Courses for Fall 2022

  • Introduction to Modern Greek

    Designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Modern Greek. The aim is to introduce students to basic linguistic structures and develop the ability to comprehend and produce text, as well as to speak and understand speech, in a variety of contexts and registers. The course objectives are to enable students to perform a range of tasks, master a minimum core vocabulary and acquire knowledge and understanding of various forms of Greek culture.
    MGRK 0100 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Calotychos
  • Intermediate Modern Greek

    Develops linguistic and cultural competence and may be taken by anyone who has completed MGRK 0200 or after consultation with the instructor and/or a placement exam. It focuses on further development of the four language skills as well as knowledge and understanding of various aspects of Greek society. It employs a variety of materials, including film, digital stories, internet based sources, music, art, and literature.
    MGRK 0300 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Butler
  • Film Classics: The Greeks on the Silver Screen

    This course examines the adaptation of classical Greek themes and figures in world cinema. Proceeding from classical texts (that will include The Odyssey, The Iliad, Oedipus Rex, Medea, The Oresteia), analysis of films focuses on the ways such texts are recast to comment upon very different cultural, socioeconomic, and political circumstances. How do such films aspire to be “classic” in their own right? What genres or modes follow such films’ epic, or anti-epic, cycles? Considers Hollywood blockbusters (Ulysses, Jason and the Argonauts, Troy, 300) as well as arthouse fare by Godard, Pasolini, Camus, Merchant, Cacoyannis, Dassin, the Coen brothers, Angelopoulos.
    MGRK 0810 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Calotychos
  • Special Topics in Modern Greek

    No description available.
    MGRK 1910 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    MGRK 1910 S02
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    MGRK 1910 S03
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research