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Titlesort descending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
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...
Morris, I.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:20am
260-113
THINK, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 103G
Advanced Greek: Ancient Scientific Writing
Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Netz, R.
2019-2020 Spring
Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-008
Language
CLASSICS 102G
Advanced Greek: Aristophanes
Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Library 351
Language
CLASSICS 101G
Advanced Greek: Plato
Selections from Plato's Symposium. Review of Greek grammar and syntax with a view to transitioning students from Intermediate Greek to fluent reading...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Departmental Room
Language
CLASSICS 103L
Advanced Latin: Bad Emperors: Tacitus and Suetonius on Nero
Why was Nero remembered as a 'bad' emperor? Tacitus and Suetonius, who wrote the foremost histories of his life, described Nero's abuses and...
Mallon, K.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Library 351
Language, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 101L
Advanced Latin: Comedy
Classics majors and minors must take for a letter grade and may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-114
Language
CLASSICS 209L
Advanced Latin: Ovid (CLASSICS 102L)
In his Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto, stemming from his banishment to the Black Sea coast in 8 CE, Ovid ostensibly addresses his wife, friends and...
Parker, G.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 102L
Advanced Latin: Ovid (CLASSICS 209L)
In his Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto, stemming from his banishment to the Black Sea coast in 8 CE, Ovid ostensibly addresses his wife, friends and...
Parker, G.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
Green Library 351
Language, WAY-A-II
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...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-112
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 123
Ancient Medicine
Contemporary medical practice traces its origins to the creation of scientific medicine by Greek doctors such as Hippocrates and Galen. Is this...
Netz, R.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-107
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 385
ANCIENT STATE FORMATION
In this seminar, we examine the rise, development, and transformation of political offices in ancient societies. We focus on the Greek and Roman...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 54N
Archaeology in the Digital Age (ARCHLGY 54N)
Like so many fields, archaeology is being transformed by new opportunities and challenges of technologies inconceivable only a generation ago: online...
2019-2020 Spring
CLASSICS 372
Archaeology of Roman Slavery (ARCHLGY 342)
The archaeological study of Roman slavery has been severely limited by a focus on identifying the traces of slaves in the material record. This...
Trimble, J.
2019-2020 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 397
Aristotle's Logic (CLASSICS 197, PHIL 347)
In this seminar we read through Aristotle's Prior Analytics, paying close attention to the relation between Aristotle's logic to Greek mathematics,...
Netz, R., Code, A.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 197
Aristotle's Logic (CLASSICS 397, PHIL 347)
In this seminar we read through Aristotle's Prior Analytics, paying close attention to the relation between Aristotle's logic to Greek mathematics,...
Netz, R., Code, A.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
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,...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 1G
Beginning Greek
No knowledge of Greek is assumed. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-112
CLASSICS 2G
Beginning Greek
Continuation of CLASSICS 1G. Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language.
Ten-Hove, L.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-112
CLASSICS 3G
Beginning Greek
Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2G or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3G fulfills University language...
Ten-Hove, L.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Green Earth Sciences131
Language
CLASSICS 1L
Beginning Latin
(Formerly CLASSLAT 1.) Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. No previous knowledge of Latin is assumed.
2019-2020 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.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-112
CLASSICS 3L
Beginning Latin
Vocabulary and syntax of the classical language. Prerequisite: CLASSICS 2L or equivalent placement. CLASSICS 3L fulfills the University language...
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-112
Language
HUMBIO 4B
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.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
320-105
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 381
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 181, ETHICSOC 130A, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
Political philosophy in classical antiquity, centered on reading canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle against other texts and against the...
Ozturk, U., Ober, J.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
School of Education 210
CLASSICS 181
Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 381, ETHICSOC 130A, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 230A, POLISCI 330A)
Political philosophy in classical antiquity, centered on reading canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle against other texts and against the...
Ozturk, U., Ober, J.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
School of Education 210
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
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,...
Katherine Preston
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
320-105
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI, WAY-SMA
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...
2019-2020 Spring
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...
Shanks, M.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
320-109
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...
Trimble, J.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
260-002
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...
Alfano, C., Nightingale, A., Alfano, C., Nightingale, A.
2019-2020 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
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...
Alfano, C., Richardson, B., Nightingale, A., Alfano, C., Richardson, B., Nightingale, A.
2019-2020 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 10:50am
THINK, WAY-ER, Writing 1
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.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
240-101
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.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, Writing 2
CLASSICS 335
Ekphrasis in Antiquity and Beyond (CLASSICS 135)
What is "Ekphrasis"? How was it theorized and practiced in antiquity and what is its appeal in the Renaissance and in modern times? Description,...
Peponi, A., Netz, R.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 135
Ekphrasis in Antiquity and Beyond (CLASSICS 335)
What is "Ekphrasis"? How was it theorized and practiced in antiquity and what is its appeal in the Renaissance and in modern times? Description,...
Peponi, A., Netz, R.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 168
Engineering the Roman Empire (ARCHLGY 118)
Enter the mind, the drafting room, and the building site of the Roman architects and engineers whose monumental projects impressed ancient and modern...
Bartos, N., Leidwanger, J., Mallon, K.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Lathrop 282
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 36
Gender and Power in Ancient Rome
Interactions of gender and power in ancient Roman politics, religion, spectacles, and daily life. Masculinity and femininity in founding legends and...
Angsten, O., Trimble, J.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Ceras 300
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
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...
Mark Lewis
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
200-030
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 310
Gods and Humans in Greek Philosophical Thought (CLASSICS 110)
We will examine several key aspects of Greek religion: the Greek conception of the gods; how humans got messages from the gods through oracles,...
Nightingale, A.
2019-2020 Spring
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 110
Gods and Humans in Greek Philosophical Thought (CLASSICS 310)
We will examine several key aspects of Greek religion: the Greek conception of the gods; how humans got messages from the gods through oracles,...
Nightingale, A.
2019-2020 Spring
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 394
Greece and Rome: A new model of antiquity (CLASSICS 194)
Join archaeologist Michael Shanks in a tour through more than a thousand years of history, 700 BCE to 450 CE, debunking a host of myths and...
2019-2020 Autumn
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 194
Greece and Rome: A new model of antiquity (CLASSICS 394)
Join archaeologist Michael Shanks in a tour through more than a thousand years of history, 700 BCE to 450 CE, debunking a host of myths and...
2019-2020 Autumn
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
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...
Walsh, V.
2019-2020 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-101
CLASSICS 31
Greek Mythology
The heroic and divine in the literature, mythology, and culture of archaic Greece. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individuals and society...
Mallon, K., Cazzadori, L., Martin, R.
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 3:20pm
380-380F
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 31
Greek Mythology
The heroic and divine in the literature, mythology, and culture of archaic Greece. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individuals and society...
Gisch, D.
2019-2020 Summer
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
370-370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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....
Stephens, S.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 10:50am
260-011
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....
Stephens, S.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
380-381T
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....
Stephens, S.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 10:50am
260-011
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....
Stephens, S.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
380-381T

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