CLAS 400 (01) - Exploring and Experiencing the Ancient World and its Legacy

Exploring/Ancient World

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics
Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16734
Covers aspects of the ancient world and its subsequent importance not found in the rest of the Classics curriculum or dealt with only briefly. Topics are chosen to be timely by connecting antiquity to current events, including pop culture, or to be enduring but under-appreciated. Emphasis on active and engaged learning and, where possible, experiential activities. May be repeated on different topics. Does not satisfy major requirements.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Instructors: Nicole Ruane

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 R 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK G02
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