Tri-Campus Graduate Courses at UCSD
Contemporary Literary Theory and the Classics (4) An introduction to contemporary literary theory, focusing on important critical approaches to the literary texts. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Some recent offerings include Bahktin and Aristophanes (A. Edwards, fall 1995) and Classics and Literary Theory (P. duBois, spring 1995)
Historical Perspectives on Classical Antiquity (4) Examines ways in which classical texts and ideas have been received and appropriated for the diverse purposes of ancient and subsequent cultures. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Some recent offerings include Platonism (D. Glidden, winter 1996) and Vergil & Milton (D. Sutton, winter 1998).
Greece and Rome in their Contemporary Cultural Contexts (4) An introduction to the methods and perspectives of social scientific theory which can be used to study the material and social dimensions of the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Some recent offerings include Literature & Society in the 4th Century (M. Salzman, winter 1997) and Homer's Iliad and the Greek Dark Age (W. Donlan, spring 1999).
Computing in Classical Studies (4) An introduction to the latest methods of computing for research and teaching. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.
Concurrent Readings (2) Concurrent enrollment with advanced undergraduate courses (either Greek 105 or Latin 105) with enhanced readings and separate examinations. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.
Classics Graduate Seminar (4) Subject matter variable; mainly but not exclusively major literary topics. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Same as Art History 295 when topic is appropriate. Some recent offerings include Senecan Tragedy (W. Fitzgerald, winter 1997), Production Criticism (D. Sutton, spring 1997), and Cleopatra and Egyptomania in Rome (M. Miles, winter 1999).
Independent Study (4) Supervised independent research. Subject varies.
Research in Classics (4-4-4) F, W, S.
Dissertation Research (4-12) F, W, S. May be repeated for credit. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Only.
University Teaching (4-4-4) F, W, S. Required of and limited to Teaching Assistants.