CLASSICS COURSES SUMMER TERM, 2009
SUMMER SESSIONS I-II
CLAS 170 Greek and Roman Mythology (3 credits) Staff. CLAS 170 will be offered in both summer sessions, with day and evening sections in each session. For a description of CLAS 170, see Fall '09.
Summer Session 1 (June 1-July 10)
Sec. 0101: H. Day: MTuWTh 10:00-11:40 AM
Sec. 0102 J. Edwards: M & Th 5:00-8:20 PM
Summer Session 2 (July 13-August 21)
Sec. 0201 C. Malerich: MTuWTh 10:00-11:40 AM
Sec. 0202 B. Magee: M & Th 5:00-8:20 PM
CLAS 470 Approaches to Greek Mythology (3 credits) (Summer Session 1) G. Staley Mon & Thu 6:00-9:15 PM.
Prerequisite: CLAS170 or permission of department. Ancient and modern approaches to understanding Greek myth as expression of human experience, including interpretations drawn from psychology, anthropology, and comparative mythology.
LATN 120 Intensive Elementary Latin (4 credits) (Summer Session 1) S. Proffitt: MTuWThF 10:00-11:45.
Prerequisite: permission of department. Not open for credit to students with credit for LATN 102. An accelerated study of basic Latin grammar, aimed at developing reading facility, and introducing students to Roman life and culture in the classical period. Meets four hours weekly. Covers the material presented in both Latin 101 and 102. Recommended for graduate students as well as for highly motivated undergraduates.
STUDY ABROAD: OTHER PROGRAMS
Maryland-in-Rome. Beginning fall semester 2009, University of Maryland undergraduates will now be able to do a Semester Study in Rome, taking courses in Latin, Greek, Classics, History, and Art History and Archaeology at the American University in Rome (AUR), the oldest independent, four-year, degree-granting American institution of higher learning in that city. The AUR is located on the top of the Janiculum hill overlooking the Tiber and the site of the ancient city. The program is being administered by the Study Abroad in the Office of International Programs at College Park. For more information, go to:
Other opportunities to study abroad include our January winter term study tour in Italy or our summer study tours in Paris and Greece.
In addition to our own study abroad programs, students may take advantage of other opportunities to study abroad: for example, in Rome, at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, or in Athens, at the College Year in Athens, and at the American College in Thessaloniki. Through the School of Architecture there are also opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to study at Stabiae, Italy, in the Bay of Naples area.
The Department sponsors a chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the national undergraduate Honor Society in Classics, and annually awards the Avery Prize to a Latin student of special merit, and the Steyer Undergraduate Scholarship to an outstanding classics concentrator. To honor the memory of Sylvia Gerber, who taught Latin for many years in the Washington, DC public schools, her son Louis has recently provided our department with funding to support the training of Latin teachers and Latin pedagogical studies. The sons of Elena Toma and Antonio DeLuca have similarly honored them by contributing to undergraduate scholarships and other departmental programs; the Italian Cultural Society has also supported our students.