Current Courses

The following is a selection only of graduate courses relating to the Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology program that are offered in the Spring 2022 semester. Click the links below to take you to the online schedule of classes for detailed and up-to-date information.

Department of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies (formerly Classics)

AGRS 17B: Introduction to the Archaeology of the Roman World (Peña, TuTh 9:30-11)

AGRS 130R (cross-listed with History of Art 192B): The Art and Monuments of Augustan Rome (Hallett, M 9-12)

AGRS 175D: Topography and Monuments: Pompeii and Herculaneum (Peña, TuTh 12:30-2)

Classics 202A: Survey of Latin Literature (D. Sailor, TuTh 11-12:30)

Classics 230: Latin Poetry of the Republic and Early Empire (K. McCarthy, Th 2-5)

Classics 239: Sather Seminar: The Forest in Antiquity (G. Woolf, W 2-5)

Department of Anthropology

Anthropology 123A: Old World Prehistory (Maher, TuTh 12:30-2)

Anthropology 229A: Archaeological Research Strategies: History of Theory in Anthropological Archaeology (Hastorf, W 2-5)

Anthropology 240A: Fundamentals of Anthropological Theory (Cohen, TuTh 2-5)

Anthropology 291: Professional Development in Anthropological Archaeology (M 4-6)

Department of History

History 3: Islamic and Eastern Roman History (Mavroudi, TuTh 9:30-11)

History 4A: The Ancient Mediterranean World (Mackil, TuTh 11-12:30)

History 185A: Christianity: The Beginnings (Elm, TuTh 2-3:30)

History 188E: Eros: A History of Love from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance (Angelova, TuTh 9:30-11)

History 283: Historical Method and Theory (McLennan & Noreña, Th 2-5)

Department of History of Art

History of Art 10: Introduction to Western Art: Ancient to Medieval (Pieraccini, MWF 1-2)

History of Art 101: Theories & Methods for a Global History of Art (Lenssen, TuTh 12:30-2)

History of Art C120B (cross-listed with MELC C120B): The Art of Ancient Mesopotamia: 1000-330 BCE (Porter, TuTh 11-12:30)

History of Art 192B Sec. 1: The Art and Monuments of Augustan Rome (Hallett, M 9-12)

History of Art 192B Sec. 2: Revisiting Reception: Old and New World Monuments, Myths & Memor (Pieraccini, W 9-12)

Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (formerly Near Eastern Studies)

Cuneiform 100A: Elementary Akkadian (Pearce, MW 12:30-2)

Cuneiform 103A: Selected Readings in Sumerian (Veldhuis, TuTh 11-12:30)

Cuneiform 200A: Advanced Akkadian (Pearce, W 2-5)

Egyptian 100A: Introduction to Egyptian Hieroglyphs (Richter, MW 12-2)

Egyptian 201A: Middle Egyptian Texts (Lucarelli, TuTh 12:30-2)

Iranian 201A: Iranian Philology (Benkato, M 2-5)

MELC 10: Middle Eastern Worlds: Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (Porter & Lucarelli, TuTh 3:30-5)

MELC C26 (cross-listed with Geography C55): Introduction to Central Asia: Ancient and Modern (Mehendale, TuTh 11-12:30)

MELC 113: Gilgamesh: King, Hero, and God (Veldhuis, TuTh 3:30-5)

MELC 125: Art and Archaeology of Middle Eastern Christianity (Brelaud, W 2-5)

MELC 160: Religions of Ancient Iran (Benkato, TuTh 9:30-11)

MELC 190A: Ancient Middle Eastern Studies: Egyptian Urbanism in its Ancient Context (Redmount, W 2-5)

MELC 296: Topics in Egyptology (Redmount, Th 3-6)

3D model of the coffin of Iwefaa

3D model of the coffin of Iwefaa. Image courtesy of Rita Lucarelli.