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Latin II

(Begins March 28) Latin II offers a continuation of Latin I. This class will complete the basic preparation for those who have begun the language with Latin I (611), or…

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Latin I

(Ends March 18) Latin I offers an introduction for those who do not know the language, or a review for those who would like to refresh the Latin that they…

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Modern Poetry

A long tradition of thought endows poetry – derived from the Greek word poiesis, meaning “to make” – with the privilege not just to reflect the social world, but to…

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Modern Fiction

Tradition and innovation in a representative sampling of novels and shorter fiction by the great English and European modernists – Conrad, Woolf, Joyce, Kafka, and others. Recurring topics will include…

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Ancient Authors

This course will feature a detailed examination of the Iliad and Odyssey as two great poems of the ancient world, with a focus on oral poetry as the wider context…

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