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Mapping Undergraduate Itineraries

Classical Itineraries

In order to develop breadth as well as depth of knowledge, we encourage students to develop a specific expertise within Classics by taking thematically-related courses. The department currently offers six such itineraries:

  1. History, Society and Culture
  2. Material Culture of the Ancient Mediterranean
  3. Theater, Drama and Performance
  4. Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought
  5. Classics after Antiquity
  6. Language and Verbal Arts
Term History, Society and Culture
Fall 2022
  • Classics 101 - First-Year Seminar: Justice, Punishment, and Revenge in Ancient Greek Literature (Ferguson)
  • Classics 211 - Greek History and Culture: From Homer to Alexander the Great (Darden)
  • Classics 320 - Greek and Roman History: Thucydides The Peloponnesian War (Wallace)
Winter 2023
  • Classics 260 - Classical Mythology (Platte)
  • Classics 310 - Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean: Amazons (Darden)
  • Classics 320 - Greek and Roman History Byzantium: Emperors and Hooligans (Ivanov)
  • Classics 330 - Ancient Economy: The Roman Economy - The Preindustrial (Terpstra)
Spring 2023
  • Classics 212 - Rome: Culture and Empire (Terpstra)
  • Classics 310 - Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean: The Archaeology of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae (Terpstra)
  • Classics 350 - Greek and Latin Literature: Celebrating Festivals (Darden)
Term Material Culture of the Ancient Mediterranean
Fall 2022
  • Classics 211 - Greek History and Culture: From Homer to Alexander the Great (Darden)
  • Classics 380 - Classics and Reception: Ancient Rome in Chicago (Tataranni
  • Classics 397 - Exhibiting Antiquity: The Culture and Politics of Display (Gunter)
Winter 2023
  • Classics 310 - Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean: Amazons (Darden)
  • Classics 330 - Ancient Economy: The Roman Economy - The Preindustrial Economy as a Historical Perspective (Terpstra)
  • Classics 395 - Research Seminar: Classics in the digital age (Terpstra)
Spring 2023
  • Classics 212 - Rome: Culture and Empire (Terpstra)
  • Classics 310 - Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean: The Archaeology of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae (Terpstra)
  • Classics 350 - Greek and Latin Literature: Celebrating Festivals (Darden)
Term Theater, Drama and Performance
Fall 2022
  • Greek 301 - [Aeschylus]: Prometheus Bound (Hopman)
Winter 2023
  • Classics 260 - Classical Mythology (Platte)
Spring 2023
  • Classics 350 - Greek and Latin Literature: Celebrating Festivals (Darden)
Term Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought
Fall 2022
  • Classics 211 - Greek History and Culture: From Homer to Alexander the Great (Darden)
  • Classics 320 - Greek and Roman History: Thucydides The Peloponnesian War (Wallace)
Winter 2023
  • Classics 320 - Greek and Roman History Byzantium: Emperors and Hooligans (Ivanov)
  • Greek 301 - Readings in Greek Literature: Herodotus (Wallace)
Spring 2023
  • Classics 212 - Rome: Culture and Empire (Terpstra)
  • Classics 350 - Greek and Latin Literature: Celebrating Festivals (Darden)
  • Classics 370 - Greek and Roman Religion: Belief, Practice, Politics (Weintritt)
Term Classics after Antiquity
Fall 2022
  • Classics 380 - Classics and Reception: Ancient Rome in Chicago (Tataranni)
  • Classics 397 - Exhibiting Antiquity: The Culture and Politics of Display (Gunter)
Winter 2023
  • Classics 101 - First-Year Seminar: What makes a classic? (Weintritt)
Spring 2023
  • no classes this quarter
Term Language and Verbal Arts
Fall 2022
  • Classics 350 - Greek and Latin Literature: Women of the Trojan War: Ancient and Modern Adaptations (Weintritt)
  • Greek 301 - [Aeschylus]: Prometheus Bound (Hopman)
  • Latin 310 - Readings in Latin Literature: Memory and Prophecy in the Aeneid (Weintritt)
Winter 2023
  • Greek 301 - Readings in Greek Literature: Herodotus (Wallace)
  • Latin 310 - Readings in Latin Literature:  Medieval Classicism (Kieckhefer)
Spring 2023
  • Classics 350 - Greek and Latin Literature: Celebrating Festivals (Darden)
  • Latin 310 - Readings in Latin Literature: Seneca's Apokolokyntosis (Tataranni)
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