LATIN 490R

Topics in Latin Literature

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Topics vary.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

0.5

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Reading Latin

Learning Outcome

By approaching the texts of selected Latin authors successful students will learn techniques for reading Latin with subtlety and precision. The author(s) chosen for study will vary according to the preference of the faculty member teaching the course.

Title

Critical Method

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method in all its complexity, with specific reference to the texts of selected Latin authors.

Title

Literary History

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand the place of selected Latin authors in the literary history of Classical antiquity and locate them in the larger context of political and cultural history.

Title

Close Reading in Original Language

Learning Outcome

Successful students will intelligently evaluate texts of selected Latin authors through close reading in the original language and express this is examinations and essays.