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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Chinese

CHIN 631 (01) - Advanced Chinese Conversation and Composition I

Advanced Chinese I

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13559
Focuses on developing communicative proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing at an advanced level. While students continue to consolidate their speaking and listening skills, more emphasis will be placed on reading and writing skills.
Prerequisite(s): CHIN 504
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 1:10pm - 2:00pm MURK G04
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

Exploring/Ancient World

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

Learn some of the basics of the language of the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament and ancient Israel. In this 2 credit course we will cover the alphabet and vowels, pronunciation, vocabulary and rudimentary phrases. 

 

Hebrew language, Jewish history and ...

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (01) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   225  
CRN: 12760
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.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 401H
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: R. Scott Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm MURK 115
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 403 (01) - Introduction to Greek Civilization

Greek Civilization

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 13365
A broad historical exploration of Greek civilization. Topics include: architecture, art, law, literature, philosophy, poetry, politics, religion, society, warfare, and the Greeks? 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.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 405, HIST 403
Cross listed with : HIST 403.01
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK G17
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

Individual & Soc Ancient World

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14023
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.
Section Comments: Open only to new freshmen in June. Continuing students who will be freshmen or sophomores in the fall may register when WEBCAT registration re-opens in mid-July.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Tejas Aralere
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 1:10pm - 2:00pm HS 108
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

Hon/Athens,Rome & Birth of USA

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16292
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.
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Timothy Clark
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm HUDD 224A
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 502 (01) - Ancient Pompeii and the Bay of Naples

Pompeii and the Bay of Naples

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   17  
CRN: 16681
This course analyzes the cultural development of Pompeii and adjacent sites buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. The aim is to understand the architectural layout and material culture of the cities, their development over time, as well as understand how social norms, politics and cultural influences shaped the appearance and the built environment in the seven hundred years that Pompeii existed prior to its destruction. Through the lens of the surviving art, architecture, and material culture students will learn about everyday life in ancient Pompeii and how different social classes interacted in the city.
Equivalent(s): ARTH 502
Cross listed with : ARTH 502.01
Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)
Instructors: Ivo Van der Graaff
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm PCAC A204
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 520D (01) - Classical Society, Politics and Ethics: Greek and Roman Religion

Greek & Roman Religion

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16108
This course traces the historical development of ancient Greek and Roman religion from its antecedents in Near Eastern, Minoan, and Mycenaean culture to the rise of Christianity in Rome's early imperial period. This course also introduces students to the methods and materials of historians of religion. Topics covered in this course include: changing conceptions of divinity, animal sacrifice, sanctuaries, festivals, death and the afterlife, divination, magic, and mystery cults.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 520
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm MURK 202
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540B (01) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Roman Houses, Domestic Space and Public Life

Roman Houses & Public Life

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16109
The Romans used the house as a communication technology for defining and expressing their identities in society and in the natural world. In this course, we examine literary and visual sources for Roman houses, apartments, villas, and palaces, and we compare and contrast the role of the house in the ancient world and in American society. We pay special attention to how domestic space shapes and is shaped by environment, politics, and culture.
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK G02
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 551 (01) - Race, Ethnicity, Class & Classics

Race/Ethnicty/Class & Classics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 13529
Examines race, ethnicity, and class, and the ways in which they intersect with the study of the ancient world. The approach will use critical lenses alert to the impact of power imbalances both on how we view these subjects in the ancient world and how the ancients have been used to create and reinforce hierarchies in the modern world. The exact focus will vary by semester (students may repeat once if on a different topic).
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)
Instructors: Elke Nash
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm MURK 202
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