CLASSICS Courses Spring/Summer 2020

The Department of History and Classics invite you to explore our courses below.

Note: Course offerings, classrooms, scheduled meeting times and instructors are subject to change. For the official schedule of classes and to confirm the assigned classroom, log in to Bear Tracks as this information may not be immediately updated on our website.

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SP = Spring SU = Summer

Undergraduate Level Courses
Class Section Description Instructor
CLASS 102 LEC X01 SP

GREEK/ROMAN MYTHOLOGY

Description: "This course covers the mythology of the Greek and Roman worlds, with special focus on the deities, heroes, and other major characters of the most important mythological narratives. We will discuss the broad context of Classical mythology as well as the specific stories and events, and learn to evaluate myths as important social documents. Greco-Roman mythology is one of the most timeless and impactful aspects of ancient civilization and studying its role in the ancient world will prepare us to interact with those lasting concepts in our modern society."

K. Koon
CLASS 102 LEC X50 SU

GREEK/ROMAN MYTHOLOGY

Description: This is an introductory survey of the oral and literary narratives from ancient Greece and Rome. In this course, students will examine how classical mythology was embedded in the historical, cultural, and religious contexts of the Mediterranean world, as demonstrated through literary, art historical, and archaeological evidence. The continued survival of classical mythology and its influence on Western culture will also be discussed. Students will acquire a basic understanding of the nature of mythology and its relevance to the cultures and societies that created it.

K. Fenton