Pompeiian wall painting, 1st c. AD
Cave canem!

CL311 Petronius' Satyricon
MW 2.30-3.50

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: W 9.00 Th 8.30 F 10.30

Research Paper
Web Resources
Classics Department
Skidmore College

Schedule: Quizzes, Exams, Discussions and Research Paper

Quizzes will occur sporadically during the semester and will focus on grammatical issues that arise in class. They will typically last 5-10 minutes and may not be announced in advance.

Exams will include translating both prepared and sight passages from the Satyricon, and writing an essay on a topic prompted by the readings.
Midterm: Monday, October 21st
Final: Tuesday, December 17th, 9am
Sept. 11 Prof. Arnush
Sept. 25 Stacy Adams
Oct. 2 Katy Drennan
Oct. 9 Jeff Bussmann
Oct. 16 Nils Marthinsen
Oct. 23 Andrea Piercy
Research Paper
Oct. 30 Complete selection of topic
Typed topic statement due
Oct. 30-Nov. 1 Meet with Prof. Arnush to discuss the topic
Nov. 11

Hand in bibliography which outlines the tools you will use (visit the Readings webpage for a list of books on reserve in Scribner Library and photocopied articles in the Classics Department)

Nov. 18 Ten-minute presentation on the paper
Thesis and abstract due
Dec. 2 Rough draft of paper due
Dec. 9, 11 Final presentation of paper
Dec. 13

Final draft of paper due, 4pm, Ladd 209