Classics of Greek and Latin Literature
Are you interested in Greek and Roman mythology, culture, philosophy, and politics? Do you wish to discuss such topics as what it means to be human, or the shape of justice and morality? The course explores works by Homer, Sappho, Plato, Virgil, and more.
Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece
How do you make someone fall in love with you in Ancient Greece? What sorts of romantic and sexual relationships are acceptable, and why? Who and what define the binaries of male and female, gay and straight, and can individuals move fluidly between them? How do people’s gender and/or sexuality relate to their social and economic positions? This course investigates ancient Greece as a case-study for the way that gender and sexuality works, providing new perspective on our own world.
Ancient and New Testament Greek I
Want to learn a new alphabet? Or read the New Testament in its original language? This course is an introduction to ancient Greek in preparation for reading Attic and New Testament texts, with emphasis on vocabulary, pronunciation, morphology, and syntax.