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CLASSICS 9N
What Didn't Make It into the Bible (JEWISHST 4, RELIGST 4)
Over two billion people alive today consider the Bible to be sacred scripture. But how did the books that made it into the bible get there in the...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Lathrop 282
WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 115
Virtual Italy: Methods for Historical Data Science (ENGLISH 115, HISTORY 238C, ITALIAN 115)
Classical Italy attracted thousands of travelers throughout the 1700s. Referring to their journey as the "Grand Tour," travelers pursued intellectual...
Ceserani, G., Gardner, N.
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
School of Education 210
WAY-A-II, 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...
2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Memaud125
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-ER
CLASSICS 206A
The Semantics of Grammar
206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality, Modification, Negation, Modality. Supplements CLASSICS 104A/204A...
2019-2020 Autumn
Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-204
CLASSICS 206B
The Semantics of Grammar
206A: Tense, Aspect, Argument Structure, Location. 206B: Quantification, Plurality, Modification, Negation, Modality. Supplements CLASSICS 104B/204B...
Devine, A.
2019-2020 Winter
Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
110-204
CLASSICS 84
The Romans (HISTORY 102A)
How did a tiny village create a huge empire and shape the world, and why did it fail? Roman history, imperialism, politics, social life, economic...
Macksoud, J., Scheidel, W.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
11:30am - 12:20pm
200-303
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 83
The Greeks (HISTORY 101)
250 years ago, for almost the first time in history, a few societies rejected kings who claimed to know what the gods wanted and began moving toward...
Angsten, O., Macksoud, J., Morris, I.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
200-030
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, 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...
2019-2020 Spring
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
CLASSICS 126
The archaeology of death (ARCHLGY 112)
Death is a universal human experience, but one that evokes a wide range of cultural and material responses. Archaeologists have used mortuary and...
Erny, G.
2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
160-314
WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 43N
The Archaeological Imagination (ARCHLGY 43N)
More than excavating ancient sites and managing collections of old things, Archaeology is a way of experiencing the world: imagining past lives...
2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
500-106
CLASSICS 151
Ten Things: An Archaeology of Design (ARCHLGY 151)
Connections among science, technology, society and culture by examining the design of a prehistoric hand axe, Egyptian pyramid, ancient Greek perfume...
2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 12:20pm
200-205
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
CLASSICS 203G
Survey of Greek Literature: Hellenistic and Late Greek
Required two-year sequence focusing on the origins, development, and interaction of Greek and Latin literature, history, and philosophy. Greek and...
Stephens, S.
2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
110-112
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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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