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University Studies 220: Great Conversations II

Spring 1999

University Studies 220: Section #88176

5:05P-7:35P Tuesday

 

Alvin G. Burstein
AP 303E 974-3348

January 19 a. Welcome and Introductions
b. Atwill, Aristotle, Poetics
c. Small group discussion
January 26 a. Atwill Aristotle, cont.
b. Small group discussion
January 28 a. 210 students orient new students
February 2 a. Kovac, Lucretius, On the Nature of Things
b. Small group discussion
February 9 a. Craig, Cicero, Manilian Law
b. Craig, Cicero, Catiline I
c. Small group discussion
February 16 a. Craig, Cicero, For Caelius
b. Small group discussion
February 23 a. Gilles, Plutarch, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Marc Antony
b. Small group discussion
February 25 a. FORUM PRACTICE
March 2 a. Rutledge, Vergil, Georgics
b. Small group discussion
March 9 a. Rutledge, Vergil, Aeneid (1-2,4,6)
b. Small group discussion
March 23 a. Rutledge, Vergil, Aeneid (7-8,11-12)
b. Small group discussion
March 30 a. Bensel-Meyers, Tacitus, Annals: Tiberius, Nero
b. Small group discussion
April 6 a. Dungan, Caesar and Christ
b. Rutledge, Imperial Rome (illustrated)
c. Small group discussion
April 13 a. Norman, Epictetus, Discourses
b. Small group discussion
April 20 a. Gilles, St. Augustine, Confessions
b. Small group discussion
April 27 a. FORUM
April 28 a. FORUM

 

Nota Bene:

1. Each student will be expected to post a comment weekly (approx. 100 wds) to the listserv.

2. Three 250 word mini-papers on assigned topics will be critiqued for content and style.

3. A 2500 word (5000 word for 6cr. Hrs.) on a topic from the list (or an approved substitute) will be required.

4. Note three Thursday sessions: January 28, February 25, April 29.