Classics (CLASS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 1131SANSK 1131

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16826 CLASS 1331   SEM 101

    • MTRF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Clary, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 1450

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIERO 1450

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17728 CLASS 1450   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SHUM 1615

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6252 CLASS 1615   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fontaine, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 1702

This introductory course surveys the archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman Mediterranean. Each week, we will explore a different archaeological discovery that transformed scholars' understanding of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 1702NES 1602

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7355 CLASS 1702   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2000

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches at the art-science interface used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENVS 2000

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 18826 CLASS 2000   SEM 101

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

CLASS 2351

Readings from simple Sanskrit poetry: the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. view course details

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

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4751 CLASS 2351   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McCrea, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: CLASS 1332 or equivalent.

CLASS 2601

Introduces students to the literature and intellectual life of ancient Greece from Homer to the early centuries of Roman rule. We will read and discuss ancient writers as creative artists in their own ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16657 CLASS 2601   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ahl, F

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2603

Intended especially for first-year students. Students must apply in writing to chair, Department of Classics, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall. In this course, we will read and discuss a wide range of Greek literary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6987 CLASS 2603   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Platt, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Intended especially for first-year students. Students must apply in writing to instructor (vjp33@cornell.edu).

CLASS 2604

The stories of Greek Mythology have ignited the imaginations of writers and artists from antiquity to the present day, from the tragedy of Achilles to the adventures of Percy Jackson. This course surveys ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4292 CLASS 2604   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Clary, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2641

In this course we will study the technologies – aqueducts, automata, catapults, concrete and more – that allowed the Roman Empire to prosper and expand. Technical and historical background will accompany ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2641STS 2641

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17226 CLASS 2641   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Roby, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17227 CLASS 2641   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17228 CLASS 2641   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  5716 CLASS 2661   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5718 CLASS 2661   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6435 CLASS 2661   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7191 CLASS 2661   DIS 203

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2675

An introduction to ancient Greek history from the era of the Trojan War to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Topics include the rise and fall of the Greek city-state, the invention of politics, democracy, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 2650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7616 CLASS 2675   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Strauss, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7617 CLASS 2675   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7618 CLASS 2675   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2687

An introduction to basic themes of military history, e.g., battle, strategy, tactics, war and society, as well as classic works, e.g. Sun Tzu, Thucydides, Clausewitz, Jomini.  Recent theories in scholarship ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2321HIST 6021

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7588 CLASS 2687   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Strauss, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2691

An introduction to the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Proto-Indo-European and the chief historical developments of the daughter languages. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 7691LING 2261LING 6261

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16831 CLASS 2691   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Nussbaum, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 2700

Why are the most famous ancient Greek vases found in Italy? What was the "worlds' first computer" used for? What can a brick tell us about still standing Roman buildings? What is "classical" about all ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2700ARTH 2200

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7710 CLASS 2700   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Alexandridis, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7711 CLASS 2700   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Alexandridis, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7712 CLASS 2700   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Alexandridis, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 16658 CLASS 2807   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Giannella, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  4369 CLASS 3391   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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

  •  6535 CLASS 3395   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McCrea, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Two years study of Sanskrit or equivalent.

CLASS 3661

An examination of the doctrines of the Greek philosophers working in the three centuries after the death of Aristotle. Emphasis on Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Skepticism. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 3204PHIL 6204

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17106 CLASS 3661   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Brennan, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4368 CLASS 3686   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6968 CLASS 3686   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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 3750

Introduction and training in dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) and its applications in archaeology, art history, climate and environment through lab work and participation in ongoing research projects ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  4052 CLASS 3750   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Manning, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4716 CLASS 3750   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lorentzen, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 4721

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4570 CLASS 4721   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6759 CLASS 4721   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6953 CLASS 4721   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6963 CLASS 4721   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

CLASS 4757

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18041 CLASS 4757   SEM 101

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •  6150 CLASS 6755   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Manning, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6151 CLASS 6755   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lorentzen, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6253 CLASS 7345   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Rebillard, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 7691

An introduction to the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Proto-Indo-European and the chief historical developments of the daughter languages. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2691LING 2261LING 6261

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16833 CLASS 7691   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Nussbaum, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CLASS 7757

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18045 CLASS 7757   SEM 101

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person