Fall 2020

remote/online
Mario Telò
MWF
10:00 - 11:00

An introduction to essential aspects of the cultural and literary landscape of ancient Greece, from its rise to the end of the classical period.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature, Historical Studies or Philosophy & Values.  3 hours lecture, 1 hour discussion section.


remote/online
Kim S. Shelton
TuTh
9:30 - 11:00

An in-depth introduction to the material culture of the Ancient Greeks —architecture, sculpture, painting, and ceramics—from the Neolithic to the Hellenistic period.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies.  3 hours lecture, 1 hour discussion section.


remote/online
Dylan Sailor
M
3:00 - 4:00

Reading and discussion of a landmark of world literature, the ancient Roman novel by Apuleius entitled The Golden Ass.


remote/online
Kim S. Shelton
Tu
3:00 - 4:00

An opportunity to analyze the romantic legends, figures, and stereotypes of archaeology and to discover the exciting real elements and adventures of today’s archaeologist. 


remote/online
G.R.F. (John) Ferrari
TuTh
12:30 - 2:00

An introduction to ancient Greek philosophy through study of Plato, Aristotle, and the most important of the schools of thought that succeeded themFulfills L&S Βreadth in Historical Studies or Philosophy & Values.  3 hours lecture, 1 hour discussion section. 


remote/online
Trevor Murphy
MW
12:00 - 2:00

An exploration of major themes from the literature and culture of ancient Greece, the Hebrew Bible, ancient Rome, and early Christianity that have been of special significance for the subsequent development of Western Civilization.  5 units.  Fulfills R&C a or b as well as L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature, Historical Studies, or Social & Behavioral Sciences.


remote/online
Kim S. Shelton
TuTh
9:30 - 11:00

An in-depth introduction to the material culture of the Ancient Greeks —architecture, sculpture, painting, and ceramics—from the Neolithic to the Hellenistic period.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies.  3 hours lecture, 1 hour discussion section.


Doe 425
Christopher Hallett
M
2:00 - 5:00

Important people in Greek and Roman society were commemorated both in honorific portraits and in celebratory biographies.  This class seeks to compare and contrast sculpted portraits and biographical accounts of a diverse selection of famous figures from antiquity, including politicians, philosophers, and poets.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature.


remote/online
Nikolaos Papazarkadas
MWF
1:00 - 2:00

From Neolithic hamlet to democratic superpower, and from obscure Ottoman town to capital of modern Greece, Athens has been inhabited continuously for almost 5,000 years.  This course will focus in particular on Athens’ development in the period from ca. 700 BCE to the 6th century CE.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature

remote/online
Joshua Benjamins
MWF
11:00 - 12:00

The first half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read ancient Greek, the language of Homer, Sappho, Sophocles, and Plato; can be taken independently or in conjunction with Greek 2.


remote/online
Alex Kilman
MWF
1:00 - 2:00

The first half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read ancient Greek, the language of Homer, Sappho, Sophocles, and Plato; can be taken independently or in conjunction with Greek 2.


remote/online
Dylan Kenny
MWF
1:00 - 2:00

Careful reading of Xenophon's Anabasis and Plato's Crito, coupled with grammar review and some English-to-Greek composition.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Philosophy & Values.


remote/online
Mark Griffith
MWF
2:00 - 3:00

Reading of Sophocles' Trachiniai (The Women of Trachis) in Greek. While our primary focus will be the accurate translation and understanding of the text, we will also be concerned with Greek tragedy as a cultural form and with the social and cultural context of classical Athens that produced this play.

 


remote/online
G.R.F. (John) Ferrari
TuTh
9:30 - 11:00

In this course we will consider the accounts of poetry (or, more generally, of literature) found in Plato's Ion and in portions of Republic Books 2-3 and Book 10.  Texts will be read in the original ancient Greek.


remote/online
Nikolaos Papazarkadas
MWF
11:00 - 12:00
remote/online
Emily Mullin
MTuWTh
10:00 - 11:00

The first half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read and translate Classical Latin; can be taken independently or in conjunction with Latin 2.  


remote/online
Emma Remsberg
MTuWTh
11:00 - 12:00

The first half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read and translate Classical Latin; can be taken independently or in conjunction with Latin 2.  


remote/online
Chris Jelen
MTuWTh
1:00 - 2:00

The first half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read and translate Classical Latin; can be taken independently or in conjunction with Latin 2.  


remote/online
Erin Lam
MWF
11:00 - 12:00

The second half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read and translate Classical Latin.


remote/online
Duncan MacRae
MWF
3:00 - 4:00

An introduction to the Latin of Cicero and Caesar, two of the greatest writers of Latin prose literature and leading actors in the dramatic fall of the Roman Republic, coupled with grammar review and exercises designed to develop and strengthen your Latin reading.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies.


remote/online
Trevor Murphy
MWF
9:00 - 10:00

Readings from Virgil's Aeneid. 


remote/online
Dylan Sailor
TuTh
12:30 - 2:00

Reading of Lucretius' poem De rerum natura, part in Latin and its entirety in English translation. Discussion of the poem and of contemporary critical interpretations of it.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Philosophy

remote/online
Ellen Oliensis
TuTh
11:00 - 12:30

Survey of Latin literature, from Plautus to Ovid.


Bancroft 371
Todd Hickey
Tu
2:00 - 5:00

An introduction to Greek papyrology, the principal aim being to develop the skills necessary to edit and interpret papyrological texts.


remote/online
Kathleen McCarthy
Th
2:00 - 5:00

An introduction to the genre of Roman comedy, with special focus on representations of power within the household.


remote/online
Mario Telò
M
2:00 - 5:00

An exploration of ideas of crisis and disaster—psychological and ecological—in Euripides’ Hippolytus and Bacchae, their reception, and various trends in critical theory.


Duncan MacRae

Supervised teaching of lower division Greek, Latin, or Classics or of discussion sections in Classics. Two semesters normally required for Ph.D. candidates.


Duncan MacRae
F
11:00 - 1:00

Seminar in problems of teaching. Required for all new graduate student instructors.