Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Courses of Interest in Classics and Related Fields:

 

For a list of courses offered by Classics and courses of interest to our students in other departments for the current or upcoming (as available) semester please click HERE (current posted information is for Spring 2019).

 

 

Current and Previous Course Information Provided by Faculty about their courses:

Blakely

 

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Spring 2019

CL 103:  Archaeology
Ancient Aliens, Lost Cities and Making up the Past

Why does archaeology inspire endless theories about aliens, lost civilizations, and apocalyptic predictions?  Come find out by exploring archaeology as it’s practiced and imagined in Archaeology Ancient Aliens, Lost Cities and Making up the Past

4 hours, fulfills HSC GER
MW10:00-11:15, F10:00-10:50

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Spring 2019

CL 203:  Greeks and Romans by Hollywood

The influence of Greek and Roman culture on films and the film industry is a complex calculus of history, society, language(s), idioms; interpretations and misinterpretations, fascination with mythology and ancient Gods, and many other things, but, most importantly, sibject to individual perception. Come join us and discover some of the many ways in which Greek and Roman culture interact with historical and contemporary cinema and culture.

3 hours, fulfills HAP GER
MWF 11:00-11:50

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Fall 2018

CL 104:  Ancient Cities and Urban Culture

Why do cities evolve and how do they change over time? What elements, if any, are universal in cities of different cultures and what elements are different and, possibly, culturally determined? How can architecture and architectural complexes be used to create a national and/or personal identity and history? What are the effects of ancient urban structures and infrastructures on modern cities such as Athens and Rome? Come join us and explore these ideas and others.

4 hours, fulfills HSC GER
MW 11:30-12:45; F 11:00-11:50

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Spring 2014

CL 329-R:  Ancient Science and Mathematics

What did the Greeks and Romans think about Science and Mathematics and what influence have they had on our understanding of Science and Mathematics throughout history?

3 hours, fulfills HSC GER
Th 2:30-5:00