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Course Catalog Descriptions: Classics | Classical Archaeology | Classical Linguistics | Greek | Latin

Autumn 2016

Greek Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut GREEK 101: Introductory Greek
Counts for VLPA if it is not being used to satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement

An intensive study of grammar, with reading and writing of simple Attic prose. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

First year ancient Greek courses give you direct access to the thoughts and writings of the ancient Greeks and allow you to explore the dynamic and often dangerous cultural, social and political world in which they wrote. Learning to interpret and use an ancient language requires you to explore...

VLPA
A - 15652 Catherine M. Connors MTWThF 13:30-14:20
PAR 213
aut GREEK 305: Attic Prose

Translation of selections from Attic prose; elementary exercises in Attic prose composition.

VLPA
A - 15653 Deborah Kamen MTW F 13:30-14:20
PAR 212
aut GREEK 461: Early Greek Literature

Readings and discussion of selected authors of the early Greek period.

VLPA
A - 15654 Olga Levaniouk M W 14:30-16:20
PAR 112
aut GREEK 490: Supervised Study

Special work in literary and philosophical texts for graduates and undergraduates.

A - 15655 to be arranged -
* *
aut GREEK 490: Supervised Study

Special work in literary and philosophical texts for graduates and undergraduates.

Honors
B - 15656 to be arranged -
* *
aut GREEK 512: Greek Tragedy

Aeschylus, Sophocles, and/or Euripides.

A - 15657 Ruby Blondell M W 16:00-17:50
PAR 306
aut GREEK 590: Supervised Study

Prerequisite: permission of Graduate Program Coordinator.

A - 15658 to be arranged -
* *
aut GREEK 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 15659 to be arranged -
* *

Classics Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut CLAS 101: Latin And Greek In Current Use

Designed to improve and increase English vocabulary through a study of the Latin and Greek elements in English, with emphasis on words in current literary and scientific use. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
A - 12568 T Th 08:30-09:20
BLD 392
aut CLAS 101: Latin And Greek In Current Use

Designed to improve and increase English vocabulary through a study of the Latin and Greek elements in English, with emphasis on words in current literary and scientific use. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
B - 12569 T Th 09:30-10:20
LOW 202
aut CLAS 101: Latin And Greek In Current Use

Designed to improve and increase English vocabulary through a study of the Latin and Greek elements in English, with emphasis on words in current literary and scientific use. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
C - 12570 Yirga, Fanaye T Th 10:30-11:20
PAA A110
aut CLAS 101: Latin And Greek In Current Use

Designed to improve and increase English vocabulary through a study of the Latin and Greek elements in English, with emphasis on words in current literary and scientific use. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
D - 12571 Yirga, Fanaye T Th 11:30-12:20
GUG 218
aut CLAS 101: Latin And Greek In Current Use

Designed to improve and increase English vocabulary through a study of the Latin and Greek elements in English, with emphasis on words in current literary and scientific use. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
E - 12572 Garcia, Edgar A T 18:30-20:20
LOW 111
aut CLAS 101: Latin And Greek In Current Use

Designed to improve and increase English vocabulary through a study of the Latin and Greek elements in English, with emphasis on words in current literary and scientific use. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
F - 12573 Garcia, Edgar A Th 18:30-20:20
CDH 711A
aut CLAS 205: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin And Greek

Designed to help the student master the scientific vocabulary of his or her particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
B - 12574 Zacks, Joshua M W F 08:30-09:20
BLD 392
aut CLAS 205: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin And Greek

Designed to help the student master the scientific vocabulary of his or her particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
C - 12575 Emma Brobeck M W F 09:30-10:20
LOW 220
aut CLAS 205: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin And Greek

Designed to help the student master the scientific vocabulary of his or her particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
D - 12576 Konnor Clark M W F 09:30-10:20
MEB 237
aut CLAS 205: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin And Greek

Designed to help the student master the scientific vocabulary of his or her particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
E - 12577 Emma Brobeck M W F 10:30-11:20
LOW 217
aut CLAS 205: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin And Greek

Designed to help the student master the scientific vocabulary of his or her particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
F - 12578 Konnor Clark M W F 10:30-11:20
THO 334
aut CLAS 205: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin And Greek

Designed to help the student master the scientific vocabulary of his or her particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. No auditors. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.

VLPA
G - 12579 Zacks, Joshua M W F 11:30-12:20
SMI 311
aut CLAS 210: Greek And Roman Classics In English

Introduction to classical literature through a study of the major Greek and Latin authors in modern translation. Offered: AWSp.

Great authors who have been shaping great conversations for over 2000 years. 

Three lectures each week, team-taught by the entire faculty of the Department of Classics; twice-weekly discussion sections in which you will find out how these texts talk to each...

VLPA
A - 12580 Olga Levaniouk M W F 10:30-11:20
GLD 435
aut CLAS 210: Greek And Roman Classics In English

Introduction to classical literature through a study of the major Greek and Latin authors in modern translation. Offered: AWSp.

AA - 12581 Megan April O'Donald T Th 10:30-11:20
DEN 113
aut CLAS 210: Greek And Roman Classics In English

Introduction to classical literature through a study of the major Greek and Latin authors in modern translation. Offered: AWSp.

AD - 12583 Megan April O'Donald T Th 11:30-12:20
DEN 113
aut CLAS 314: Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics In The Ancient World

Examines science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine in the cultures of Greece and Rome, from the late Bronze Age to early Roman Empire.

I&S, VLPA
A - 12585 Sarah Culpepper Stroup MTWThF 11:30-12:20
DEN 212
aut CLAS 320: Society And Status In Greece And Rome

Examines the societies of ancient Greece and Rome, with a special focus on status, class, and gender. The diversity of human experience is explored through the study of men, women, children, the elderly, slaves, housing, dress, food, sexuality, medicine, death, religion, theater, politics, law, economics, travel, warfare, art, and athletics. Offered: A.

DIV, I&S, VLPA
A - 12586 Deborah Kamen MTWThF 09:30-10:20
RAI 121
aut CLAS 330: The Age Of Augustus

Detailed study of the history and culture of the reign of Augustus, the first Roman emperor (31 BC-AD 14). Includes readings in Augustan authors such as Vergil, Ovid, and Horace as well as the study of Augustan art and architecture. Offered: jointly with HSTAM 330.

I&S, VLPA
A - 12588 Alain M. Gowing MTWThF 09:30-10:20
LOW 105
aut CLAS 430: Greek And Roman Mythology

Principal myths found in classical and later literature. Offered: AWSp.

VLPA
A - 12589 Stephen E. Hinds M W F 12:30-13:20
GUG 220
aut CLAS 490: Supervised Study

Individual study in classical topics by arrangement.

A - 12590 to be arranged -
* *
aut CLAS 495: Senior Essay

Usually written in conjunction with another course in the final year of study in the major.

VLPA, W
A - 12591 to be arranged -
* *
aut CLAS 496: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty.

VLPA
B - 12593 Wiggins, Ellwood M W F 12:30-13:20
DEN 303
aut CLAS 700: Master's Thesis A - 12595 to be arranged -
* *
aut CLAS 800: Doctoral Dissertation A - 12596 to be arranged -
* *

Latin Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut LATIN 101: Introductory Latin
This course counts for VLPA if it is not being used to satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement

An intensive study of grammar, with reading and writing of simple Latin prose. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

Welcome to ancient Rome! First year Latin courses give you direct access to the thoughts and writings of the ancient Romans and allow you to explore the dynamic and often dangerous cultural, social and political world in which they wrote. Learning to interpret and use an ancient language...

VLPA
A - 16899 Charles Carver MTWThF 09:30-10:20
RAI 107
aut LATIN 101: Introductory Latin
This course counts for VLPA if it is not being used to satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement

An intensive study of grammar, with reading and writing of simple Latin prose. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

Welcome to ancient Rome! First year Latin courses give you direct access to the thoughts and writings of the ancient Romans and allow you to explore the dynamic and often dangerous cultural, social and political world in which they wrote. Learning to interpret and use an ancient language...

VLPA
C - 16900 Catherine M. Connors MTWThF 10:30-11:20
SMI 115
aut LATIN 101: Introductory Latin
This course counts for VLPA if it is not being used to satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement

An intensive study of grammar, with reading and writing of simple Latin prose. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

Welcome to ancient Rome! First year Latin courses give you direct access to the thoughts and writings of the ancient Romans and allow you to explore the dynamic and often dangerous cultural, social and political world in which they wrote. Learning to interpret and use an ancient language...

VLPA
D - 16901 Daniel Abraham Miller MTWThF 11:30-12:20
SMI 107
aut LATIN 103: Introductory Latin

Reading of selections from classical Latin literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 102. Offered: Sp.

C - 16902 Priscilla Scofield to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 103: Introductory Latin

Reading of selections from classical Latin literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 102. Offered: Sp.

D - 16903 to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 103: Introductory Latin

Reading of selections from classical Latin literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 102. Offered: Sp.

F - 16904 to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 103: Introductory Latin

Reading of selections from classical Latin literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 102. Offered: Sp.

G - 16905 to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 103: Introductory Latin

Reading of selections from classical Latin literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: LATIN 102. Offered: Sp.

H - 16906 Miller, Wayne E to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 305: Introduction To Latin Literature

Readings in prose and poetry from various Latin authors; elementary exercises in Latin prose composition. Offered: A.

VLPA
A - 16907 Sarah Levin-Richardson MTW F 11:30-12:20
MLR 316
aut LATIN 461: Latin Literature Of The Republic

Readings and discussion of selected authors from the era of the Roman Republic.

VLPA
A - 16908 James J. Clauss T Th 14:30-16:20
PAR 212
aut LATIN 490: Supervised Study

Special work in literary and philosophical texts for graduates and undergraduates.

A - 16909 to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 490: Supervised Study

Special work in literary and philosophical texts for graduates and undergraduates.

Honors
B - 16910 to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 520: Seminar A - 16911 Alain M. Gowing M W 12:30-14:20
DEN 257
aut LATIN 590: Supervised Study

Prerequisite: permission of Graduate Program Coordinator.

A - 16912 to be arranged -
* *
aut LATIN 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 16913 to be arranged -
* *

Classical Archaeology Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut CL AR 341: Greek Art And Archaeology

Survey of the material remains and the developing styles in sculpture, vase painting, architecture, and the minor arts from the geometric to the Hellenistic periods, illustrated by slides. Principal sites and monuments, as well as techniques and methods of excavation, are examined in an attempt to reconstruct the material culture of antiquity. Offered: jointly with ART H 341.

VLPA
A - 12566 Kathryn Topper M W F 09:30-10:20
SMI 405
aut CL AR 442: Greek Painting

Study of painted decoration on Greek vases, with emphasis on stylistic developments and cultural and historical influences. Painting on other media also examined as evidence allows. Offered: jointly with ART H 442.

VLPA
A - 12567 Kathryn Topper M W F 11:30-12:20
SMI 305