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CLASSIC-201: Introduction to Greek Life and Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Ancient Greek life and literature, emphasizing the surviving works of earliest authors, Homer and Hesiod.

Notes:
Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 21136 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Calkins, Renee NWQ 1975 PDF
HU   3 LEC 002 21306 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Calkins, Renee CRT 124 PDF

CLASSIC-202: Introduction to Roman Life and Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Roman life and literature, emphasizing events before the death of Augustus.

Notes:
Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 23125 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Muse, Kevin MIT 361  
HU   3 LEC 202 26255 - 09/05-12/14 Cova, Elisabetta ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

CLASSIC 274(HEBR ST 274): Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millennium.

Notes:
Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 22532 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Boor, Jocelyn MIT 191  

CLASSIC-302: War and Politics in Ancient Greece (3 units; U ; HU)

Thucydides' history and selections from Plato's works in translation; their historical background.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Classic 301(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 at level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 25888 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Calkins, Renee EMS E160 PDF

CLASSIC-390: Egyptian Mythology (3 units; U ; HU)

Egyptian myths and ancient religious practices, emphasizing religious thought in Greco-Roman Egypt.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 002 24298 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Boor, Jocelyn CRT 119  

COMPLIT-133: Contemporary Imagination in Literature and the Arts (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to comparative literature, focusing on the study of world literatures and their relations to other arts, and to cultural and social currents.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 23932 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav BOL B87 PDF
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202 20243 - 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

COMPLIT-135: Experiencing Literature in the 21st Century: (3 units; U ; HU)

Critical study of literary forms (e.g. romance, comedy, short story) and their connections with other arts and media, such as cinema, TV, and music.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Magical Realism & Fantastic in Literature & Film
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 21392 - 09/05-12/14 Pitt, Kristin ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

COMPLIT-207: Global Literature from Antiquity to the 1600s: (3 units; U ; HU)

Literary analysis through a survey of world literature from antiquity through the 1600s.

Notes:
May not be retaken for cr. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 23933 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Williams, Demetrius BOL 294 PDF

COMPLIT-233: Literature and Film: (3 units; U ; HU)

Themes, styles, and ideology in cinematic and literary texts.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: CompLit 133(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Body & Desire from Hollywood to Bollywood
HU   3 LEC 001 22008 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Xu, Jian CRT 209  

COMPLIT-309: Great Works of Modern Literature: (3 units; U/G ; HU)

Literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with emphasis on theme, movement, trend, genre, or mode.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; CompLit 207(R) or 208(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Existentialism
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 25469 - 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

COMPLIT-360: Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: (3 units; U/G )

How culture is expressed in literary works with specific emphasis on how dominant and marginalized groups are represented in literature.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Possible Worlds in Literature and Film
    3 SEM 001 25470 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Xu, Jian CRT 209 PDF

FRENCH-145: Views of France: (3 units; U ; HU)

In-depth study of selected aspects of French civilization as reflected in literature.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Learning French Culture through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 001 20569 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Anderson, Eric CRT 209  
Learning French Culture Through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 002 22121 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Callahan, Amy CRT 221  
Learning French Culture Through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 003 21092 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Callahan, Amy CRT 124  
Learning French Culture Through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 004 24537 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Anderson, Eric CRT 124  

FRENCH-357: Literature of the French-Speaking World in Translation: (3 units; U ; HU)

Topic/genre in selected works by major writers from one or more French-speaking regions (France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, the Caribbean, Africa, Southeast Asia, etc.).

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Women, Trauma & Reconcilation
HU   3 LEC 001 24307 4:30 PM-7:10 PM W 09/05-12/14 Cordova, Sarah CRT 219 Word
This course is taught completely in English.

HEBR ST-231: Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 units; U ; HU)

The books of the Jewish Scriptures/Christian Old Testament; brief survey of history of ancient Israel. Emphasis on reading biblical texts as ancient religious literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 23054 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 21384 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ITALIAN-145: Views of Italy: (3 units; U ; HU)

Variable content, with specific topics focusing on the interrelation of literary works and sociocultural values and traditions of Italy.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 001 20379 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Celi, Christopher BOL B95  
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 002 20380 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Celi, Christopher END 110  
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 003 20856 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Celi, Christopher END 110  
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 004 20857 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Celi, Christopher END 110  

ITALIAN-333: Dante's Divine Comedy in Translation (3 units; U/G )

Close reading of the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso, including their connections to the visual arts.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 26009 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Iaquinta, Mary CRT 321