, K.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-124
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 156
Design of Cities (ARCHLGY 156, CLASSICS 256)
Long-term, comparative and archaeological view of urban planning and design. Cities are the fastest changing components of the human landscape and...
Teitz, C., Shanks, M.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-124
CLASSICS 160
Design Thinking for the Creative Humanities (CLASSICS 260)
This class introduces Design Thinking to students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Under a growth mindset of creative exploration and...
Shanks, M.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
STLC104
CLASSICS 161
Introduction to Greek Art I: The Archaic Period (ARTHIST 101)
This lecture course explores Greek art and culture from 1000-480. In the beginning archaic art forms are more abstract than life-like, closer to...
Maxmin, J.
2018-2019 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.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 163
Artists, Athletes, Courtesans and Crooks (ARTHIST 203)
The seminar covers a range of topics devoted to the makers of Greek art and artifacts, the ancient Greeks who used them in life and the afterlife,...
Maxmin, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 360
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 165
Belief in Ruins: The Archaeology of Ritual and Religion (ARCHLGY 109)
This course will introduce the most significant themes, methods, and theoretical approaches that archaeologists use to understand and explain...
Mallon, K.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-114
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...
Leidwanger, J., Ennis, K., Wilker, S.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
160-124
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 181
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 381, ETHICSOC 130A, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 133/333.) Political philosophy in classical antiquity, focusing on canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero....
Ober, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Ceras 300
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 201L
Survey of Latin Literature: Literature of the Roman Republic
One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and Latin material taught...
Krebs, C.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 202L
Survey of Latin Literature: Augustan Age Latin
Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Texts of...
Harrison, S.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
240-110
CLASSICS 203L
Survey of Latin Literature: Imperial Latin
One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and Latin material taught...
Bork, H.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-101
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...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
260-244
CLASSICS 204B
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 104B)
Intensive review of Latin syntax. Began with 104A/204A in Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See CLASSICS 206A/B...
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
50-51B
CLASSICS 205A
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 105A)
Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and continues through Spring Quarter....
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
240-110
CLASSICS 205B
Greek Syntax: Prose Composition (CLASSICS 105B)
Review of Greek grammar and instruction in Greek prose composition skills. Begins sixth week of Winter Quarter and continues through Spring Quarter....
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
260-002
CLASSICS 206A
The Semantics of Grammar
Supplements CLASSICS 104A/204A. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality, Modification, Negation, Modality.
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-101
CLASSICS 206B
The Semantics of Grammar
Supplements CLASSICS 104B/204B. 206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality, Modification, Negation, Modality.
Devine, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
260-301
CLASSICS 208L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 6L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
200-201
CLASSICS 208L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 6L, RELIGST 173X)
Readings in later Latin, drawing on the vast bodies of texts from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods. Each week students will...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
420-050
CLASSICS 213
Proseminar: Documentary Papyrology
The focus will be on documentary papyrology. Students will be introduced to the basics of the discipline.
Stephens, S.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 218
Slavery, human trafficking, and the moral order: ancient and modern (CLASSICS 118, HUMRTS 109)
Slavery and trafficking in persons in the Greco-Roman world were legal and ubiquitous; today slavery is illegal in most states and regarded as a...
Saller, R., Cohen, D.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal is to prepare students to teach Latin and Greek at the elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other...
2018-2019 Spring
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal is to prepare students to teach Latin and Greek at the elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other...
2018-2019 Winter
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal is to prepare students to teach Latin and Greek at the elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other...
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
CLASSICS 256
Design of Cities (ARCHLGY 156, CLASSICS 156)
Long-term, comparative and archaeological view of urban planning and design. Cities are the fastest changing components of the human landscape and...
Teitz, C., Shanks, M.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
160-124
CLASSICS 260
Design Thinking for the Creative Humanities (CLASSICS 160)
This class introduces Design Thinking to students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Under a growth mindset of creative exploration and...
Shanks, M.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
STLC104
CLASSICS 262
Sex and the Early Church (FEMGEN 262, RELIGST 262, RELIGST 362)
Sex and the Early Church examines the ways first- through sixth-century Christians addressed questions regarding human sexuality. We will pay...
Penn, M.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
100-101K
WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
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...
Stephens, S.
2018-2019 Winter
Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
120-314
CLASSICS 318
Aristophanes: Comedy, and Democracy
Intensive study of three plays in Greek (Knights, Peace, Ecclesiazusae) and the rest of the corpus in English, with reference to formal features and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
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...
2018-2019 Winter
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
260-011
CLASSICS 347
Greek Epigram
Greek verse inscriptions first appeared in the 8th century BCE and have been found throughout the Greek speaking Mediterranean. Their popularity...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 348
Philodemus: An Epicurean Thinker on Poetry and Music
We will read and discuss Philodemus¿ surviving works on poetry and music as well as the particularly stimulating debates his influential ideas have...
2018-2019 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 349
Classical Aesthetics and the Shaping of Modern Aesthetic Thought
We will focus on the birth of modern aesthetic thought in 18th and 19th-century Europe and how influential thinkers such as Batteux, Baumgarten,...
2018-2019 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
200-107
CLASSICS 359
An Archaeology of Ephesos
In the seminar, the cultural landscape of Ephesos from the emergence of settlement activity up until the present should be treated under the aspects...
2018-2019 Winter
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Littlefield 103
CLASSICS 360
Ancient Mediterranean Ports
As ¿nodes of density in the matrix of connectivity¿ (Horden and Purcell 2000), ports provided the fundamental infrastructure for interaction on which...
Leidwanger, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 381
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 181, ETHICSOC 130A, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
(Formerly CLASSHIS 133/333.) Political philosophy in classical antiquity, focusing on canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero....
Ober, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Ceras 300
CLASSICS 393
Ancient inequalities
This seminar explores the history and archaeology of socio-economic inequality in the ancient world (broadly defined) from a comparative and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 395
The Greeks and the Rational: Deliberation, Strategy, and Choice in Ancient Greek Political Thought (POLISCI 238R, POLISCI 438R)
The course explores the role of practical reasoning (instrumental rationality) in the ethical-political works of e.g. Plato and Aristotle, in the...
Ober, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Green Earth Sciences131

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