Spring 2021

remote/online
Kathleen McCarthy
MWF
10:00-11:00

The ancient Romans can seem both unimaginably distant and surprisingly central to our ideas of Western history and culture.  This class will give you a better understanding of Roman culture in its own context and also a perspective from which to understand the image of Rome as circulated in later societies.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature, Historical Studies or Philosophy & Values.  3 hours lecture, 1 hour discussion section.


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J. Theodore Pena
TuTh
12:30-2:00

Broad-based introduction to the archaeology of the ancient Romans.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies.


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Kim Shelton
Tu
2:00-3:00

Freshman seminar.  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.


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Dylan Sailor
Th
3:00-4:00

Freshman seminar.  Reading and discussion of a landmark of world literature, the ancient Greek epic poem called the Odyssey.


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Duncan MacRae
MWF
12:00-1:00

Telling stories is one way humans make sense of the world and their lives in it. For the ancient Greeks and Romans, these stories were very often in the form of tales of the adventures, triumphs and sufferings of gods and heroes – what we call classical myths. This class examines many of these myths, what they meant to Greeks and Romans, and what they still mean for us. Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Philosophy & Values.  3 hours lecture, 1 hour discussion section


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Giovanni R F Ferrari
TuTh
11:00-12:30

An introduction to some of the most important works of classical antiquity that theorize about literature.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Philosophy & Values.


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Kim Shelton
TuTh
9:30-11:00

Was there ever an actual war between two powerful Bronze Age Aegean cultures? Did Hektor and Achilles actually clash on the battlefield? Did the Trojan Horse cause the destruction of a powerful city and its people? Was Helen really "a face that launched 1000 ships?"  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies.

remote/online
MWF
9:00-10:00

The second half of a two-semester language sequence equipping students to read ancient Greek, the language of Homer, Sappho, Sophocles, and Plato.


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Dylan Sailor
MWF
2:00-3:00

Reading and discussion of selections of the Iliad in Greek and the entirety of the poem in English translation. Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature.


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Mario Telo
TuTh
9:30-11:00

Reading (in Greek) and discussion of Aristophanes' Women at the Thesmophoria.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature.

remote/online
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
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
MWF
10:00-11:00

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


remote/online
Todd M. Hickey
MWF
9:00-10:00

Readings primarily drawn from Caesar’s own Civil War and from the Alexandrian War, with the focus on Caesar’s activities in Egypt (48‒47 BCE).  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies.


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Ellen Oliensis
TuTh
12:30- 2:00

Reading in Latin of selected poems by Catullus and Horace. Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature.


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Kathleen McCarthy
MWF
1:00-2:00

Reading in Latin of extensive excerpts from Sallust's two extant works.  Fulfills L&S Breadth in Arts & Literature or Historical Studies

remote/online
Donald Mastronarde
MW
11:00-12:30

An introduction to the general literature of classical philology, to methods of research, and to textual criticism.


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Duncan MacRae
MW
9:30-11:00

This is the second part of the graduate survey of Latin literature.


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Nikolaos Papazarkadas
Tu
2:00-5:00

An exploration of aspects of Greek Epigraphy from the 8th century BCE to the Roman Imperial period


remote/online
Dylan Sailor
TuTh
11:00-12:30

In this class you will improve your confidence and facility with the Latin language by practicing using it as a means of expression.  Graduate-level knowledge of Latin required.