Department of Classics

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2019-2020 Graduate Course Offerings   

Fall 2019
CLAS 820   Topics in Classical Studies I  Greek and Roman Graffiti in Local and Global Contexts  -  Dr. B. Reeves   
Intensive study of a special topic in the Greek and Roman World from the Dark Ages to Late Antiquity.

CLAS 821   Topics in Classical Studies II  Mediterranean Slavery  -  Dr. H MacKechnie
Intensive study of a special topic in the Greek and Roman World from the Dark Ages to Late Antiquity.

GREK 824   Greek Rhetoric  -  Dr. T. Wright
One speech from Lysias, one from Demosthenes' corpus.

LATN 814    Roman Historians  -  Dr. A. D'Elia
An intensive study of Roman historical writings, with readings in Sallust, Livy and Tacitus.

 


Winter 2020
CLAS 804   Topography of Athens  -  Dr. C. Zaccagnino
The growth of Athens from the final Neolithic period to Late Antiquity based on archaeological, literary, epigraphical evidence. (May be offered jointly with CLST-404*. There are additional requirements for students at the graduate level but these are determined and discussed at the onset of the course.)

CLAS 821   Topics in Classical Studies II  Connectivity, trade, and migration: Indigenous and Greek dynamics in the Western Mediterranean  -  Dr. S. Savelli
Intensive study of a special topic in the Greek and Roman World from the Dark Ages to Late Antiquity.

GREK 820    Greek Poetry: Epic  -  Dr. T. Wright 
Detailed study of selections from the works of Homer and Hesiod.

LATN 812    Latin Poetry: Epic  -  Dr. B. Kavanagh
A study of Vergil's Aeneid, or Ovid's Metamorphoses, or Lucan's Civil War, or Statius' Thebaid, and its position within the Latin epic tradition.


Summer 2020
CLAS 809   Archaeology Practicum II: Caere, Italy  -  Dr. F. Colivicchi    
An intensive study of archaeological methods and interpretation at a fieldwork project in Italy under the supervision of a member of the Classics Department. Students will actively contribute to the project with scientific reports and stratigraphic records. COST: students are expected to pay their own travel costs and a course fee to be determined. Spring/Summer term or Spring term or Summer term. (6.0 credit units)

CLAS-810   Archaeological Fieldwork Practicum III: Stobi, Macedonia  -  Dr. G. Bevan
This course is an intensive study of archaeological and cultural heritage recording methods at a fieldwork site in the Balkans under the supervision of a member of the Department of Classics. COSTS: Students are expected to pay their own travel and accommodation costs. (6.0 credit units)


Available SUBS 
RELS 887   Problems in Ancient Mediterranean Religions - Dr. F. Colivicchi  (Fall 2019)
An interdisciplinary study of the religions and mythical traditions of Mediterranean and Near Eastern cultures from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity. Topics will vary according to instructor. The course will have special regard for, but not be limited to, the Levant, and the Greek and Roman world.


More information about our graduate courses can be found in the School of Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.