CLASS OFFERINGS IN CLASSICS AND LATIN - FALL 2013
LATN 111, 213, (Upper Level topics also offered on demand)
FULFILLS YOUR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Learn how Latin can improve your vocabulary, help you get into and succeed in medical school, law school, teaching, or virtually anywhere in the job market, and let you read some pretty amazing literature in the process · Read stories like Caesar’s conquest of Gaul, the legends of king Arthur, or the tale of Cupid and Psyche in the original Latin · Disce Latinam!! (Learn Latin!)
CLAS 105 (V)
What do myths tell us about history, the human psyche, the way we use language and religion to communicate our most basic human hopes and fears? What do Luke Skywalker, the Green Lantern, and the Greek hero Perseus have in common? How did Rick Riordan use Greek myths in Percy Jackson? Take CLAS 105 and find out!
This course is paired with Dr. Haller's FYE section, but open to other students as well.
CLASSICAL EPIC AND THE EPIC TRADITION: J.R.R. Tolkien
Read and discuss selections from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien together with some of the ancient and medieval literature which inspired Tolkien’s Middle Earth, like Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the Norse Edda, and the Bible.
Contact Professor Ben Haller (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information about any of these classes or anything relating to the ancient world.