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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

Exp/Learn Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 16619
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: R. Scott Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 T 5:10pm - 6:30pm MURK 202
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (01) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   225  
CRN: 14057
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: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK 115
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (1SY) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 16080
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: Richard Clairmont
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 403 (01) - Introduction to Greek Civilization

Greek Civilization

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15487
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
Only listed colleges in section: Liberal Arts
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm MURK G02
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

War/Adventure in Ancient Epic

Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 12510
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.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 444B
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Richard Clairmont
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 9:40am - 11:00am ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540A (H01) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Sustaining Ancient Rome Ecology and Empire

Hon/Sustaining Ancient Rome

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16082
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.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 515
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Honors course, Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 1:10pm - 2:30pm MURK 201
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

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

Race/Ethnicty/Class & Classics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 16079
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: Yujhan Claros
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK 104
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 601 (01) - Classical Myth II: The Power and Persistence of Myth

The Power of Myth

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16081
An in-depth look at the myths of the Greeks and Romans, at the power of myth as a cultural force, and at the importance of myth both in the ancient period as well as the modern era. The focal point is on the myths of the Greeks and Romans, but the myths of other cultures are addressed. All readings are in English.
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Sophomore, Senior
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 12:10pm - 1:30pm MURK 102
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 676 (01) - Topics in Ancient Greek History

Topics Ancient Greek History

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16083
Advanced historical study of a particular period or theme in ancient Greek history. May be repeated barring duplication of subject.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Equivalent(s): HIST 676
Instructors: Michael Leese
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm HORT 307
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 677 (01) - History of Ancient Rome

History of Ancient Rome

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 15502
Discover the fascinating and tumultuous history of the ancient Roman world, from its small beginnings in the early Republic to the high Empire, when Rome controlled the whole Mediterranean basin. Special focus will be on the political and economic conflicts between social classes, the Punic Wars, the fall of the Republic, its transformation into a monarchy, and the golden age of imperial rule. CLAS 404/HIST 404 is encouraged but not necessary.
Equivalent(s): HIST 677
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK G02