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Section
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LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Bethell,Nathan Gilbert

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 002, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 102 — Elementary Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Purrington,Jessica Simone

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 193 or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 102 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course continues the presentation of the essentials of the Latin language as it covers the last half of Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Extended reading selections from Plautus (comedy) and Eutropius (history) are introduced. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 101.

LATIN 102 — Elementary Latin
Section 002, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 193 or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 102 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course continues the presentation of the essentials of the Latin language as it covers the last half of Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Extended reading selections from Plautus (comedy) and Eutropius (history) are introduced. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 101.

LATIN 102 — Elementary Latin
Section 003, REC

Instructor: Parnell,Jason Black

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 193 or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 102 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course continues the presentation of the essentials of the Latin language as it covers the last half of Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Extended reading selections from Plautus (comedy) and Eutropius (history) are introduced. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 101.

LATIN 102 — Elementary Latin
Section 004, REC

Instructor: Markus,Donka D

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 193 or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 102 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course continues the presentation of the essentials of the Latin language as it covers the last half of Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Extended reading selections from Plautus (comedy) and Eutropius (history) are introduced. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 101.

LATIN 194 — Intensive Elementary Latin II
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Berlin,Netta

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 231, 232, or 503. Graduate students should elect LATIN 503.

This course is a continuation of LATIN 193, a beginning language course which will have covered, by the end of the Fall term, the essentials of Latin morphology and syntax, with some experience in reading continuous Latin prose. The second term of this introductory sequence will continue the reading of Latin with extended selections from both prose and poetry. Students need to have taken LATIN 193 or equivalent to enroll in LATIN 194. Throughout the course, there will be a systematic review of Latin grammar to ensure a command of language necessary for increasing ease in reading. Therefore, anyone with knowledge of elementary Latin could profit from the course.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 193 or equivalent.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Calabrese,Brian E

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

Great Romans in Latin prose and poetry is an intensive Honors section which covers the LATIN 231 material in half semester and includes an introduction to Vergil's Aeneid in its second half. Students who have completed successfully the Honors section can start accumulating credit towards a concentration/minor in a Classics-related field by enrolling into a 300-level LATIN course or higher for the last term of their language requirement.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 002, REC

Instructor: Regan,Amanda Rose

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

This course reviews grammar as it introduces students to extended passages of classical Latin prose through selections from several authors of the first centuries B.C. and A.D., but primarily from Pliny the Younger. Class discussions center upon the readings. There will be supplementary readings assigned in Roman social history. Some course materials require the use of a computer. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 232 — Vergil, Aeneid
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Soter,Gina Marie

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

The goal of this course is simple: to learn to read extensive passages of the greatest work of Latin literature, Vergil's Aeneid, with comprehension and enjoyment. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's epic poem in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of what the Aeneid is all about and an ability to handle a Latin passage of the poem with control and comprehension. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231

LATIN 232 — Vergil, Aeneid
Section 002, REC

Instructor: Berlin,Netta

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

The goal of this course is simple: to learn to read extensive passages of the greatest work of Latin literature, Vergil's Aeneid, with comprehension and enjoyment. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's epic poem in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of what the Aeneid is all about and an ability to handle a Latin passage of the poem with control and comprehension. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231

LATIN 232 — Vergil, Aeneid
Section 003, REC

Instructor: Tohm,Shonda Kay

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

The goal of this course is simple: to learn to read extensive passages of the greatest work of Latin literature, Vergil's Aeneid, with comprehension and enjoyment. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's epic poem in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of what the Aeneid is all about and an ability to handle a Latin passage of the poem with control and comprehension. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231

LATIN 232 — Vergil, Aeneid
Section 004, REC

Instructor: Steed,Kathryn Lynn Seidl

WN 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

The goal of this course is simple: to learn to read extensive passages of the greatest work of Latin literature, Vergil's Aeneid, with comprehension and enjoyment. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's epic poem in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of what the Aeneid is all about and an ability to handle a Latin passage of the poem with control and comprehension. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231

LATIN 233 — Latin of the Church Fathers
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Markus,Donka D

WN 2007
Credits: 4
Other: Lang Req

The purpose of this course is to read ca 1500 lines in selections from Jerome, Ambrose, and Augustine. A few weeks of the course will be devoted to reading passages from Vergil's Aeneid which influenced Augustine. While solidifying students' control over the essentials of Classical Latin grammar, the course will highlight the differences between Classical Latin and the language of the post-Nicene Church Fathers. It will also prepare students to handle Early Christian texts with confidence and appreciation for language, style, and rhetorical technique.

Intended audience:For students wanting an alternative for fulfilling the 4th term language requirement.

Course Requirements:2 exams; short independent project; final exam

Class Format:4 hours per week in recitation format

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231 OR P.I.

LATIN 295 — Intensive Latin II
Section 001, SEM

Instructor: Soter,Gina Marie

WN 2007
Credits: 8

This course meets for two hours per day four days per week and covers in one academic term the equivalent of two at the level of a non-intensive second-year collegiate course. Through the reading and study of primary texts from Latin authors, students will develop their understanding of grammatical and syntactical structures of Latin, increase their vocabulary and expand their knowledge of the Roman world. Readings revolve around the intersections of gender politics, insurrection and rhetoric. In addition, students will work with earlier material remains, such as inscriptions and documentary papyri. The course will conclude with literature from Medieval Latin. Skills will be enhanced through writing, hearing, and speaking the language; content and format alike will encourage students to consider ways in which Latin continues to be very much a part of our world today.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102, 103, or 193/504, or RCLANG 195.

LATIN 301 — Intermediate Latin I
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Markus,Donka D

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: HU

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.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 194 or 232.

LATIN 402 — Imperial Prose
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Potter,David S

WN 2007
Credits: 3

This course centers on Tacitus and his contribution to the tradition of ancient biography. Our primary text is the Agricola, in which several literary genres (panegyric, funeral laudation, historical narrative, and ethnography) inform the author's portrait of his father-in-law, a loyal imperial official and skilled military leader during the reign of Domitian. We explore how the author uses the life of Agricola and his accomplishments in Roman Britain to comment on imperial administration and military leadership during the early principate. Emphasis in the course is also given to Tacitus' style and aspects of the Roman conquest of Britain.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 301 or 302 or permission of instructor.

LATIN 410 — Poetry of the Republic or Later Empire
Section 001, REC
Terence, the Adelphoe and the Eunuchus

Instructor: Caston,Ruth Rothaus

WN 2007
Credits: 3

We will read the two most successful comedies by the Roman playwright Terence, the Adelphoe and the Eunuchus. The class will center on daily translation, and we will pay close attention to language, style and meter. We will also discuss characters and plot, comedic devices, and the relationship of these plays both to their Greek originals and to the Roman context.

Midterm, Final, Final paper.

Required texts:

  • R.H. Martin, ed., Adelphoe (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1976).
  • J. Barsby, ed., Eunuchus (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999).

  • Students should also have their own copy of a Latin dictionary and grammar (e.g., Lewis, Elementary Latin Dictionary and Allen & Greenough, New Latin Grammar).

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 301 or 302 or permission of instructor.

LATIN 421 — Teaching of Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

WN 2007
Credits: 3

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.

Advisory Prerequisite: Junior standing in Latin and permission of instructor.

LATIN 426 — Practicum
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

WN 2007
Credits: 3

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.

Advisory Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing, and permission of instructor.

LATIN 471 — Cicero: Philosophical Works
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Ahbel-Rappe,Sara L

WN 2007
Credits: 3

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted for those who are enrolled in or have completed LATIN 558.

In this class, we read Cicero's De officiis, On Duties, one of the most important documents for understanding Stoic ethics and its practical applications. We will also read short excerpts from Cicero's De finibus and perhaps from his De natura deorum.

Our goal will be to understand the development of Stoic ethics from the early Stoa to a later, Roman version. Along the way, we will focus on the idea of the officium, or the kathekon, the appropriate action.

The course emphasizes close translation of the original texts and close reading of the dialogues, with particular attention to Cicero's translation of Greek philosophical vocabulary.

Requirements: reading quizzes, midterm, paper.

Advisory Prerequisite: At least one intermediate LATIN course (LATIN 401, 402, 409, 410)

LATIN 472 — Topics in Latin Literature and Culture
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Garbrah,Kweku A

WN 2007
Credits: 3

This course explores a topic in ancient culture through extensive reading of primary texts in the original language. Students read, translate and discuss a variety of texts relevant to the topic. Secondary readings and papers may be assigned. Topics may include Rhetoric and Poetry in Rome, Patrons and Poets in Imperial Rome, Ancient Literary Criticism, Myths of Archaic Rome.

Intended audience:Declared Classical Lang & Lit concentrators fulfilling upper-level concentration requirements.

Course Requirements:Students are graded on in-class translation performance, a translation midterm and final, and a short paper (usually 10-15 pages) on a literary topic relevant to the particular course.

Class Format:3 hours/week in recitation format

LATIN 495 — Senior Honors Research
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 1 — 3
Other: Honors, Indpnt Study

Work on the senior Honors thesis in Latin, under the supervision of a faculty advisor. It provides students with an appropriately designated course in which to undertake research, consultation, and writing necessary for the successful completion of the Senior Honors theses.

Advisory Prerequisite: Upperclass standing

LATIN 499 — Latin: Supervised Reading
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 1 — 4
Other: INDEPENDENT

Regular reports and conferences required.

Advisory Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

LATIN 503 — Intensive Reading of Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Berlin,Netta

WN 2007
Credits: 3

This is a continuation of LATIN 502, a beginning language course which will have covered, by the end of the Fall Term, the essentials of Latin accidence and syntax, with some experience in reading continuous Latin prose. The second term of this introductory sequence will continue the reading of prose and will then include one of the first six books of Vergil's Aeneid. Students need not have taken LATIN 502 to enroll in LATIN 503. Initially there will be a systematic review of Latin grammar, and throughout the term attention will be paid to details of grammar to ensure a command of language necessary for increasing ease in reading.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LATIN 506 — Advanced Latin Composition
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Reed,Joseph D

WN 2007
Credits: 3

This course will focus on the composition of Latin prose, primarily through translation from English. Lessons from a prose composition text will be followed by longer, continuous passages; some original Latin prose will also be read.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 403.

LATIN 558 — Cicero, Philosophical Works
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Ahbel-Rappe,Sara L

WN 2007
Credits: 2 — 3

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who are enrolled in or have completed LATIN 471.

In this class, we read Cicero's De officiis, On Duties, one of the most important documents for understanding Stoic ethics and its practical applications. We will also read short excerpts from Cicero's De finibus and perhaps from his De natura deorum.

Our goal will be to understand the development of Stoic ethics from the early Stoa to a later, Roman version. Along the way, we will focus on the idea of the officium, or the kathekon, the appropriate action.

The course emphasizes close translation of the original texts and close reading of the dialogues, with particular attention to Cicero's translation of Greek philosophical vocabulary.

Requirements: reading quizzes, midterm, paper.

Advisory Prerequisite: Four years of Latin.

LATIN 581 — Lucretius and Roman Epicureanism
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Obbink,Dirk D

WN 2007
Credits: 3

Latin Course. Introduction to the writing and thought of Lucretius in his Roman context, combined with reading and line-by-line discussion of selections of his didactic poem a the Nature of Things (De rerum natura). Classes consist of lectures on ways in which Greek thought and texts may be translated, in the broadest cultural sense, into Roman aristocratic poetry. Students will be expected to read aloud and/or translate an assigned passage at each meeting. The main text will be the OCT of Lucretius, supplemented by the commentaries of C. Bailey and E. J. Kenney and readings modern scholars (D. Fowler, M. Gale, D. Sedley).

There will be a mid-term, take-home final, and a short paper due two weeks before the end of term.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 401.

LATIN 599 — Supervised Reading in Latin Literature
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 1 — 4
Other: INDEPENDENT

Regular reports and conferences required.

Advisory Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

LATIN 600 — Methods of Classical Scholarship
Section 001, SEM

Instructor: Janko,Richard

WN 2007
Credits: 1

This is an introduction to bibliography, research, tools and methods.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LATIN 642 — Introduction to Roman Law
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Frier,Bruce W

WN 2007
Credits: 3

Roman private law, with its long tradition of scholarship, its large but manageable body of source material, and its all-important influence on the development of Western legal theory and institutions, makes an almost ideal topic for comparative study. This seminar places particular emphasis on the relationship between the Roman legal system and social, economic, and political aspects of Roman life within which the legal system operated. Topics covered vary depending on the interests of the participants, but an effort is made at least to touch upon the history of Roman lawmaking institutions and sources of law from the Twelve Tables to Justinian, procedure, the law of persons, contracts, delicts, property, and Roman legal method.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing only.

LATIN 849 — Constantine and His Age
Section 001, SEM

Instructor: Potter,David S

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Advisory Prerequisite: A 500-level Latin course or permission of instructor. Graduate standing.

LATIN 990 — Dissertation/Precandidate
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 1 — 8

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

Advisory Prerequisite: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing.

LATIN 993 — Graduate Student Instructor Training Program
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

WN 2007
Credits: 1

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.

Advisory Prerequisite: Must have GSI award. Graduate standing.

LATIN 995 — Dissertation/Candidate
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 8

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.

Enforced Prerequisites: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate

 
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