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Titlesort descending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 273
Hagia Sophia (ARTHIST 208, ARTHIST 408, CLASSICS 173)
This seminar uncovers the aesthetic principles and spiritual operations at work in Hagia Sophia, the church dedicated to Holy Wisdom in...
2019-2020 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 370
CLASSICS 173
Hagia Sophia (ARTHIST 208, ARTHIST 408, CLASSICS 273)
This seminar uncovers the aesthetic principles and spiritual operations at work in Hagia Sophia, the church dedicated to Holy Wisdom in...
2019-2020 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 370
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Encina West 400
CLASSICS 116
Human Rights in Comparative and Historical Perspective (ETHICSOC 106, 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...
2019-2020 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
WAY-ER, WAY-SI
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...
2019-2020 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 200G
Imperial Greek Prose
This course is a survey of the historical, biographical, and geographical literature created by and for socially mobile elites from Rome to Athens to...
Tennant, J.
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 200G
Imperial Greek Prose
This course is a survey of the historical, biographical, and geographical literature created by and for socially mobile elites from Rome to Athens to...
Stephens, S.
2019-2020 Spring
CLASSICS 12N
Income and wealth inequality from the Stone Age to the present (HISTORY 12N)
Rising inequality is a defining feature of our time. How long has economic inequality existed, and when, how and why has the gap between haves and...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-318
WAY-SI
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...
Melzer, A., Tewksbury, I.
2019-2020 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00am - 11:50am
110-112
Language
CLASSICS 13G
Intermediate Greek: Homer's Odyssey
Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Gaggioli, A.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
20-21B
Language
CLASSICS 11G
Intermediate Greek: Prose
Transition to reading Greek prose through focusing on a range of mythological topics. Students will build upon knowledge of morphology and syntax...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Departmental Room
Language
CLASSICS 12G
Intermediate Greek: Tragedy
Classics majors and minors must take course for letter grade. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the...
Bork, H.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-101
Language
CLASSICS 12L
Intermediate Latin: Greeks, Trojans, and Romans in the Bay of Naples
In this class you will practice with and reinforce the advanced vocabulary, forms, and syntax of classical Latin you have previously acquired by...
Klopacz, J.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Green Earth Sciences134
Language
CLASSICS 11L
Intermediate Latin: Introduction to Literature
Phonology, morphology, semantics, and syntax. Readings in prose and poetry. Analysis of literary language, including rhythm, meter, word order,...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
20-21G
Language
CLASSICS 13L
Intermediate Latin: Vergil
Vocabulary, forms and syntax. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Dubit, R.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
200-107
Language
CLASSICS 280
Introduction to Coptic I (CLASSICS 180)
For graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Introductory grammar of Sahidic Coptic. Recommended: knowledge of other ancient languages....
2019-2020 Autumn
CLASSICS 280
Introduction to Coptic I (CLASSICS 180)
For graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Introductory grammar of Sahidic Coptic. Recommended: knowledge of other ancient languages....
2019-2020 Winter
CLASSICS 180
Introduction to Coptic I (CLASSICS 280)
For graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Introductory grammar of Sahidic Coptic. Recommended: knowledge of other ancient languages....
2019-2020 Autumn
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 180
Introduction to Coptic I (CLASSICS 280)
For graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Introductory grammar of Sahidic Coptic. Recommended: knowledge of other ancient languages....
2019-2020 Winter
GER:DB-Hum
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...
2019-2020 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...
2019-2020 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)
Gods and heroes, fate and free choice, gender conflict, the justice or injustice of the universe: these are just some of the fundamental human issues...
Kim, H., McCall, M.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-303
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 56
Introduction to the Visual Arts: Prehistoric through Medieval (ARTHIST 1A)
This course explores monuments from the pre-historic through the medieval periods with a focus on their sensory dimensions. How did the ritual and...
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building rm 350
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
CLASSICS 54
Introduction to World Architecture (ARTHIST 3)
This course offers an expansive introduction to architecture and urban design from the earliest human constructions to the mid-20th century. The...
Barry, F.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 204A
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 104A)
Intensive review of Latin syntax. Begins Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See CLASSICS 206A/B for supplemental...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-204
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.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-204
CLASSICS 104A
Latin Syntax (CLASSICS 204A)
Intensive review of Latin syntax. Begins Autumn Quarter and continues through the fifth week of Winter Quarter. See CLASSICS 206A/B for supplemental...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-204
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.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-204
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...
Ceserani, G., Dubit, R.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-015
GER:DB-Hum
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...
Peponi, A., Zuckerman, V.
2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
110-112
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 79
Mediterranean Archaeology Today: Heritage, Ethics, and Practice in a Changing World (ARCHLGY 79)
While archaeology engages with material remains from the past, it is embedded in and inseparable from contemporary practice. This seminar discusses a...
2019-2020 Spring
CLASSICS 367
Mediterranean Networks (ARCHLGY 367)
The the ancient Mediterranean was highly interconnected is common knowledge, and the idea of integration has become a defining factory in current...
Leidwanger, J.
2019-2020 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
500-106
CLASSICS 10N
Odysseus Does Dublin: Joyce's Ulysses and Modernist Myth
Upon publication nearly a century ago, Ulyssesby the Irish writer James Joyce was met by many readers with bewilderment and disgust. The story of...
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal of the course is to prepare students to teach elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other institutions. Much...
Bork, H.
2019-2020 Autumn
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal of the course is to prepare students to teach elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other institutions. Much...
Bork, H.
2019-2020 Winter
CLASSICS 220
Pedagogy Workshop for Language Teaching
The primary goal of the course is to prepare students to teach elementary and secondary languages, both at Stanford and at other institutions. Much...
Bork, H.
2019-2020 Spring
CLASSICS 327
Petronius and Apuleius
Petronius' Satyricon and Apuleius' Metamorphoses represent the surviving Latin novel. Differences between them. Readings include Petronius' dinner at...
2019-2020 Autumn
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 42
Philosophy and Literature (COMPLIT 181, ENGLISH 81, FRENCH 181, GERMAN 181, ILAC 181, ITALIAN 181, PHIL 81, SLAVIC 181)
What, if anything, does reading literature do for our lives? What can literature offer that other forms of writing cannot? Can fictions teach us...
Hoyos, H., Parmer, W., Soler, C., Therieau, M., Holliday, J.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
260-113
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 214
Proseminar: Ancient Numismatics
Graduate proseminar. Introductory overview of the heterogeneous coinages of antiquity, from the earliest coins of the Mediterranean to classical and...
2019-2020 Spring
CLASSICS 61
Reading Aristotle's Ethics, Part 2 (SLE 61)
In this course we continue our reading of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, moving from the individual moral virtues to his formative discussion of...
Kretler, K.
2019-2020 Spring
Friday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
CLASSICS 60
Reading Aristotle's Ethics: Happiness and the Virtues of Character (SLE 60)
How should I live? What should I do to live a happy life? And what does happiness have to do with ethics? What might the best human life look like?...
Sabol, J., Kretler, K.
2019-2020 Winter
Friday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-015
CLASSICS 39
Reinventing the Sophomore Experience
The sophomore year brings a number of choices that undergraduates have to make. This course is a chance to explore those choices thoughtfully,...
Marie-Louise Catsalis
2019-2020 Autumn
CLASSICS 362
Roman Comedy: The Rise and Fall and Rise of a Popular Genre
Roman comedy was a truly popular genre, enjoyed by audiences of every background. Comic texts are used as evidence for many (contradictory)...
2019-2020 Winter
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 164
Roman Gladiators (ARCHLGY 165)
In modern America, gladiators are powerful representatives of ancient Rome (Spartacus, Gladiator). In the Roman world, gladiators were mostly slaves...
Mallon, K., Crosson, S.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
Hewlett Teaching Center 201
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 154
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Maritime Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (ARCHLGY 145)
Why do we care about shipwrecks? What can sunken sites and abandoned ports tell us about our past? Focusing primarily on the archaeological record of...
Leidwanger, J., Wilker, S.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 12:20pm
380-380Y
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 16N
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos (FEMGEN 24N)
Preference to freshmen. Sappho's surviving fragments in English; traditions referring to or fantasizing about her disputed life. How her poetry and...
Peponi, A.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-CE, WAY-ED
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...
2019-2020 Winter
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...
2019-2020 Winter
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 201G
Survey of Greek Literature: Archaic Greek
Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
300-303
CLASSICS 202G
Survey of Greek Literature: Classical Greek
Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and...
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 12:20pm
110-112

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