Below are descriptions of courses offered in the department with specific information for course offerings for the current academic year (instructors indicated in brackets).
GRADUATE COURSES FOR 2023-2024
FALL TERM (D2) 2023
CLAS 5V28: Archaeological Ethics (Elizabeth S. Greene)
Ethical, legal, and practical dimensions of Classical archaeology. Topics include looting and the antiquities trade, maritime archaeology and treasure hunting, archaeology as a profession, educational outreach, and museum exhibition.
CLAS 5V57: Slaves and Slavery in the Greek World (Allison Glazebrook)
Theoretical approaches to, practices of and attitudes toward slavery, and the experiences of enslaved people and enslavers.
LATI 4P05/5V05: Caesar’s Gallic Wars (Fanny Dolansky)
Readings from Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars, including an overview of scholarship.
WINTER TERM (D3) 2024
CLAS 5V30: Topography and Monuments of Rome (Carrie Murray)
Development of Rome, including infrastructure and major monuments, using literary and archaeological sources; the methodological challenges of integrating material and literary sources.
CLAS 4V57/5V75: Helen of Troy (Adam Rappold)
Representations of one of the most iconic and polarizing figures of the ancient Greco-Roman world through myth, literature, and art. Evidence for the cult of Helen will also be considered.
GREE 4P11/5V11: Pseudo-Demosthenes’ Against Neaira (Allison Glazebrook)
Reading of Pseudo-Demosthenes’ Against Neaira, including an overview of scholarship.
LATI 4P01/5V23: Catullus (Fanny Dolansky)
Readings in the poetry of Catullus, including an overview of scholarship.