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Fall Academic Term 2003 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Latin


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Fall Academic Term 2003 (September 2 - December 19)


LATIN 401. Republican Prose.

Intermediate Courses

Section 001 — Cicero's Speeches of 63 B.C.

Instructor(s): Bruce W Frier (bwfrier@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: LATIN 301 or 302. (3). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 9 credits.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

In 63 B.C., as Consul, Cicero suppressed a "terrorist" revolt against the Roman government. We will read several of Cicero's orations illustrating his rhetorical skills and political maneuvering during this year. Books will cost less than $50.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 4

LATIN 409. Augustan Poetry.

Intermediate Courses

Section 001 — Vergil's Aeneid.

Instructor(s): Netta Ruth Berlin

Prerequisites: LATIN 301 or 302. (3). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 9 credits.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

We will read three books of Vergil's AENEID. Many students will have done some reading in the earlier books of the AENEID in a previous course. The present course assumes knowledge of the first six books, in translation at least. Our aim will be to make a detailed exploration of three books, through close in-class reading of the Latin text and discussion of literary and cultural problems. Students will be expected to read at a fairly rapid rate, and to explore secondary sources on reserve.

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LATIN 421 / EDCURINS 421. Teaching of Latin.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Deborah Pennell Ross

Prerequisites: Junior standing in Latin and permission of instructor. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A workshop-type course designed to provide prospective secondary and college teachers with the skills necessary to analyze structures and texts, and to design instructional materials and class presentations. The course will also introduce the students to those aspects of modern linguistic theories that have practical application to teaching and learning Latin.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

LATIN 426. Practicum.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Deborah Pennell Ross

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, and permission of instructor. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Permission of the instructor is required to elect Latin 426. Students must submit a plan for a project related to the teaching of Latin. The course is designed for students who wish to continue work begun in Latin 421.

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LATIN 453. Sallust.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ben Fortson (fortsonb@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 4

LATIN 499. Latin: Supervised Reading.

Advanced Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit. May not be included in a concentration plan in Greek Language and Literature or Classical Languages and Literatures. Continuing Course. Y grade can be reported at end of the first-term to indicate work in progress. At the end of the second term of LATIN 499, the final grade is posted for both term's elections.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of instructor/department

LATIN 502. Rapid Beginning Latin.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 — Meets with Latin 193.001.

Instructor(s): Basil J Dufallo (dufallo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is a rapid introduction to Latin and is intended for students with little or no prior Latin. Students who need to acquire a reading competence in Latin as quickly as possible or who will be continuing their study in Latin should elect this course.

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LATIN 505. Intermediate Latin.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 — Catullus and Cicero. Meets with Latin 301.001.

Instructor(s): Donka D Markus (markusdd@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: LATIN 502; Graduate standing. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~markusdd/50403.html

The purposes of this course are to read selections from the works of Catullus and Cicero with competence and appreciation; to increase mastery of Latin morphology, syntax, and vocabulary; and to develop advanced reading skills and sensitivity to word-order, meter, and style. Class sessions will consist of pre-reading, close reading, sight-reading, analysis, and discussion of passages with due attention to cultural context and the authors' social background. Students will be introduced to the major reference tools and resources for the study of Latin available in print and electronic format. The readings are selected and organized on the theme of Friendship in Ancient Rome.

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LATIN 591. History of Roman Literature, Beginnings to Cicero.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Netta Ruth Berlin

Prerequisites: Approximately eight credits in advanced Latin reading courses. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A survey of the development of Roman literature from the beginnings to the Augustan age, including epic, drama, lyric, oratory, and the beginnings of philosophy. Lectures, assigned readings, and reports.

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LATIN 599. Supervised Reading in Latin Literature.

Advanced Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected more than once for credit. Repetition requires permission of the department.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

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LATIN 600 / GREEK 600. Methods of Classical Scholarship.

Graduate Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Beau D Case

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (1). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Greek 600.001.

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LATIN 669. Ancient Literary Criticism

Graduate Courses

Section 001 — Meets with Greek 669.001.

Instructor(s): Richard Janko (rjanko@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/fall/greek/669/001.nsf

This course will focus on the literary-critical poems of Horace and their sources, i.e., the Ars Poetica and Literary Epistles as defined by N. Rudd's edition, observing how Horace transforms Hellenistic literary-critical material to his own poetic purposes. As essential background we will first study Aristotle's Poetics and literary-critical fragments and extracts from the On Poems of Philodemus, through whom the tradition was passed to Horace.

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LATIN 990. Dissertation/Precandidate.

Graduate Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing. (1-8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-8; 1-4 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.

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LATIN 993. Graduate Student Instructor Training Program.

Graduate Courses

Instructor(s): Deborah Pennell Ross

Prerequisites: Must have GSI award. Graduate standing. (1). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A seminar for all beginning graduate student instructors, consisting of a two day orientation before the term starts and periodic workshops/meetings during the Fall Academic Term. Beginning graduate student instructors are required to register for this course.

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LATIN 995. Dissertation/Candidate.

Graduate Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. Graduate standing. (8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (8; 4 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. N.B. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term Candidacy enrollment period.

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