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Titlesort ascending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 37
Humanities Core: Great Books, Big Ideas -- Europe, The Ancient World (DLCL 11, HUMCORE 11)
This course will journey through ancient literature from Homer to St. Augustine; it will introduce participants to some of its fascinating features...
Krebs, C., Krebs, C.
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
380-380Y
WAY-A-II
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 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 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 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 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 40
Greek Philosophy (PHIL 100)
We shall cover the major developments in Greek philosophical thought, focusing on Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic schools (the Epicureans, the...
Espeland, A.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
380-380F
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...
Ten-Hove, E.
2018-2019 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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 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...
Epstein, N.
2018-2019 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
CLASSICS 76
Global History: The Ancient World (HISTORY 1A)
This course examines the emergence of "world empires"-- the first way of constituting a world-- in four regions of the eastern hemisphere from the...
Lewis, M.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-305
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 43
Exploring the New Testament (JEWISHST 86, RELIGST 86)
To explore the historical context of the earliest Christians, students will read most of the New Testament as well as many documents that didn't make...
Penn, M.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-124
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 44
Epic! Life, death, and glory in the Iliad and Odyssey
The two epics attributed to the ancient Greek poet Homer enshrine a vivid world of experience centered on the deeds and misdeeds of warriors and...
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
90-92Q
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...
Leidwanger, J., Ennis, K., Wilker, S.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
160-124
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 19N
Eloquence Personified: How To Speak Like Cicero
This course is an introduction to Roman rhetoric, Cicero's Rome, and the active practice of speaking well. Participants read a short rhetorical...
Krebs, C.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
260-007
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each site in understanding the...
Shanks, M.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
160-319
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 21Q
Eight Great Archaeological Sites in Europe (ARCHLGY 21Q)
Preference to sophomores. Focus is on excavation, features and finds, arguments over interpretation, and the place of each site in understanding the...
Shanks, M.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Littlefield 104
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 58
Egypt in the Age of Heresy (AFRICAAM 58A, AFRICAST 58, ARCHLGY 58)
Perhaps the most controversial era in ancient Egyptian history, the Amarna period (c.1350-1334 BCE) was marked by great sociocultural transformation...
Bartos, N.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
260-004
WAY-A-II, 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...
Nightingale, A., Nightingale, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
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...
Nightingale, A., Nightingale, A.
2018-2019 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
THINK, WAY-ER, Writing 1
CLASSICS 14N
Ecology in Philosophy and Literature
What can we do to help the environment? How do our conceptions of the environment affect our actions? In this class, we examine the basic...
Nightingale, A.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-101
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
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 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 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 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 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
HUMBIO 2B
Culture, Evolution, and Society
Introduction to the evolutionary study of human diversity. Hominid evolution, the origins of social complexity, social theory, population dynamics,...
Salmeen, A., Scheidel, W., Preston, K.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
320-105
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI, WAY-SMA
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 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 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 6G
Biblical Greek (JEWISHST 5, RELIGST 171A)
This is a one term intensive class in Biblical Greek. After quickly learning the basics of the language, we will then dive right into readings from...
Shi, P.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-101
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
HUMBIO 3B
Behavior, Health, and Development
Research and theory on human behavior, health, and life span development. How biological factors and cultural practices influence cognition, emotion...
Frank, M., Lyons, D.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
320-105
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-112
Language
CLASSICS 2L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 2.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 1L or equivalent placement.
Klopacz, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-219
CLASSICS 3L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2L or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3L fulfills the...
Epstein, N.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
School of Education 334
Language
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 1.) No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
90-92Q
CLASSICS 2G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 2.) Continuation of CLASSICS 1G. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
McCall, M.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-101
CLASSICS 3G
Beginning Greek
(Formerly CLASSGRK 3.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2G or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3G fulfills...
Recht, T.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
460-301
Language
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 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 29N
Ancient Myth in Modern Poetry
For millennia, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome have been objects of fascination and tools for exploring humanity's most abiding concerns: self,...
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
460-334
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 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 81
Ancient Empires: Near East (HISTORY 117)
Why do imperialists conquer people? Why do some people resist while others collaborate? This course tries to answer these questions by looking at...
Gaggioli, A., Morris, I.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 12:20pm
110-112
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 34
Ancient Athletics
How the Olympic Games developed and how they were organized. Many other Greek festivals featured sport and dance competitions, including some for...
Stephens, S., Bartos, N., Epstein, N., Mallon, K.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
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 101L
Advanced Latin: Lucretius
Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Zuckerman, V.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
60-107
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 102L
Advanced Latin: Elegy
As needed, we will review questions of grammar and syntax, rhetorical terms, and historical context. Classics majors and minors must take course for...
Krebs, C.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
80-115
Language, WAY-A-II

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