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CC200 CLASSICAL WORLD
MWF 11.15-12.10 (TLC 201)

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: TBA
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Requirements:
     
Responses 10%

Write one-page (each) responses to any two of the following genres of study:

  • Greek art (due: Feb. 1)
  • Greek history (due: Feb. 8)
  • Greek epic (due: Feb. 15)
  • Greek drama (tragedy or comedy) (due: Feb. 25)

Write your responses in a word processor first, making sure to edit and proofread. Then, post your response in the discussion board by the class meeting immediately following our conclusion of that genre of study.

1st essay 15%
Five-page essay
Due: March 1st
Midterm 20%
Take-home essay exam
Due: March 8th. You must personally hand in the midterm in class on time on the 8th. Failure to do so will result in a grade of "F."
Responses 10%

Write one-page (each) responses to any two of the following genres of study:

  • Roman art (due: Mar. 25)
  • Roman history (due: Apr. 1)d
  • Roman epic (due: Apr. 8)
  • Roman epistles, oratory & philosophy (due: Apr. 15)
  • Roman elegy & novel (due: Apr. 22)

Write your responses in a word processor first, making sure to edit and proofread. Then, post your response in the discussion board by the class meeting immediately following our conclusion of that genre of study.

2nd essay 15%
Five-page essay
Due: April 29th
Final Exam 20%
In-class essay exam
Date: TBA
Class Participation 10%
Opportunities to participate include asking questions of, and responding to issues raised by, the lecturers in the classroom; engaging in dialogue in the discussion board. More than three absences will lower your participation grade. Please come to class on time.
Special Events ---

This course includes three special events; attendance at all three is mandatory. You may invite friends to any of them:

  • Aquila Theater Company workshop on ancient drama, Mon., Feb. 25, 6pm, Dance Theater
  • Bus trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, Sat., Apr. 6
  • Workshop on the classical texts in Scribner Library's Special Collections, evening of Thurs., Apr. 18