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264. Women in Antiquity
Exploration of women's lives in classical Greece and Rome; women's role in culture, society, and
the economy; their experience of childbearing, marriage, and death; ancient social constructs of
the female. Sources include literature, history, medical texts, inscriptions, art, and architecture.
Alternate years. This course also counts towards the GSS major. (Humanities)

274-279 . Topics in Classics
See Topics Courses.

280/380. Internship: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 280/380.

290/390. Individual Project: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

364. Masterpieces of Greek and Roman Theatre
Origins and rise of drama in ancient Greece and Rome; discussion of ritual, historical, and
modern performance contexts of various plays; their influence on modern theatre and cinema;
ancient and modern interpretations of comedy and tragedy. Topics may vary from year to year.
Course may be repeated with permission of the instructor. Prerequisites: Writing-designated
course (W) and sophomore standing. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

372. Epic Traditions: Classical and Modern Odysseys
A deep engagement with oral and written epic poems and narratives from early, medieval, and
contemporary cultures throughout the world. Epics may include Homer's Iliad or Odyssey,
Vergil's Aeneid, The Song of Roland, the west African Sun-Jata Epic, and Derek Walcott's
Omeros. Attention will be given to defining epic poetry, exploring the interaction of orality and
literacy, and understanding the performance traditions of these texts. Prerequisites: Writing-
designated course (W) and sophomore standing. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

373. Love and Sexuality in Greece and Rome (in English)
The theme of love from Sappho and Plato to Catullus and Ovid; the construction of sexuality in
the Greek and Roman world; women's place within the ancient tradition; its influence on the the
early modern period and on modern attempts at understanding love. Prerequisites: Writing-
designated course (W) and sophomore standing. Offered every third year. This course also
counts towards the GSS major. (Humanities)

375-379. Advanced Topics in Classics
See Topics Courses.

381. Greek Archaeology
Introduction to excavating techniques in Greek lands; study of the material culture of ancient
Greece in order to understand the society, religion, and customs of Bronze Age and Classical
Greece. Registration entails additional costs when the course is taught in Greece. Prerequisite: a
course from Classical Studies (CLA, GRE, or LAT) or Anthropology. Offered every four years.
(Humanities)

382. Roman Archaeology
Introduction to excavating techniques in Roman lands; study of the material culture of the
ancient Romans in order to understand their history and civilization from the monarchy to the

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