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Titlesort descending Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location GER
CLASSICS 12L
Intermediate Latin: Cicero and Catullus
(Formerly CLASSLAT 102.) In this class you will practice with and reinforce the advanced vocabulary, forms, and syntax of classical Latin you have...
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
260-007
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...
2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
School of Education 206
Language
CLASSICS 13L
Intermediate Latin: Vergil's Aeneid, Books 7-12
(Formerly CLASSLAT 103.) Vocabulary, forms and syntax. Classics majors and minors may repeat for credit with advance approval from the Director of...
2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-112
Language
CLASSICS 57
Introduction to Digital Archaeology (ARCHLGY 47)
While the tools of Digital Archaeology frequently change, using digital tools has been part of the discipline for decades. These tools and...
Weiland, J.
2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
500-106
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...
2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
110-112
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...
2017-2018 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...
2017-2018 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)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 110.) Gods and heroes, fate and free choice, gender conflict, the justice or injustice of the universe: these are just some of...
Peterson, M., McCall, M.
2017-2018 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-303
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
460-334
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 54
Introduction to World Architecture (ARTHIST 3)
This lecture course surveys the history of architecture and urbanism, from the first societies to the present, in Europe, West and East Asia, the...
Vivanco Antolin, E.
2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 375
Julius Caesar in Context
We shall look at the material, cultural and intellectual, and political world of the late Roman republic through the eyes of Caesar. Topics include:...
2017-2018 Autumn
Wednesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 208L, 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...
Parker, G.
2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
9:30am - 10:50am
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 6L
Latin 400-1700 CE (CLASSICS 208L, 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.
2017-2018 Spring
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
Green Library 351
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...
Parker, G.
2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
9:30am - 10:50am
Green Library 351
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.
2017-2018 Spring
Wednesday
11:30am - 12:50pm
Green Library 351
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...
2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
110-112
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...
2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum
CLASSICS 390
Origins of Political Thought (PHIL 276D, POLISCI 430)
Political philosophy in classical antiquity, focusing on canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero. Historical background. Topics...
Ober, J.
2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
12:30pm - 3:20pm
Encina West 417
CLASSICS 345
Pantomime Dance in the Greco-Roman World
This seminar will examine the irresistible allure of pantomime dancing and its impressive popularity for several centuries; the remarkable social and...
2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
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...
Dowling, G., Walton, K., Zurita, V., Landy, J.
2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
50-52H
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 344
Plato on Eros, Logos, and Madness
The course focuses on Plato's Symposium and Phaedrus. It investigates the following topics: the role that eros plays in Plato's philosophy; the...
2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-114
CLASSICS 343
Poetics of the Iliad
(Formerly CLASSGRK 354.)The entire poem in Greek, with attention to issues of style and interpretation in light of the last 50 years of Homeric...
2017-2018 Spring
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 211
PROSEMINAR: LATIN WORD ORDER
Latin word order is grammatically free but not pragmatically free. We will analyse the syntactic structures underlying the various Latin word orders...
2017-2018 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
60-107
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,...
Parker, G.
2017-2018 Autumn
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...
Pickel, D., Trimble, J.
2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 10:20am
110-114
WAY-SI
CLASSICS 329
Roman Spaces
How might we make sense of the physical environment in the Roman world? What are the most useful units by which to make sense of its parts? What is...
2017-2018 Winter
Friday
9:30am - 12:20pm
CLASSICS 15N
Saints, Warriors, Queens, and Cows
The literature of medieval Ireland (600-1400 AD) is rich in tales about war and adventure, pagan gods, and otherworld voyages. The sagas of kings and...
2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Library 351
CLASSICS 16N
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos (FEMGEN 24N)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 24N.) Preference to freshmen. Sappho's surviving fragments in English; traditions referring to or fantasizing about her disputed...
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
110-112
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-CE, WAY-ED
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,...
2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
Green Library 351
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,...
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
110-112
CLASSICS 203G
Survey of Greek Literature: Hellenistic and Late Greek
(Formerly CLASSGEN 208C.) Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history,...
2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
260-003
CLASSICS 201LA
Survey of Latin Literature: Special Topics
One-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and Latin material taught...
Parker, G.
2017-2018 Spring
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:20am
110-204
CLASSICS 151
Ten Things: An Archaeology of Design (ARCHLGY 151)
(Formerly CLASSART 113/213.) Connections among science, technology, society and culture by examining the design of a prehistoric hand axe, Egyptian...
2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 4:20pm
370-370
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 18N
The Artist in Ancient Greek Society (ARTHIST 100N)
Given the importance of art to all aspects of their lives, the Greeks had reason to respect their artists. Yet potters, painters and even sculptors...
2017-2018 Spring
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
Kelting, T., Teitz, C., Ennis, K.
2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
530-127
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 136
The Greek Invention of Mathematics (MATH 163)
How was mathematics invented? A survey of the main creative ideas of ancient Greek mathematics. Among the issues explored are the axiomatic system of...
2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
380-380X
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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...
Teitz, C., Morris, I.
2017-2018 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 12:20pm
200-205
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
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...
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Memaud125
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 370
Topics in Roman Art and Visual Culture
Ancient Roman visual culture both reflected and actively shaped political, social, cultural and economic situations. Artworks, imagery and things...
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
160-331
CLASSICS 217
Western Receptions of Classical Latin Literature: Epic, Lyric, Elegy, Pastoral, Novel
This lecture class aims to explore the later reception of some major texts of Latin poetry and fiction in later European literatures and intellectual...
Harrison, S.
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Green Library 351

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