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Junior Seminar: Introduction to Classics
This course will introduce concentrators to the study of classical antiquity. Students will become acquainted with different fields of study within the Department, including literature, ancient history, ancient culture, linguistics, and reception studies; gain experience in the methods of their chosen area(s) of study; and acquire an understanding of the history of the discipline and its place in the twenty-first century. Sessions will involve guest visits from members of the faculty. Particular attention will be paid to acquiring the skills necessary to pursue independent research and the selection of a topic for the spring Junior Paper.
Sample reading list:
Mary Beard and John Henderson, Classics: A Very Short Introdcution
Paul Cartledge, The Greek: A Portrait of Self and Others
Stephen Hinds, Allusion & Intertext: Dynamics of Appropriation Roman Poetry
Short exercises in literary and historical methodologies, research paper.
Oral Presentation(s) - 25%
Term Paper(s) - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 15%
Open to CLA Concentrators Only.
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