Course descriptions

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 2022-2023

SPRING/SUMMER 2022

VIII. CLAS 5P81
Advanced Archaeological Fieldwork in GreecE

Fieldwork and study of archaeological material under the supervision of a faculty member.
Restriction: Permission of the instructor and the Graduate Program Director.
Note: Students are expected to pay their own expenses.

IX. CLAS 5P85: Advanced Archaeological Fieldwork in Italy

Fieldwork and study of archaeological material under the supervision of a faculty member.
Restriction: Permission of the instructor.
Note: Students are expected to pay their own expenses.

X: CLAS 5P86: Advanced Fieldwork in Maritime ArchaeologY

Fieldwork and study of archaeological material under the supervision of a faculty member.
Restriction: Permission of the instructor and the Graduate Program Director.
Note: Students are expected to pay their own expenses.

FALL TERM (D2) 2022

i. CLAS 5V20 (5v10-29) (d2): aRCHAEOLOGY OF TECHNOLOGY (angus smith)

An examination of ancient technologies from an archaeological perspective, with a focus on the prehistoric cultures of the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean.
Last taught: 2017/18

II. CLAS 5V55/4P69 (5V50-69) (D2): Empire and environment (Katharine VON stackelberg)

Ethnography and environmental impact of Roman Empire. Focus on indigenous responses to Roman presence, cartographic representations of power, and natural resources.
Last taught: 2019/20

III. GREE 5V21/4P21 (5V20-39) (D2): EURIPIDES’ helen (Adam Rappold)

Reading of Euripides’ Helen, including an overview of scholarship and reception.
Last taught: 2017/18

IV: LATI 5V20/4P02 (5V20-39) (D2): Ovid’s fasti (Fanny dolansky)

Readings in Ovid’s Fasti and study of critical scholarship on the poem.
Last taught: 2014/15

WINTER TERM (D3) 2023

I. clas 5v35/4v35 (5V30-49) (D3): The Athenian Acropolis (Elizabeth Greene)

Exploration of the art, archaeology, myth, cults, and function of the Athenian Acropolis in their cultural and intellectual contexts from the Bronze Age to the present day.
Last taught: 2015/16

II. CLAS 5V75 (5v70-79) (d3): hELEN OF TROY (aDAM RAPPOLD)

Representations of one of the most iconic and polarizing figures of the ancient Greco-Roman world in myth, literature, and art. Archaeological evidence for the cult of Helen will also be considered.
New Course

III. gree 5v03/4P12 (5V00-19): Plato’s symposium (Roberto Nickel)

Reading of Plato’s Symposium, including an overview of scholarship.
Last taught: 2017/18

IV: LATI 5V10/4P06 (5V00-19) (d3): tACITUS’ AGRICOLA (michael carter)

Reading of Tacitus’ Agricola and additional primary texts and scholarship relating to Roman Britain.
Last taught: 2013/14

SPRING/SUMMER 2023

VIII. CLAS 5p81
aDVANCED ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELDWORK IN GREECE

Fieldwork and study of archaeological material under the supervision of a faculty member.
Restriction: Permission of the instructor and the Graduate Program Director.
Note:
Students are expected to pay their own expenses.

IX. CLAS 5p85
aDVANCED ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELDWORK IN ITALY

Fieldwork and study of archaeological material under the supervision of a faculty member.
Restriction: Permission of the instructor and the Graduate Program Director.
Note: Students are expected to pay their own expenses.

X. clas 5P86
Advanced fieldwork in maritime archaeology

Fieldwork and study of archaeological material under the supervision of a faculty member.
Restriction: Permission of the instructor and the Graduate Program Director.
Note: Students are expected to pay their own expenses.