Current Courses

FALL 2015

Greek

GRE-211   INTERMEDIATE GREEK I

Drinkwater, MWF 9:30-10:20am

Readings from Greek literature, usually prose. Authors may include Herodotus, Longus, Lysias, and/or Plato, among others.

Fall 2015 topic: The Greek Novel, Longus' Dapnhis and Chloe

Prerequisite: GRE-102 or departmental permission

Latin

LAT-101   ELEMENTARY LATIN I

Drinkwater, MWF 1:00-1:50pm

Fundamentals of Latin grammar with selected reading.

Prerequisite: none

LAT-201   INTERMEDIATE LATIN I (Summit Leadership Skills Course)

Drinkwater, MWF 11:30am-12:20pm

Review of Latin grammar with readings from Apuleius or other Latin prose authors.

Fall 2015 topic: Selections from Petronius' Satyricon

Prerequisite: LAT-102 or departmental permission based on placement test

LAT-211/311 LATIN PROSE

Master, TTh 10:00-11:15am

Readings from Latin prose. Authors may include Cicero, Pliny, Sallust, Senece, or Tacitus, among others, representing the genres of Oratory, Letters, Philosophy, and History. 

Fall 2015 topic: Cicero's Catilinarian speeches

SPRING 2016

Greek

GRE-212   INTERMEDIATE GREEK II

Samson, MWF 9:30-10:20am

Readings from Greek literature, usually poetry. Authors may include Herodotus, Longus, Lysias, and/or Plato, among others.

Spring 2016 topic: to be determined.

Prerequisite: GRE-102 or departmental permission

Latin

LAT-102   ELEMENTARY LATIN II

Master, MWF 1:00-1:50pm

Fundamentals of Latin grammar with selected reading.

Prerequisite: LAT 102 or permission based on placement test 

LAT-201   INTERMEDIATE LATIN II (Summit Leadership Skills Course)

Drinkwater, MWF 11:30am-12:20pm

Readings of Latin poetry. Authors may include Catullus, Virgil, and/or Ovid, among others.

Spring 2016 topic: Selections from Catullus or Ovid's Ars Amatoria or Metamorphoses

Prerequisite: LAT-201 or departmental permission based on placement test

LAT-302 LATIN POETRY (Summit Leadership Skills Course)

Drinkwater, MWF 11:30am-12:20pm

Readings of Latin poetry, with practice in leadership skills through peer mentoring, group facilitation, and leading class discussions. Authors may include Catullus, Ovid, or Virgil, among others. May be repeated when the topic changes.

Spring 2016 topic: Selections from Catullus or Ovid's Ars Amatoria or Metamorphoses

Prerequisite: LAT-202 or departmental permission based on placement test

Classical History and Culture In English

CLA-121   HISTORY OF GREEK CIVILIZATION

Samson, TTh 10:00-11:15am

The literature, people and ideas of the ancient Greeks from Bronze Age to Hellenistic times, including the basic outline of events with methods for understanding history and culture.

(Cross-listed with HIS-122)

Prerequisite: none

CLA-243    GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY

Drinkwater, TTh 11:30-12:45pm

This course examines constructions and performance of gender in Greece and Rome in both the public and private spheres. Sources will include primary historical, medical, and literary writings, material culture, and scholarly analyses.

(Cross-listed with WS-243)

Prerequisite: none