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Below are descriptions of courses offered in the department for the current academic year, as well as recent years, with instructors listed in brackets. Please click on the following headings to move to courses in the following areas:
CLAS 5F90: MA Research and Thesis
CLAS 5P90: Major Research Paper
CLAS 5P00: Pro-seminar in Classics (2012-2013: R.A.K. Smith and faculty) A survey of the tools, resources and methodologies for a holistic study of Greco-Roman antiquity with emphasis on philology, history and material culture. Research writing for grants, abstracts, conference proposals, and public presentation. Seminar, 3 hours per week.
Note: this course is evaluated on a pass/fail basis.
CLAS 5V10-5V29: Seminar in Mediterranean Archaeology
Topics and problems in current archaeological method, theory and research in the Mediterranean basin. Seminar, 3 hours per week.
2012-2013: CLAS 5V20 (taught in conjunction with CLAS 4V20): Archaeology of Technology (R. A. K. Smith)
An examination of various ancient technologies from an archaeological perspective, with a focus on the prehistoric cultures of the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean.
2011-2012: CLAS 5V12: The Archaeology of Mediterranean Economies (E. S. Greene)
2009-2010: CLAS 5V10: Topics in Aegean prehistory (R.A.K. Smith)
2007-2008: CLAS 5V11: Archaeological Theory (R.A.K. Smith)
2006-2007: CLAS 5V10: Topics in Aegean prehistory (R.A.K. Smith)
CLAS 5V30-5V49: Seminar in the Art and Architecture of the Greco-Roman World
Topics and problems in current research in the Greek and Roman art and architecture. Seminar, 3 hours per week.
2012-2013: CLAS 5V33: Displaying the Past: Art, Archaeology, and Cultural Heritage (E. S. Greene)
An exploration of the responsibilities of archaeological engagement with the past through study, protection, and display of cultural heritage. The course focuses both on ancient sites and objects, and contemporary issues in the Mediterranean world, situated within the framework of national and international laws and conventions.
2010-2011: CLAS 5V32: Ancient Numismatics (B. Burrell)
2008-2009: CLAS 5V30: Topography and Monuments of Rome (B. Burrell)
2008-2009: CLAS 5V31: Periclean Athens (E. S. Greene)
2006-2007: CLAS 5V30: Topography and Monuments of Rome (M. J. Carter)
CLAS 5V50-5V69: Seminar in Greek and Roman Social and Cultural History
Study of a topic in Greek and/or Roman social and cultural history with emphasis on methodology and the use of sources from a variety of media. Seminar, 3 hours per week.
2012-2013: CLAS 5V56: Cicero and the Roman Republic (K. T. von Stackelberg)
The social, political, and cultural world of the late Republic explored through close reading of Cicero's letters.
2012-2013: CLAS 5V58 (taught in conjunction with CLAS 4V28): War and peace in ancient Greece (R. Parker)
Armed conflict in the Greek world, including: equipment, training, tactics, doctrine, military systems; the experience of battle and campaign, the ethos of warfare; mercenaries, multi-national security organizations, the mechanisms of diplomacy and third-party arbitration.
2011-2012: CLAS 5V55: Roman Entertainment Spectacles (M. J. Carter)
2010-2011: CLAS 5V54: The Roman Family and Household (F. Dolansky)
2009-2010: CLAS 5V53: Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece (A. Glazebrook)
2007-2008: CLAS 5V51: Theoretical Approaches to the Classics (A. Glazebrook)
2007-2008: CLAS 5V52: Ancient Mediterranean Socioeconomics (K. von Stackelberg)
2006-2007: CLAS 5V50: Augustus and the Roman Revolution (M. J. Carter)
CLAS 5V70-79: Seminar in Greek and Latin Literature
Topics and Trends in the Study of Greek and Latin Literature
2008-2009: CLAS 5V70: Elegy in Literary and Social Context (C. Merriam)
CLAS 5V80-5V89: Advanced Archaeological Research
Intensive archaeological field work and study of material culture under supervision of a faculty member.
2009-2010: CLAS 5V81: Advanced Archaeological Research in Greece (R. A. K. Smith)
2009-2010: CLAS 5V83: Advanced Archaeological Research in Turkey (E. S. Greene)
2008-2009: CLAS 5V83: Advanced Archaeological Research in Turkey (E. S. Greene)
2007-2008: CLAS 5V81: Advanced Archaeological Research in Greece (R. A. K. Smith)
LATI 5V20-5V39: Readings in Latin Literature: verse
Intensive readings in a verse genre or the works of an individual verse author. Seminar, 3 hours per week.
2012-2013: LATI 5V23: Readings in Catullus (C. Merriam)
A close reading of selected poems of Catullus.
2010-2011: LATI 5V22: Readings in Propertius (C. Merriam)
2008-2009: LATI 5V20: Ovid. Fasti (F. Dolansky)
2006-2007: LATI 5V21: Vergil (C. Merriam)
LATI 5P80: Directed Readings in Ancient Latin Authors
A reading course constructed in conjunction with a faculty member. This course will be designed for individual students by the faculty member and given final approval by the Graduate Program Director.