Courses for Fall 2016

  • Essentials of the Greek Language

    A two-semester approach to ancient Greek with special emphasis on developing facility in rapid reading of Greek literature. Selections from Attic Greek authors. No previous knowledge of Greek is required.
    GREK 0100 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Kidd
  • Introduction to Greek Literature

    Introduction to Greek literature through intensive reading. Prerequisite: GREK 0200, GREK 0110, or the equivalent. This course focuses on translation and comprehension of Classical Greek prose. The goal is to expand your vocabulary, increase your ease with morphology, and deepen your understanding of syntax as each of these elements of the language interact with each other. The primary text will be Plato’s Symposium, in which Socrates and other guests at a drinking party consider the nature of love, ἔρως and its role in personal relationships, education, and even politics.
    GREK 0300 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Valdivieso
  • Tragedy of Greeks and Others

    The class will be devoted mainly to a close reading of Aeschylus' play The Persians, attending to it in all its aspects (language, performance, historical context, meter). We will also read in translation select passages from Herodotus, Xenophon, and others bearing on Greek attitudes to Persia. We will examine key critical questions about Greek identity and self-definition in their relation to the East.
    GREK 1050F S01
    Primary Instructor
    Haynes
  • Fiction and Truth in Greek Story-telling

    A survey of a large number of Greek narrative texts in the post-classical tradition that probed the boundaries between fiction and truth, from historiography to hagiography, and from the ancient novel to Christian apocrypha.
    GREK 1100F S01
    Primary Instructor
    Papaioannou
  • The Cities of Plato’s Republic

    In the course of his 10-book argument that being just is intrinsically a good thing for a person, Plato’s Socrates – with help from interlocutors Glaucon and Adeimantus – imaginatively constructs several cities: three or four (depending how you count) cities in the attempt to describe a just city, and then four increasingly unjust cities. We shall read as much of this work as we can in Greek, paying special attention to the relation between Plato’s imagined cities and the real polities of fifth- and fourth-century Greece. We shall also pay attention to the beauty of Plato’s prose.
    GREK 1111E S01
    Primary Instructor
    Scafuro
  • Early Greek Literature

    Surveys early Greek literature. Works studied include the Iliad, Odyssey, the Hesiodic poems, and archaic lyric and elegiac poetry. Emphasis on literary interpretation, the interpretive problems inherent in the study of archaic poetry, and the poetics of oral poetry. Extensive readings in the original.
    GREK 1810 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Hanink
  • Special Topics

    Section numbers vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course.
    GREK 1910 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Hanink
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S02
    Primary Instructor
    Debrohun
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S03
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S04
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S05
    Primary Instructor
    Nieto Hernandez
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S06
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S07
    Primary Instructor
    Pucci
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S08
    Primary Instructor
    Scafuro
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S09
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1910 S10
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
  • Conference: Especially for Honors Students

    Section numbers vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course.
    GREK 1990 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Reed
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1990 S02
    Primary Instructor
    Mignone
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1990 S03
    Primary Instructor
    Nieto Hernandez
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1990 S04
    Primary Instructor
    Pucci
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 1990 S05
    Primary Instructor
    Hanink
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
  • Ancient Greek Law

    We examine four periods of Greek law: Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Era. As much of the evidence for the Archaic and Classical periods comes from Athens, we shall focus there for awhile, using both literary and epigraphic sources; we shall not, however, eschew the important evidence from Crete during these periods. For the later periods, our evidence will be mainly epigraphical—and ‘globally Greek’. Throughout, we shall focus on issues such as ‘literacy and the writing of laws’; ‘substantive vs. procedural law’; ‘law and democracy’; and ‘the proliferation of foreign judges’.
    GREK 2050C S01
    Primary Instructor
    Scafuro
  • Preliminary Exam Preparation

    For graduate students who have met the tuition requirement and are paying the registration fee to continue active enrollment while preparing for a preliminary examination.
    GREK 2970 S01
    Schedule Code
    E: Grad Enrollment Fee/Dist Prep
  • Reading and Research

    Section numbers vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course. Instructor permission required.
    GREK 2980 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Reed
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S02
    Primary Instructor
    Mignone
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S03
    Primary Instructor
    Debrohun
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S04
    Primary Instructor
    Hanink
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S05
    Primary Instructor
    Gill
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S06
    Primary Instructor
    Nieto Hernandez
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S07
    Primary Instructor
    Kidd
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S08
    Primary Instructor
    Oliver
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S09
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S10
    Primary Instructor
    Scafuro
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S11
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S12
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S13
    Primary Instructor
    Papaioannou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S14
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    GREK 2980 S15
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
  • Thesis Preparation

    For graduate students who have met the tuition requirement and are paying the registration fee to continue active enrollment while preparing a thesis.
    GREK 2990 S01
    Schedule Code
    E: Grad Enrollment Fee/Dist Prep