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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (02) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 54498
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 401H
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Michael Mignanelli
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm MURK G02
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 404 (01) - Introduction to Roman Civilization

Roman Civilization

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 53899
A broad historical exploration of Roman civilization. Topics include: architecture, art, law, literature, philosophy, poetry, politics, religion, society, warfare, and the Romans? 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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 406, HIST 404
Cross listed with : HIST 404.01
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm HORT 307
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 444 (01) - Individual and Society in the Ancient World

Individual & Soc Ancient World

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56543
This class examines one of the major issues faced by people throughout history, whether and under what circumstances an individual should act against the wishes of society. The great philosophical and historical works of the ancient world shed light not only on how the Greeks and Romans approached the idea of personal responsibility but also on the assumptions we today make about human nature and the relationships on which society depends. No prior knowledge of the ancient world required. All readings are in English.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Tejas Aralere
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm MURK G04
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 444 (02) - Individual and Society in the Ancient World

Individual & Soc Ancient World

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56544
This class examines one of the major issues faced by people throughout history, whether and under what circumstances an individual should act against the wishes of society. The great philosophical and historical works of the ancient world shed light not only on how the Greeks and Romans approached the idea of personal responsibility but also on the assumptions we today make about human nature and the relationships on which society depends. No prior knowledge of the ancient world required. All readings are in English.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Timothy Clark
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 9:40am - 11:00am MURK 201
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

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56545
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".
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm MURK 202
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540A (01) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Sustaining Ancient Rome Ecology and Empire

Sustaining Ancient Rome

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56547
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 515
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK 204
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

Engineering in Ancient World

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 56987
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK G02
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 550A (01) - Identities and Difference in the Ancient World: Greek and Roman Women

Greek and Roman Women

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 52993
The impact of women on society in Greece and Rome throughout Antiquity. The role of women in public, religious, and private life as well as their legal status through law codes. Men's views of women in different literary texts. Especially concentrating on the few existing texts written by women. All readings are in English.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 550
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Elke Nash
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 1:10pm - 2:00pm MURK G01
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 676 (01) - Topics in Ancient Greek History

Topics Ancient Greek History

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 56842
Advanced historical study of a particular period or theme in ancient Greek history. May be repeated barring duplication of subject.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Equivalent(s): HIST 676
Cross listed with : HIST 676.01, HIST 876.01
Instructors: Michael Leese
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm HORT 207
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 694 (01) - Supervised Practicum

Supervised Practicum

Credits: 2.0 or 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   2  
CRN: 51540
Participants earn credit for suitable pre-professional activities, including high school outreach, assisting in undergraduate courses and work with professional organizations, museum work. Enrollment limited to juniors and seniors who are Classics, Latin, or Greek majors or minors and have above-average G.P.A.s. Writing assignments are required. Course does not count toward Classics, Latin, or Greek major or minor requirements.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Only listed majors in section: CLASSICS, GREEK, LATIN
Instructors: R. Scott Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged TBA