Courses for Winter 2017

Courses in Greek and Roman Studies

CLAS 1051 – Gods in Classical Mythology

An introduction to some of the major myths of ancient Greece and Rome, with particular attention to the gods. The myths will be studied with reference to their social and historical contexts, literary and artistic representations, and modern theories of interpretation.

TIME: MWF 3:00pm-3:50 pm – Dr. M. Racette-Campbell

CLAS 1052 - Heroes in Classical Mythology

An introduction to some of the major myths of ancient Greece and Rome, with particular attention to the heroes. The myths will be studied with reference to their social and historical contexts, literary and artistic representations, and modern theories of interpretation.

TIME: MWF 10:00am-10:50am – Dr. C. Maynes

CLAS 1200 - Introduction to Roman Civilization

A general illustrated survey of the origins and evolution of Ancient Rome. The course introduces the student to social, political, and legal institutions, the growth of the Roman empire, Roman art, literature, and religions, as well as Rome's pervasive influence in the modern world.

TIME: MWF 10:00am-10:50am – M. Racette-Campbell

CLAS 2010 – Greek Art and Architecture

An introduction, through illustrated lectures, to the study of the art and architecture of Ancient Greece.

TIME: MWF 1:00pm-1:50pm – Dr. T. Allen

CLAS 2035 – History of Classical Greece (same as History 2035)

A survey of Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great, with special reference to the social and political institutions of the fifth century B.C.

TIME: MWF 11:00-11:50am - Dr. K. Simonsen

CLAS 2042 – History of the Roman Empire (same as History 2042)

A survey of Roman history from the death of Julius Caesar to the rise of Constantine, with special reference to the society and politics of the early Imperial period.

TIME: MWF 12:00pm-12:50pm – Dr. L. Roman

CLAS 3020 – Roman Religion (same as Religious Studies 3020)

A study of the role of religion in the private and public life of the Roman world.

TIME: TTh 3:30pm-4:45pm – Dr. L. Roman

CLAS 3700 – The Ancient World in Film

An examination of representation of the history and cultures of the ancient world in film. A selection of films will be studied and extensive reference will be made to the ancient evidence which informs them. The ancient world's impact on modern Western society will be considered together with the film industry's recasting of the ancient world in response to modern social and historical developments.

TIME: TTh 2:00pm-3:25pm – Dr. M. Racette-Campbell

CLAS 4010 – Seminar in Roman History and Society

Lost & Found: Discovering and Interpreting Urban Roman Life

In this seminar, we will investigate the evidence for at least three major Roman cities with a particular focus on the ways that urban infrastructure determines the nature of social interaction. An important component of this course will be the post-Roman period and the ways that modern investigations have influenced interpretations of the past.

TIME: TTh 10:30am-11:45am – Dr. T. Allen


Courses in Greek and Latin Language

CLAS 1121 - Elementary Latin II

A continuation of the work begun in Elementary Latin I. Pre-requisite: CLAS 1120.

TIME: MWF 12:00pm-12:50am - Dr. C. Maynes

CLAS 1131 - Elementary Ancient Greek II

A continuation of the work begun in Elementary Ancient Greek I. Pre-requiste: CLAS 1130.

TIME: MWThF 2:00pm-2:50pm – Dr. K. Simonsen

CLAS 3200 - Advanced Latin

Refines the skills developed in Intermediate Latin, and applies then to selected readings of Latin authors. Pre-requisite: CLAS 2200.

TIME: TTh 12:00pm-12:50pm, F 1:00pm-1:50pm – Dr. L. Roman

CLAS 3300 – Advanced Ancient Greek

Refines the skills developed in Intermediate Ancient Greek, and applies then to selected readings of Greek authors. Pre-requisite: CLAS 2300.

TIME: MWF 9:00am-9:50am - Dr. K. Simonsen

CLAS 4210 – Latin Historians

Author(s) TBA. Pre-requisite: CLAS 2300.

TIME: TTh 12:00pm-12:50pm, F 1:00pm-1:50pm – Dr. L. Roman

CLAS 4391 - Special Authors (Ancient Greek)

This year we will read Plutarch. Pre-requisite: CLAS 3300.

TIME: MWF 9:00am-9:50am - Dr. K. Simonsen

Contact

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