CLAS250 Classics Seminar
Department of Classics
Spring 2005 Schedule of Activities
Week 1 (class on Jan.
Programs survey ( http://www.phds.org/ )
Read Preface and Chapter 1
2 (class on Jan. 2 6)
Reports on Classical Programs Assignment: American Philological Assn.
Statement on Research ( http://www.apaclassics.org/research/researchpreamble.html).
Research a Scholarly Resource.
Read Chapter 2 of
3 (class on Feb. 2)
NOTE: Class will meet
in the library so that we can survey the Classics collection. Reports on Scholarly Resources
Assignment: Publishing a Scholarly
Article in Classical Studies
Apply this statement to something you have written.
Research a Classical Publication.
Read Chapter 3 of
4 (class on Feb. 9)
Reports on Classical Publications
Library of Congress Subject Headings:
http://www.webfeetguides.com/wfonline/librarycall.html#D Assignment: Find a Cicero-related
print resource in the Hewes Library and
report on it.
Read Chapter 4 of
5 (class on Feb. 16)
Reports on Research Resources
Assignment: Find a
Cicero related article on J-StoreRead Chapter 5 of
6 (class on Feb. 23)
Attend Archaeology Lecture on Wednesday,
February 23 at
Discussion of Archaeology Lecture Assignment: Critique a scholarly
interpretation of Euripidesí Trojan WomenRead
Euripides' Trojan Women
7 (class on March 2)
Discussion of the
play and reports on Trojan Women critiques.
Assignment: Critique a modern adaptation
of an ancient Greek play.
8 (class on March 16)
Attend Cena Classica. Fox Classics
Lecture on Tuesday, March 15, and Crimson Masque Performance of
Euripidesí Trojan Women
Reports on modern adaptations of ancient
Assignment :The Curriculum Vitae
Critique two CVís on the web, one
which you think is good and one which you think is not.
9 (March 23)
Attend Archaeology lecture on Monday,
March 21 at
Reports on Curriculum Vitae
Discussion of Crimson Masque performance
and of Archaeology lecture of March 21.
Assignment: Write Your Curriculum Vitae
10 (March 30)
Hand in your Curriculum Vitae
Assignment: Geography and Cicero. Find a
map and photograph of a place associated with Cicero's life:
FORUM ROMANUM, Arpinum, Tusculum, Cilicia, Athens, Rhodes,
Sicily (Lilybaeum), Thessalonika, Illyricum, Pharsalus,
Palatine. Also explain how this place is important in Cicero's
Read Chapter 10-12 of
11 (April 6)
Reports on Geography and Cicero.
Read Chapter 13 of
Choose one artifact in the Shields Collection
to present to the seminar next week.
Attend Archaeology Lecture on Thursday,
Week 12 (April 15)
Report of Shields
Collection Artifacts. Finish reading
for next week.
Week 13 (April 2 0)
Cicero For next week, find a
Cicero prepare a response to this review.
Here are some possibilities.
Week 14 (April 2 7)
Reports on reviews of
Cicero. Assignment: Careers for Classicists. How
do you fit in?
Finish your course journal
and include summary/overview of the course.
Week 15 (May
Class will meet at
Prof. Sienkewicz' home (1103 East Second Avenue).
Discussion of eports on Course Overviews Careers for Classicists