Classics (CLASS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

CLASS 1331

An introduction to the essentials of Sanskrit grammar. Designed to enable the student to read classical and epic Sanskrit as soon as possible. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 1131SANSK 1131

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5911CLASS 1331  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Cummins, P

CLASS 1615

Ancient Rome was a village the size of Ithaca that grew into a world empire. In this course students will be introduced to some of its literature, art, and famous personalities in the classical period ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8078CLASS 1615  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Fontaine, M

CLASS 2000

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. The course consists of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2000ESS 2000

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17831CLASS 2000  SEM 101

    • F
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one discussion. Combined with: CLASS 2000ESS 2000

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17849CLASS 2000  SEM 102

    • F
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

  • 17850CLASS 2000  DIS 202

    • T
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

CLASS 2351

Review of grammar and reading of selections from Sanskrit epic poetry and narrative prose. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 2251SANSK 2251

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6171CLASS 2351  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Staff

    • TBA
    • Akepiyapornchai, M

  • Prerequisite: CLASS 1332 or permission of instructor.

CLASS 2603

Limited to 18 students. Intended especially for first-year students. Students must apply in writing to chair, Department of Classics, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall. No prior knowledge necessary (all texts are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16238CLASS 2603  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Pelliccia, H

CLASS 2604

Survey of the Greek myths, with emphasis on the content and significance of the myths in Mediterranean society, including the place of myth in Greek life and consciousness; the factors and influences involved ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5586CLASS 2604  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Clary, T

CLASS 2633

How did the ancient Greeks and Romans understand differences in gender and sexuality? And how did their gendered identities intersect with other identity categories, like race, class, and citizenship status? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FGSS 2633

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9369CLASS 2633  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Haselswerdt, E

  •  9373CLASS 2633  DIS 201

    • F
    • Haselswerdt, E

CLASS 2661

An introductory survey of ancient Greek philosophy from the so-called Presocratics (6th century BCE) through the Hellenistic period (1st century BCE) with special emphasis on the thought of Socrates, Plato, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7420CLASS 2661  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Brennan, T

  •  7422CLASS 2661  DIS 201

    • T
    • Staff

  •  8364CLASS 2661  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

CLASS 2807

From democratic Athens to imperial Rome, the ancient economies of Greece and Rome ran on slave labor and slavery pervaded all areas of life: farming; industry; families; the civil service; police; and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16107CLASS 2807  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Giannella, N

CLASS 3391

To be taken only in exceptional circumstances. Must be arranged by the student with his or her advisor and the faculty member who has agreed to direct the study. To be approved by the DUS. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5672CLASS 3391  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent study at the 3000-level may be undertaken by undergraduates upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level in the relevant field and only with the permission of the director of undergraduate studies in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

CLASS 3395

Selected readings in Sanskrit literary and philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SANSK 3301

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  8580CLASS 3395  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • McCrea, L

  • Two years study of Sanskrit or equivalent.

CLASS 3676

Ancient political debates about democracy, empire, and justice appear in late fifth-century BCE Athenian dramatic, historical, and philosophical literatures composed against the backdrop of the 27-year ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3736

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16722CLASS 3676  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Frank, J

      Rusten, J

CLASS 3686

May be taken upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level. To be taken only in exceptional circumstances. Must be arranged by the student with his or her advisor and the faculty member who ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5671CLASS 3686  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent study at the 3000-level may be undertaken by undergraduates upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level in the relevant field and only with the permission of the director of undergraduate studies in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9789CLASS 3686  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent study at the 3000-level may be undertaken by undergraduates upon completion of one semester of work at the 3000-level in the relevant field and only with the permission of the director of undergraduate studies in cases of extraordinary circumstances.

CLASS 3738

Have you ever been asked 'who are you' or 'which group do you belong to'? You would have noted how the answer shifts according to who is asking, in which context, etc. While everyone is unique, the possible ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 3738RELST 3738

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16095CLASS 3738  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Van Oyen, A

CLASS 3750

Introduction and training in dendrochronology and its application to archaeology, art history, and environment through participation in a research project dating ancient to modern tree-ring samples especially ... view course details

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  •  5333CLASS 3750  LEC 001

    • W
    • Griggs, C

      Lorentzen, B

  •  6108CLASS 3750  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Griggs, C

      Lorentzen, B

CLASS 4677

No description available. view course details

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  • 16322CLASS 4677  SEM 101

    • T
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

CLASS 4721

See "Honors" under Classics front matter. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5939CLASS 4721  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8853CLASS 4721  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  9767CLASS 4721  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  9783CLASS 4721  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

CLASS 6746

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  • 16102CLASS 6746  SEM 101

    • M
    • Platt, V

  • Recommended prerequisite: Some experience in the study of Greek or Roman culture (especially art and archaeology) would be helpful but is not required. Knowledge of ancient Greek is helpful, but all texts will be taught in translation.

CLASS 6754

A seminar on the archaeology of the Byzantine Empire, from the late Roman through to the early modern periods. Topics to be covered include: long-term changes in settlement patterns and urban development; ... view course details

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  • 17103CLASS 6754  SEM 101

    • M
    • Anderson, B

CLASS 6755

An introduction to the field of Dendrochronology and associated topics with an emphasis on their applications in the field of archaeology and related heritage-buildings fields. Course aimed at graduate ... view course details

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  •  7946CLASS 6755  LEC 001

    • W
    • Griggs, C

      Lorentzen, B

  •  7947CLASS 6755  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Griggs, C

      Lorentzen, B

CLASS 7345

Pedagogical instruction and course coordination. Requirement for all graduate student teachers of LATIN 1201-LATIN 1202 and first-year writing seminars. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8079CLASS 7345  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Roby, C

CLASS 7700

Archaeology studies the past through its material remains. In doing so, it builds on wide-ranging theories and methods to develop its own disciplinary toolbox. This graduate seminar explores this toolbox, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 7000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Archaeological Theory Seminar

  • 17315CLASS 7700  SEM 101

    • T
    • Van Oyen, A