Courses

Fall 2019

  • CLASSIC 10 - Discovering Greeks

    Instructor(s): Nelon KirklandChengzhi ZhangCamille AcostaJames PiperJesse ArlenTianran Liu

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Knowledge of Greek not required. Study of Greek life and culture from age of Homer to Roman conquest. Readings focus on selections from works of ancient authors in translation. Lectures illustrated with images of art, architecture, and material culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 19 - Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Instructor(s): Lydia SpielbergRobert Gurval

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • CLASSIC 42 - Cinema and Ancient World

    Instructor(s): Christopher BingleyNatasha JoyceKatherine RocheIsaac RamseyAnastasios Boulmetis

    Lecture/screenings, five hours; discussion, one hour. Use of popular culture and cinema to introduce students to ancient Greek and/or Roman culture; focus at discretion of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 88GE - General Education Seminar Sequences

    Instructor(s): Simos ZeniosSarah Beckmann

    Seminar, three hours. Focused study of one aspect of ancient Greek or Roman culture or reception of classical tradition. Topics are interdisciplinary in nature (literature, arts, religion, politics, culture) and make connections between ancient and postclassical eras. Topics include rediscovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum; Roman religion and literature; pleasures of Greek or Roman body; and 18th-century British literature and reception of classics. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 148 - Early Greek Medicine and Thought

    Instructor(s): Phillip CantuZachary BorstDavid BlankAnahita Hoose

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Versions of medical theory and practice in context of Greek intellectual and cultural developments. Readings from medical, philosophical, and historical texts. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 152B - Ancient City: Roman World

    Instructor(s): Sarah Beckmann

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 20 or 51B or Art History 20 or History 1A. Range of interdisciplinary approaches to study of Rome and/or cities of Italy and Roman Empire. Approaches, themes, and periods (both ancient city and receptions of city from classical antiquity to modern era) vary depending on individual instructor and topic. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 164 - Spectacle Entertainments of Ancient Rome

    Instructor(s): Chris Johanson

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20. Study of culture and politics of urban entertainment in ancient Rome, including gladiatorial competitions, chariot races, and theatrical productions. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 166A - Greek Religion

    Instructor(s): Kathryn Morgan

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 30. Study of religion of ancient Greeks. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CLASSIC 191 - Capstone Seminar: Classics

    Instructor(s): John Papadopoulos

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 10, 20, at least four upper-division major courses. Limited to declared junior/senior departmental majors; minors may be admitted with consent of instructor. Topical research seminar on important themes, periods, genres of ancient Greek and Roman world. Intended to provide students with opportunity for serious engagement with research in discipline under close faculty supervision. Readings, discussions, oral presentations, and final research paper or project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • GREEK 1 - Elementary Greek

    Instructor(s): Richard Ellis

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. P/NP or letter grading.

  • GREEK 8A - Elementary Modern Greek

    Instructor(s): Simos Zenios

    Lecture, three hours. Introduction to basic elements of modern Greek conversation for beginning students, including those with some knowledge of ancient (Attic) Greek. Conducted in modern Greek, with in-class conversation drills, regular homework assignments, and weekly quizzes. P/NP or letter grading.

  • GREEK 9A - Intermediate Modern Greek

    Instructor(s): Simos Zenios

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 8C. Course 9A is enforced requisite to 9B, which is enforced requisite to 9C. Intermediate-level program in modern Greek language study from communicative and task-based approach. Continued development of student understanding and use of Greek syntax and morphology through oral and written activities, reading, and listening. Students master basic communication skills, communicate in everyday real-life situations, comprehend simple passages, announcements, and advertisements, master basic rules of modern Greek grammar and syntax, read fluently, and write accurately. P/NP or letter grading.

  • GREEK 20 - Intermediate Greek

    Instructor(s): Richard Ellis

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Requisite: course 3 or 16. Formal review of Greek grammar and syntax and development of skills in reading original texts of Greek prose. Readings selected to introduce literature and culture of ancient Greece. P/NP or letter grading.

  • GREEK 115 - Xenophon

    Instructor(s): Sarah Morris

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. Reading of one major work of Xenophon--Memorabilia, Cyropaedia, Anabasis, Hellenica, or Oeconomicus--in Greek. P/NP or letter grading.

  • LATIN 1 - Elementary Latin

    Instructor(s): Samuel BeckelhymerChengzhi ZhangValentina LunardiThomas MotterAndrew LiflandIan HollenbaughRachel Morrison

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. P/NP or letter grading.

  • LATIN 3 - Elementary Latin

    Instructor(s): Samuel BeckelhymerDiana Librandi

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 2 or 14. P/NP or letter grading.

  • LATIN 20 - Elementary Latin: Comprehensive Review

    Instructor(s): Amy Richlin

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Requisite: course 3 or 16. Formal review of Latin grammar and syntax and development of skills in reading original texts of Latin prose. Readings selected to introduce literature and culture of ancient Rome. P/NP or letter grading.

  • LATIN 111 - Livy

    Instructor(s): Lydia Spielberg

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 100. P/NP or letter grading.