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Winter 2014 Course Offerings

Courses in Greek and Roman Studies - Winter 2014

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.
---MWF 14:00-14:50 (Slot 07) - Instructor: B. Levett

CLAS 1100 : Introduction to Greek Civilization
A general illustrated survey of the origins and evolution of ancient Greek civilization. The course introduces the student to social and political institutions, religion and myth, and achievements in art, philosophy, science and literature, as well as the influence of ancient Greece on the modern world.
---MWF 14:00-14:50 (Slot 07) - Instructor: K. Simonsen

CLAS 2042 : History of the Roman Empire (cross-listed with 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.
---MWF 10:00-10:50 (Slot 03) - Instructor: T. Allen

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.
---TTh 10:30-11:45 (Slot 18) - Instructor: T. Allen

CLAS 2500 : Literature of Ancient Rome (research/writing course)
An introduction to Latin literature from the Republican to the Late Antique periods. Students will study epic poetry, drama and other genres typical of these periods. Students will also be introduced to important themes, methodologies and scholarship.
---MWF 12:00-12:50 (Slot 05) - Instructor: L. Roman

CLAS 3020 : Roman Religion (cross-listed with Religious Studies 3020)
A study of the role of religion in the private and public life of the Roman world.
---TTh 10:30-11:45 (Slot 18) - Instructor: L. Roman

CLAS 3050 : Augustus and Rome
An examination of the Age of Augustus (27 B.C. to A.D. 14), which witnessed not only Rome's greatest acheivements in literature and art but also the replacement of republican government by a monarchy. This course, based on original sources, examines the period through its most powerful and influencial figure.
---TTh 14:00-15:15 (Slot 19) - Instructor: C. Maynes

CLAS 3500 : Sport and Athletics in Ancient Society
Special Topics course: click here for more information.
---MWF 11:00-11:50 (Slot 04) - Instructor: M. Nikolic

CLAS 4030 : Seminar in Roman Literature and Culture
Topic: the emperor Nero. click here for more information.
---MT 14:00-15:15 (Slot 13) - Instructor: L. Roman


Courses in Greek and Latin Language - Winter 2014

CLAS 1121 : Elementary Latin II
A continuation of the work begun in Elementary Latin I. (Prerequisite: CLAS 1120)
---section 001:  MWF 10:00-10:50 (Slot 03) - Instructor: C. Maynes
---section 002:  MTTh 13:00-13:50 (Slot 06) - Instructor: M. Nikolic

CLAS 1131 : Elementary Ancient Greek II
A continuation of the work begun in Elementary Ancient Greek I. (Prerequisite: CLAS 1130)
---MTWF 11:00-11:50 (Slot F04) - Instructor: B. Levett

CLAS 3200 : Advanced Latin
Refines the skills developed in Intermediate Latin, and applies them to selected readings of Latin authors. (Prerequisite: CLAS 2200)
---MWF 9:00-9:50 (Slot 02) - Instructor: M. Nikolic

CLAS 3300 : Advanced Ancient Greek
Refines the skills developed in Intermediate Ancient Greek, and applies them to selected readings of Greek authors. (Prerequisite: CLAS 2300)
---MWF 12:00-12:50 (Slot 05)- Instructor: K. Simonsen

CLAS 4210 : Latin Historians
Topic TBA. (Prerequisite: CLAS 3200)
---MWF 9:00-9:50 (Slot 02) - Instructor: M. Nikolic

CLAS 4340 : Greek Philosophical Authors
Topic TBA. (Prerequisite: CLAS 3300)
---MWF 12:00-12:50 (Slot 05) - Instructor: K. Simonsen