The Louisiana Classicist

April 10, 2010

LSU Classics offers online undergraduate courses

Filed under: announcement,opportunities — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 12:28 pm
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Jane Webb (Instructor, LSU) would like everyone to know about the Classics section’s online offerings for Fall 2010.  Jane says, “We hope to establish them as regulars due to a broad appeal to a larger community.”

  • CLST 2090 Greek and Roman Mythology (3) Taught in English; knowledge of the Greek and Latin languages not required. Survey of the principal myths of the Greeks and Romans.
  • CLST 2102 Ancient Roman Civilization (3) Knowledge of Greek and Latin languages not required. A survey of the literature, philosophy, art, and culture of ancient Rome from its beginnings to the death of Marcus Aurelius.

For more information, contact Jane Webb at jpwebb1 AT lsu DOT edu or visit the Independent and Distance Learning website.

December 7, 2009

Online Course for Graduate Credit at Montclair (New Jersey) State University

Filed under: opportunities — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 11:24 pm
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LATN-541 – SEL TOPICS:LATIN LITERATURE: Ovid

Patricia Salzman, author of A Web of Fantasies and co-editor of Latin Elegy and Narratology will offer a three credit graduate level course on Ovid via the internet for Spring Semester 2010 which runs roughly from mid-January to mid-May. The course will a focus on the critical understanding of central themes and problems of (mainly) the Metamorphoses, with assigned readings from pertinent secondary literature. Students will participate in an online discussion groups and produce a significant seminar paper. The only planned face-to-face meeting will be for one or two examinations.

Get more information on how non-Montclair State University students can register for this course.

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For more information, please contact Dr. Salzman : salzmanp AT mail DOT montclair DOT edu (substitute the appropriate symbols for AT and DOT).

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