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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (1SY) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   229  
CRN: 50589
Survey of myths and sagas of ancient Greece and Rome. No classical preparation necessary. Background course for majors in English, the arts, music, history, modern languages, classics.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 401H, CLAS 501, CLAS 501H
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 406 (01) - Introduction to Roman Civilization

Intro to Roman Civilization

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 52496
A broad historical exploration of Roman civilization. Topics include: architecture, art, law, literature, philosophy, poetry, politics, religion, society, warfare, and their legacy to the modern world. Open to all students. No prior knowledge of the ancient world assumed; all readings are in English. Ideal background for students of English, philosophy, history, Latin, Greek, the arts, music, modern languages.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am MUB 221
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 406 (01R) - Introduction to Roman Civilization

Intro to Roman Civilization

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Remote Section, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 56888
A broad historical exploration of Roman civilization. Topics include: architecture, art, law, literature, philosophy, poetry, politics, religion, society, warfare, and their legacy to the modern world. Open to all students. No prior knowledge of the ancient world assumed; all readings are in English. Ideal background for students of English, philosophy, history, Latin, Greek, the arts, music, modern languages.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 444D (H01) - Athens, Rome, and the Birth of the United States

Hon/Athens Rome & Birth of USA

Course Delivery Method: Rotational Attendance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 55044
What did Washington, Jefferson, Adams (John and Abigail), Madison and Paine have in common? They were all instrumental in shaping the US political system, but they were also educated in the classics. When building the framework of our democratic republic, they continually looked to Athens and Rome as models, inspirations and warnings. The course examines ancient political systems and how they helped fashion our founder's notion of the ideal government and continue to do so.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Mariah Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm MURK 102
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 520B (01) - Classical Society, Politics and Ethics: Happiness and Ancient Views of the Good Life

Ancient Views of the Good Life

Course Delivery Method: Rotational Attendance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 55806
How did the Greeks and Romans define happiness and was happiness considered an essential component of the "good life"? How do ancient concepts of the "good life" influence later views of human flourishing and how do specific historical circumstances alter utopian visions of a life well lived? This course traces the concept of the "good life" from ancient Greece to today and challenges students to create their own vision of a "good life".
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK G01
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 525 (1SY) - Greek and Latin Origins of Medical Terms

Greek&Latin Origins Med Terms

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 53932
Study of medical terminology. Exercises in etymology and the development of vocabulary in a context at once scientific, historical, and cultural. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is required. Useful to premedical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary, nursing, medical technology, and other students in the biological and physical sciences. Open to all students.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Richard Clairmont
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 9:40am - 11:00am ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 530A (1SY) - Classical Literary Performance Genres: War and Adventure in Ancient Epic

War/Adventure in Ancient Epic

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   21  
CRN: 53934
Storytelling has long been one of the primary means to preserve and transmit cultural ideas and traditions. In this course students read and analyze the earliest epic tales from the Greek and Roman period with a view toward understanding the roots and nature of epic, the myths it told, and the influence it has had on subsequent literature. No credit earned if credit received for CLAS 444B.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 444B
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Richard Clairmont
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 530B (01) - Classical Literary and Performance Genres: Tragedy and Comedy on the Ancient Stage

Tragedy/Comedy: Ancient Stage

Course Delivery Method: Rotational Attendance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56289
Investigations into the dramatic works of the Greek and Romans, the power of performance, and the cultural importance of stage productions. Readings include the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes, Menander, and Plautus. Ideal background for students of all theatrical and performance traditions. Open to all students. All readings in English.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 530
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Mariah Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK G02
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540A (1SY) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Sustaining Ancient Rome Ecology and Empire

Sustaining Ancient Rome

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 55807
This course examines the interplay between the ancient Roman environment, Roman technological innovations, and the values of Roman imperial society. Examining Roman innovations in water supply, building technology, mining, and more, this course explores the ethical questions that arise through the use of ancient Roman technology, evaluates the effects of these technologies on the environment and Roman society, and determines whether Roman values encouraged or discouraged a responsible approach to technology and the environment.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 515
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540C (01R) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Tech, Tools and Engineering in the Ancient World

Hon/Engineer in Ancient World

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Remote Section, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 56889
This course examines positive and negative impacts of ancient technological advances: engineering (fire, metallurgy), writing technology (scripts, including the alphabet, the emergence of papyrus and vellum), military technology (shipbuilding, defensive and offensive technologies, and navigation), artistic (invention of dyes, lost-wax methods of bronze casting), infrastructure (roads, bridges, and aqueducts), and monumentality (Stonehenge, Greek temples, and the Roman Colosseum). Focus on the ways in which societal and environmental factors influenced technological development and vice versa.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Honors course, Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am ONLINE