Schedule

The readings listed under each week should be completed by the Monday class meeting of that week. We will spread the discussion over all three class meetings of the week, but all readings will be needed to make sense of the week’s topic.

* indicates a reading that may be used for a response.


Week 1 (1/22, 1/24)- Introduction

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Week 2 (1/27, 1/29, 1/31) - Greek Social Structures and Constructions: Gender Roles, Marriage, Divorce, Pederasty

Assignments:

Optional:

Quiz #1: M 1/27
Response #1: Due F 1/31 by 11:59pm


Week 3 (2/3, 2/5, 2/7) - Greek Epic

Assignments:

Optional:

Quiz #2: M 2/3
Response #2: Due F 2/7 by 11:59pm


Week 4 (2/10, 2/12, 2/14) - Greek Elegy and Lyric and the Symposium

Optional:

Quiz #3: M 2/10
Response #3: Due F 2/14 by 11:59pm


Week 5 (2/17, 2/19, 2/21) - Greek Comedy

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Optional:

Quiz #4: M 2/17
Response #4: Due F 2/21 by 11:59pm


Week 6 (2/24, 2/26, 2/28) - Greek Oratory and Law

Assignments:

Optional:

Quiz #5: M 2/24
Creative Project #1: Due F 2/28 by 5pm
Response #5: Due F 2/28 by 11:59pm


SPRING BREAK: 2/29 through 3/8


Week 7 (3/9, 3/11, 3/13) - Hellenistic Poetry, Midterm

Assignments:

Optional:

Quiz #6: M 3/9
Midterm: F 3/13
Response #6: Due F 3/13 by 11:59pm


Week 8 (3/16, 3/18, 3/20) - From Greece to Rome: Corporal Inviolability and the Penetrative Model

Assignments:

Optional:

Quiz #7 (on Hellenistic poetry only): M 3/16
Response #7: Due F 3/20 by 11:59pm


Week 9 (3/23, 3/25, 3/27) - The Body Female and the Body Politic

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Optional:

Quiz #8: M 3/23
Midterm Revisions: Due F 3/27 by 1:50pm
Creative Project #2: Due F 3/27 by 5pm Response #8: Due F 3/27 by 11:59pm


Week 10 (3/30, 4/1, 4/3) - Roman Law and Cultural Relativity

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Optional:

Quiz #9: M 3/30
Response #9: Due F 4/3 by 11:59pm


Week 11.1 (4/6, 4/8) - Catullus and the Elegists

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Optional:

Quiz #10: M 4/6


EASTER BREAK: 4/9 through 4/13


Week 11.2 (4/15, 4/17) - Ovid: Proto-Feminist or Extreme Sexist?

Assignments:

Optional:

Response #10: Due 4/17 by 11:59pm


Week 12 (4/20, 4/24) - Graffiti and Wall Paintings

Quiz #11: M 4/20
Creative Project #3: Due F 4/24 by 5pm
Response #11: Due F 4/24 by 11:59pm


Week 13 (4/27, 4/29, 5/1) - Roman Comedy

Assignments:

Optional:

Quiz #12: M 4/27
Response #12: Due F 5/1 by 11:59pm


Week 14 (5/4) - In Conclusion

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STUDY PERIOD: 5/5 through 5/6

EXAM PERIOD: 5/7 through 5/13

Final Exam: Date and time TBD
Creative Project #4: Due the date of the final exam, 3 hours after teh end of the final exam