Courses

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Spring 2019 Courses

*NEW Classics Courses*

CLAS 144B: Archaeological Ethics, Law and Cultural Heritage
Block H: TF 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Professor Alexandra Ratzlaff
The material culture of the past is imbued with multitude of meanings and values for different groups, often at odds with each other. This class explores the ethical and legal context of heritage as well as the conservation, protection, or stewardship of our shared human experience.

CLAS 160A: Race and Ethnicity in the Ancient World
Block K: MW 2-3:20 p.m.
Professor Caitlin Gillespie
Introduces students to ancient attitudes toward race and ethnicity. Students will be challenged to consider how these categories are presented in literature and artistic works of Greece and Rome, and how ancient thinking remains current and influential today.

Classics Courses

CLAS 115B: Topics in Greek and Roman History/Military History
Block L: MW 3:30-4:50 p.m.
Professor Cheryl Walker

CLAS 145B: Topics in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology/Roman Provinces
Block M: MW 5-6:20 p.m.
Professor Alexandra Ratzlaff

CLAS 170A: Classical Mythology
Block G: TF 9:30-10:50 a.m.
Professor Joel Christensen
An introduction to Greek and Roman mythology. Considers ancient song cultures, and the relationship between myth, drama, and religion. Also explores visual representations of myth.

Greek and Latin Courses

GRK 120B: Greek Prose Authors
Block F: MWTh 1-1:50 p.m. Note: This is an experiential learning course.
Professor Michael Christiaan Van Beldhuizen
Selections from Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Demosthenes, and other prose authors, in Greek.

LAT 118A: Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry
Block E: MWTh 12-12:50 p.m.
Professor Cheryl Walker
Selections from Catullus, Horace, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid, in Latin.

Cross-Listed in Classical Studies

FA 145A: St. Peter's and the Vatican
Block F: MWTh 1-1:50 p.m.
Professor Charles McClendon
The history, growth, and development of Christendom's most famous shrine, with particular concern for the relationship between the design and decoration of the Renaissance/baroque church and palace complex and their early Christian and medieval predecessors.

PHIL 162B: Artistotle
Block L: MW 3:30-4:50 p.m.
Professory Palle Yourgrau
An introduction to Aristotle's philosophy through an intensive reading of selected texts.

POL 186B: Classical Political Thought
Block J: TF 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Professor Bernard Yack
Major ancient political philosophers and the meaning and implications of their work for contemporary political issues.