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Latin Courses

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LAT 101 Elementary Latin I
Prerequisites & Notes

(Offered annually, Fall only.)

Instructor
Neumann

Introduction to classical Latin. Requires drill sessions with Apprentice Teachers.

LAT 102 Elementary Latin II
Prerequisites & Notes

(Offered annually, Spring only.)

Instructor
Neumann

Continuing introduction to classical Latin. Requires drill sessions with Apprentice Teachers.

LAT 201 Intermediate Latin
Prerequisites & Notes

(Offered annually, Fall only.)

Instructor
Neumann

Readings in Latin literature.

LAT 211 Roman Epic: Vergil's Aeneid
Prerequisites & Notes

Latin 201
Students who have already taken a LAT course beyond 201 should enroll in this course as LAT 311.
(Spring 2018)

Instructor
Neumann

Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 222 Roman Lyric and Elegy: Catullus
Prerequisites & Notes

Latin 201
Students who have already taken a LAT course beyond 201 should enroll in this course as LAT 322.
(Fall 2017)

Instructor
Cheshire

Close reading of selections from Latin lyric and elegiac poetry.

Satisfies Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.

LAT 228 Roman Tragedy: Seneca
Prerequisites & Notes

Students who have taken a LAT course beyond 201 should enroll in this course as LAT 328.

Instructor
Cheshire

Through a close reading in Latin of one of Seneca's tragedies in light of current scholarship, of Seneca's corpus and of the play's Greek literary influences, we will consider how and why a person with a profound interest in Stoicism and who served as tutor and advisor to the emperor Nero wrote tragedies featuring the ruination of humankind and a hideous subversion of the natural world.

Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 250 Latin Letters
Prerequisites & Notes

Instructor
Neumann

This course focuses on the various practices of letter-writing (personal, political, philosophical, literary) in the context of their production and transmission. Students will be expected to compose brief letters in Latin based on the reading.

Satisfies Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 311 Roman Epic: Vergil's Aeneid
Prerequisites & Notes

Latin 201
(Spring 2018)

Instructor
Neumann


Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 322 Roman Lyric and Elegy: Catullus
Prerequisites & Notes

Latin 201
(Fall 2017)

Instructor
Cheshire

Satisfies Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 328 Roman Tragedy: Seneca
Prerequisites & Notes

Instructor
Cheshire

Through a close reading in Latin of one of Seneca's tragedies in light of current scholarship, of Seneca's corpus and of the play's Greek literary influences, we will consider how and why a person with a profound interest in Stoicism and who served as tutor and advisor to the emperor Nero wrote tragedies featuring the ruination of humankind and a hideous subversion of the natural world.

Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 350 Latin Letters
Prerequisites & Notes

Instructor
Neumann

This course focuses on the various practices of letter-writing (personal, political, philosophical, literary) in the context of their production and transmission. Students will be expected to compose brief letters in Latin based on the reading.

Satisfies Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric requirement.

LAT 399 Independent Study in Latin
Prerequisites & Notes

Latin 201 and permission of the instructor.

Readings and research on Latin texts, under the direction and supervision of a faculty member who reviews and approves the topic(s) and evaluates the student’s work.

LAT 499 Senior Thesis
Prerequisites & Notes

Writing of a thesis under the supervision of an appropriate professor. Oral defense before the entire classics faculty required. Admission by unanimous consent of the Department of Classics.