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Winter '01 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Greek


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Winter Term, 2001 (January 4 April 26)

Open courses in Greek
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Wolverine Access Subject listing for GREEK

Winter Term '01 Time Schedule for Greek.


GREEK 402. Greek Drama.

Intermediate Courses

Section 001 Topic

Instructor(s): Benjamin B Acosta-Hughes (bacosta@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 302. (3). May be repeated for a total of nine credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This third-year Greek course will read two tragedies, Euripides' Hippolytus and Sophocles' Trachiniae. All Students will be expected to read aloud (scan) and to translate at each meeting: there will also be ample opportunity for discussion of the texts and related issues. There will be a midterm, final, and a short paper.

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

GREEK 410. Elementary Greek Prose.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Kweku Garbrah (kagarbra@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 302. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Introduction to the writing of Greek prose. Designed to cover the fundamentals of prose composition i.e. all constructions and idioms (chiefly of the Attic dialect) that are frequently required in Greek composition. Begins systematically with detached sentences (illustrating various constructions and the most notable differences between English and Greek idiom) to be rendered into Greek, to give practice in writing Greek correctly, and concludes with connected pieces or continuous narratives selected from original English passages for turning into Greek prose. Some familiarity with the basic elements of Greek syntax is assumed. Open to both undergraduates and graduate students.

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

GREEK 457. Greek Orators.

Advanced Courses

Section 001 Women and the Public.

Instructor(s): Traianos Gagos (traianos@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 302. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Focusing on works of orators of the fifth and fourth centuries (Lysias, Demosthenes, etc.) this course will explore the role of women in classical Athens in the public and, primarily in the private domain. Texts describing women in relation to the polis, in civic religion, in domestic activities, as well as women's activities outside the household will be the focal point. The aim of the course is to read these texts carefully and in an expedient way by paying attention to their social context and their literary attributes. The class will be conducted as a seminar and students are expected to contribute to the discussions daily. Requirements: one in-class presentation, two short papers, a midterm, and a final exam.

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

GREEK 499. Supervised Reading.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (1-4). May not be included in a concentration plan in Greek Language and Literature or Classical Languages and Literatures. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

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"

GREEK 503. Elementary Greek.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 Meets with Greek 102.001

Instructor(s): Derek B Collins (dbcollin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 502. Graduate standing. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Greek 503 is the second term of the elementary Ancient Greek sequence and requires that the student has already completed Greek 502. In Greek 503, students will supplement their study of syntax and grammar by reading Attic prose selections. There will be a series of quizzes and hour exams in addition to a final exam. Undergraduate students must elect course as Greek 102

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

GREEK 503. Elementary Greek.

Graduate Courses

Section 002 Meets with Greek 102.002

Instructor(s): Arthur Verhoogt

Prerequisites: Greek 502. Graduate standing. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Greek 503 is the second term of the elementary Ancient Greek sequence and requires that the student has already completed Greek 502. In Greek 503, students will supplement their study of syntax and grammar by reading Attic prose selections. There will be a series of quizzes and hour exams in addition to a final exam. Undergraduate students must elect course as Greek 102.

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

GREEK 508. Second Year Greek II.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 Meets with Greek 302.001.

Instructor(s): H Don Cameron (hdcamero@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 507 and Graduate standing. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is the second half of the second-year ancient Greek language sequence. The primary goal of the student in Greek 508 is to learn how to read Homer; hence emphasis is placed on Homeric vocabulary and grammar. The class will translate and discuss passages from the Odyssey. There will be quizzes, a midterm, and a final exam.

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GREEK 554. Plato: Meno and other Early Dialogues.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Sara L Rappe (rappe@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 302. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

In this course we will read some of Plato's early, aporetic dialogues: the Charmides, Lysis, and parts of the Gorgias. We will also read some of the fragments of the Socratics. Emphasis will be on the figure of Socrates and the place of the elenchus in Platonic ethics. We will use the new Oxford Classical text as well as as a number of secondary works. The purpose of the course is to familiarize students with the philosophy of Socrates, both from within the Platonic corpus, and from the perspective of later, Hellenistic Philosophers.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 4

GREEK 592. History of Greek Literature, Euripides to the Romances.

Advanced Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Benjamin B Acosta-Hughes (bacosta@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Greek 591. (3).

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

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

A survey of the development of Greek literature from the late 5th century to the period of the Second Sophistic, including tragedy, oratory, various genres of Hellenistic poetry, the novel and a selection of Greek literature from the imperial period. Lectures and assigned readings.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 3 Waitlist Code: 4

GREEK 599. Supervised Reading in Greek.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

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"

GREEK 990. Dissertation/Precandidate.

Graduate Courses

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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GREEK 993. Graduate Student Instructor Training Program.

Graduate Courses

Prerequisites: Must have Teaching Assistant award. Graduate standing. (1).

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 Winter Academic Term. Beginning graduate student instructors are required to register for this class.

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GREEK 995. Dissertation/Candidate.

Graduate Courses

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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Undergraduate Course Listings for GREEK.


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