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Posted on January 18th, 2024 in Classes, Featured, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Still looking for that perfect course to fill out your semester? Check out late-start Classical Studies courses, still available for enrollment in Spring 2024! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Feb 12 – Mar 15) CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World (22298) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be …

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Posted on September 18th, 2023 in Classes, Students, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Want to enhance your growth as a citizen of the world? Ask timeless big-picture questions while learning marketable skills? Expand and unlearn what you thought you knew about Ancient Greece and Rome? Draw connections to the past in your field of study? Whether you are minoring in Classical Studies, or taking courses to expand your view …

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Posted on September 18th, 2023 in Classes, Featured, Students, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Want to enhance your growth as a citizen of the world? Ask timeless big-picture questions while learning marketable skills? Expand and unlearn what you thought you knew about Ancient Greece and Rome? Draw connections to the past in your field of study? Whether you are minoring in Classical Studies, or taking courses to expand your view …

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Posted on August 28th, 2023 in Classes, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Still looking for that perfect course to fill out your semester? Check out late-start Classical Studies courses, still available for enrollment in Fall 2023! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Sep 25 – Oct 27) CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World (27279) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be …

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Posted on February 13th, 2022 in Courses, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Have you ever wondered how ancient societies understood the natural world around them? The people of Ancient Greece and Rome conceptualized nature as a mixture of gods and science, peace and terror, prosperity and challenge. Rural farmers, sailing merchants, conquering armies, and urban dwellers all saw nature differently. They expressed their relationship to nature through …

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Posted on February 11th, 2022 in Courses, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Have you ever wondered how ancient societies understood the world around them, especially the worst parts? Today we can predict, prevent, and process disasters through scientific technology. Past peoples did not have such luxury, but they still had to make sense of disasters, natural and manmade. CLAS-B 312 serves as an introduction to disasters in …

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Posted on February 10th, 2022 in Courses, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Have you ever wondered if concepts like “female” or “male,” “woman” or “man” have been consistent across cultures? Or whether past peoples thought about sexual identity, morality, and orientation in the same way that you do? Maybe you’ve heard rumors that Ancient Greece and Rome were basically wild orgies, societies that contributed to their own …

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Posted on February 6th, 2022 in Courses, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

The stories of Classical Mythology, and the ancient art that brought them to life, have become woven throughout the tapestry of later artistic movements. In the Renaissance, Botticelli turned the ancient myth of desire’s creation into a Christian allegory, and somehow made nudity chic again in his The Birth of Venus. Meanwhile Michelangelo fell in love …

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Posted on January 11th, 2022 in Courses, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Birth, death, illness, health—these are constants that run through the history of humanity, cutting across cultures and borders, eras and social divisions. Ancient medicinal practices touch modern medicine in numerous ways, primarily: in the way we approach healing today in the vocabulary we use to describe and practice medicine. Traditionally traced to the Ancient Greek doctor …

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Posted on January 10th, 2022 in Courses, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

What do Shakespeare, Dante, Percy Jackson, and Game of Thrones all have in common? They all draw heavily on Classical Mythology, the myths of Ancient Greece and Rome. Learn about these important societies through the lens of the stories they told about themselves. Meet Achilles, a warrior searching for meaning on the battlefield. Meet Medea, …

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