Fall 2012 Course Offerings
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.
---MWF 11:00-11:50 (Slot 04) - Instructor: L. Roman
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.
---MWF 10:00-10:50 (Slot 03) - Instructor: M. Nikolic
CLAS 2010 : Greek Art and Architecture
An introduction, through illustrated lectures, to the study of the art and architecture of ancient Greece.
---TTh 10:30-11:45 (Slot 18) - Instructor: T. Allen
CLAS 2025 : Introduction to Ancient History (Cross-listed with History 2020)
An introduction to the history of ancient city-states, kingdoms and empires, including economic, social, political and cultural developments.
---TTh 14:00-15:15 (Slot 19) - Instructor: R. Panjabi
CLAS 2035 : History of Classical Greece (Cross-listed with 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.
---MWF 14:00-14:50 (Slot 07) - Instructor: K. Simonsen
CLAS 2055 : Women in the Ancient World
An examination of the role of women in ancient Mediterranean civilizations from the perspectives of social and political history and culture. Critical assessments of relevant scholarship and methodologies will be included.
---MWF 15:00-15:50 (Slot 08) - Instructor: A. Williams
CLAS 2701 : History of Ancient Philosophy (Cross-listed with Philosophy 2701)
A survey of the origin and development of Western philosophy among the Greeks and Romans.
---MWF 10:00-10:50 (Slot 03) - Instructor: S. O'Neill
CLAS 3010 : Greek Religion (Cross-listed with Religious Studies 3010)
A study of the role of religion in the private and public life of the Greek world.
---TTh 15:30-16:45 (Slot 20) - Instructor: A. Williams
CLAS 3030 : Greece and Persia
A study of relations between Greece and Persia from the foundation of the Persian Empire to the death of Alexander the Great.
---MW 12:30-13:45 (Slot 12) - Instructor: K. Simonsen
CLAS 3580 : Bronze Age Archaeology (Cross-listed with Archaeology 3580)
---MW 15:30-16:45 (Slot 14) - Instructor: M. Deal
CLAS 4030 : Sandals, Swords, and Shields: the Roman Army and its Context (Seminar in Roman Literature and Culture)
This seminar will explore various aspects of the Roman army and the interrelationships between the Roman army and the societies from which it drew its recruits and with which it interacted in times of war and peace. Topics may include the following: the predecessors of the Roman army; its historical development from the time of Aeneas to the Late Empire; its organizational structure; the settlement of veterans; military training and the practice of warfare; funding and supplying the army; the army in peacetime; the frontier; Roman forts and their surroundings; demographics of the Roman army; the Roman navy; the Roman army as makers of policy; literary and epigraphical sources for the Roman army; visual representation of the Roman army.
---TTh 14:00-15:15 (slot 19) - Instructor: M. Nikolic
CLAS 1120 : Elementary Latin I
An introduction to the grammar and syntax of Latin, with particular attention paid to the acquisition of basic skills in reading, composition, and aural comprehension.
---Section 001 MWF 10:00-10:50 (Slot 03) - Instructor: C. Maynes
---Section 002 MTTh 13:00-13:50 (Slot 06) - Instructor: A. Williams
CLAS 1130 : Elementary Ancient Greek I
An introduction to the grammar and syntax of ancient Greek, with particular attention paid to the acquisition of basic skills in reading, composition, and aural comprehension.
---MTWF 11:00-11:50 (Slot F04) - Instructor: K. Simonsen
CLAS 2200 : Intermediate Latin
A continuation of the grammar, syntax, reading, and composition completed in the elementary program. (Prerequisite: CLAS 1121)
---MTTh 13:00-13:50 (Slot 06) - Instructor: L. Roman
CLAS 2300 : Intermediate Ancient Greek
A continuation of the grammar, syntax, reading, and composition completed in the elementary program. (Prerequisite: CLAS 1131)
---Schedule to be determined (Slot 99) - Instructor: M. Nikolic
CLAS 4205 : Latin Lyric Poetry
This semester we will read and interpret the poems of Catullus. (Prerequisite: CLAS 3200)
---Schedule to be determined (Slot 99) - Instructor: C. Maynes
CLAS 4320 : Greek Lyric Poetry
topic to be determined. (Prerequisite: CLAS 3300)
---Schedule to be determined (Slot 99) - Instructor: L. Roman