Fall 2024

2040 VLSB
Grace Erny
TuTh
9:30-11:00

A survey of ancient Greek literature, history, and culture from the eighth century BCE to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. We will focus on what made Greek culture distinctive and different from our own.


222 Wheeler
Grace Erny
TuTh
2:00-3:30

Who were the ancient Greeks, and what did they leave behind? From famous temples and statues to the houses, graves, and possessions of everyday people, we'll explore the archaeology of the Greek world from the first farmers through the aftermath of Alexander the Great's empire.


VLSB 2060
G. R. F. (John) Ferrari & Trevor Murphy
WF
17:00-19:00

Themes from the literature & culture of ancient Greece, the Hebrew Bible, ancient Rome, and early Christianity significant for Western Civilization's development. 5 units. Fulfills R&C A or B + one L&S Breadth.


 


30 Wheeler
Trevor Murphy
MWF
10:00-11:00

The history of ideas about the soul’s postmortem fate in the ancient Mediterranean world.


tbd
Leslie Kurke
MWF
1:00-2:00

Study of topics in gender, feminism, and sexuality in ancient cultures. Topics vary from year to year.
 

 


 


 

187 Dwinelle
MWF
11:00-12:00

The first semester of study of Ancient Greek


130 Dwinelle
MWF
1:00-2:00

The first semester of study of Ancient Greek


246 Dwinelle
Todd Hickey
TTh
3:30-5:00

Readings from Plato's and from other Attic prose authors (e.g., Xenophon, Lysias); some review of grammar.


308C Doe Library
Mark Griffith
MW
11:00-12:30

Close reading (in Greek) of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, with due attention paid to issues of interpretation, poetic style, meter, performance, and cultural context. We'll also read the rest of the Oresteia in English, and sample some "sequels" and later adaptations.  Students should previously have taken at least Greek 100 or 101, or equivalent.

87 Dwinelle
M-Th
1:00-2:00

Latin 1 is the first half of a two-semester language sequence preparing students to read Classical Latin.


255 Dwinelle
M-Th
10:00-11:00

Latin 1 is the first half of a two-semester language sequence preparing students to read Classical Latin.


254 Dwinelle
M-Th
12:00-1:00

Latin 1 is the first half of a two-semester language sequence preparing students to read Classical Latin.


187 Dwinelle
MWF
12:00-1:00

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


 


308C Doe Library
Trevor Murphy
TTh
12:30-2:00

Selections in Latin from Caesar & Cicero. By reviewing morphology, syntax, & vocabulary, you will improve your mastery of Latin, and learn to read prose with understanding & enjoyment.


 


228 Dwinelle
Ellen Oliensis
TTh
2:00-3:30

An introduction to the short poems of Catullus and the Odes of Horace, read in Latin.


 

308C Doe Library
Donald Mastronarde
MW
9:30-11:00

Study of tools for advanced research in ancient Greek and Latin textual evidence.


 


308C Doe Library
Kathleen McCarthy
MW
12:30-2:00

Survey of Republican to early imperial literature 


308C Doe Library
Duncan Macrae
Th
2:00-5:00

308C Doe Library
Kim Shelton
T
9:00-12:00

An in-depth treatment of the site of Mycenae, its environs, and its regional, interregional, and international contexts. Specific topics will include themes and material from both the prehistoric and historic periods of occupation, as well as the historiography of the site and its excavations.


7205 Dwinelle
Kristina Chew
Th
3:30-5:30

Seminar in problems of teaching. Required for all new graduate student instructors.