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Fall 2018

The following are courses of Marco interest. Not all are guaranteed to fulfill the requirements of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Major or Minor. If you have questions or concerns, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog or marco@utk.edu for further information.

 

ARTH  172 Western Art: Ancient – Medieval Art History

001:

Instructor: R. Darby

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: AA 109


002:

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM

Location: AA 109


Description: Major monuments in Western art with emphasis on Europe from antiquity through the Middle Ages. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).

ARTH 173 Western Art: Renaissance – Contemporary

001:

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Location: AA 109


002:

Instructor: M. Campbell

Time: T/TH 9:40 Am – 10:55 AM

Location: AA 113


Description: Major monuments in the history of European and American art from the Renaissance to the present. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).

ARTH 421 Greek Art

Instructor: R. Darby

Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Location: AA 113

Description: Achievements of Greek art in architectural decoration, sculpture, minor arts, and painting from their beginnings in the Geometric period, through the Classical periods of the fifth century BC, to their dissemination during the Hellenistic period across the Mediterranean, Europe, and the Near East. Special emphasis on stylistic developments, the contributions of known artists, and the relationship between art and various aspects of Greek life and thought.

ARTH 451& MRST 452 Art of Italy: 1250 – 1450

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 Am

Location: AA 113

Description: Development of exploration of naturalism. Revival of antiquity and development of theories of perspective in the Early Renaissance. Including Duccio, Giotto, Masaccio, Donatello, Botticelli. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 452.)

ARTH 452 Art of Italy: 1450 – 1575

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: AA 113

Description: Concentrated study of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, Raphael, Pontormo, and Giorgione. Writing-emphasis course.

CLAS 111 Beginning Latin

001:

Instructor: T. Rose

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

T 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA


002:

Instructor: T. Rose

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA


003:

Instructor: T. Coughlan

Time: MWF9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

TH 9:40 AM – 10:55 AM

Location: TBA


Description: Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only. Credit Restriction: Not available to students eligible for 150.

CLAS 121 Beginning Greek

Instructor: J. Westerhold

Time: MWF 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

T 12:40 PM – 1:55 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Grading Restriction(s): A, B, C, No Credit grading only.

CLAS 150 Latin Transition

Instructor: T. Coughlan

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Designed to prepare students for enrollment in 251. Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only. Credit Restriction: Since 150 is a review of elementary Latin, students who receive credit in this course may not also receive credit for any other 100-level Latin course and, therefore, also forfeit the 6 hours of elementary language credit awarded through placement examination. Comment(s): Placement exam required.

CLAS 201 Introduction to Classical Civilization

Instructor: T. Rose

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 Am

Location: HSS 123

Description: Introductory survey of civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. Includes aspects of history, literature, art and archaeology, philosophy, and religion. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC).

CLAS 221 Early Greek Mythology

Instructor: J. Arft

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: McClung Museum 63

Description: Archaic Greek religion through comprehensive study of Greek myths with emphasis on how they reflect the early Greek vision of the universe and humanity’s place in it. Origins and development of Greek myths and the rise of organized religion from the Bronze Age to about 450 BCE. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).

CLAS 251 Intermediate Latin I

001:

Instructor: T. Rose

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 PM

Location: TBA


002:

Instructor: J. Westerhold

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: TBA


003:

Instructor: T. Coughlan

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Location: TBA


Description: Grammar review and readings. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC). (RE) Prerequisite(s): 112 or 150 with a grade of C or higher or placement exam.

 CLAS 254 Greek & Roman Epics in English Translation

001:

Instructor: M. Lafferty

Time: T/TH 3:40 PM – 4:55 PM

Location: TBA


002:

Instructor: T. Coughlan

Time: T/TH 3:40 PM – 4:55 PM

Location: TBA


Description: Epic literature of ancient Greece and Rome. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).

CLAS 255 Greek/ Roman Drama in English Translation

Instructor: J. Westerhold

Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Theater plays (tragedy and/or comedy) of ancient Greece and Rome. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).

CLAS 261 Intermediate Greek

Instructor: J. Friend

Time: MWF 3:35 PM – 4:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Systematic review of Attic Greek and readings from the New Testament, Lysias, and others. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC). (RE) Prerequisite(s): 122 with a grade of C or higher.

CLAS 304 & HIST 304 History of the Early Roman Empire

Instructor: J. Latham

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: TBA

Description: Roman history from the death of Caesar to the emperor Constantine. Writing-emphasis course. (See History – Europe 304.

CLAS 306 & HIST 306 History of Greece II

Instructor: J. Friend

Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Location: TBA

Description: History of the Greek world from the end of the Peloponnesian War to the destruction of Corinth (404-146 B.C.). It covers the struggle between Sparta, Athens, and Thebes for dominance in mainland Greece, followed by the rise of Macedonia under Philip II and Alexander the Great’s conquest of the Persian Empire. It also explores the formation, development, and decline of the Hellenistic kingdoms, with emphasis on the Roman absorption of these states in the second century B.C. (Same as History – Europe 306.)

CLAS 309 & HIST 303 History of the Roman Republic

Instructor: S. Collins-Elliot

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Surveys Roman history from the archaic (royal) period to the Augustan age. Writing-emphasis course. (See History – Europe 303.)

 CLAS 321 & HIST 321 Introduction to the New Testament

Instructor: C. Shepardson

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Location: TBA
Description: TBA
CLAS 345 Greek and Roman Religion

Instructor: M. Langdon

Time: T/TH 9:40 AM – 10:55 AM

Location: TBA

Description: An in-depth examination of religion among the Greeks and the Romans. Attention is given to cult sites, state religious calendars and ceremonies, religion in the daily lives of people, and the interplay of ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian religions with Greek and Roman religious beliefs and practices. Reading and study of primary sources in translation. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Religious Studies 345.)

CLAS 351 Greek and Roman Religion

Instructor: C. Craig

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: TBA

Description: (RE) Prerequisite(s): 252.

CLAS 384 Gender and Sexuality in Greece and Rome

Instructor: J. Westerhold

Time: T/TH 3:40 PM – 4:55 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Examines Greek and Roman views of gender roles and sexuality. Evidence from literature, epigraphy, and material culture is used to consider what the ideals of behavior were for Greek and Roman women and men, what constituted deviation from these ideals, and how ‘real’ Greeks and Romans may actually have behaved. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Women, Gender, and Sexuality 384.)

CLAS 401 Greek Poetry

Instructor: J. Arft

Time: MWF 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Epic, lyric, drama. Authors vary. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 9 hours. (RE) Prerequisite(s): 261.

CLAS 431 Select Readings in Latin

Instructor: R. Sklenar

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Location: TBA

Description: For advanced students in Latin. Oratory, historical writings, and poetry of ancient Rome in the original Latin. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 9 hours. (RE) Prerequisite(s): 252.

CLAS 435 Medieval Latin

Instructor: M. Lafferty

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: TBA

Description: Selected readings from the Latin prose and poetry of medieval Europe. (RE) Prerequisite(s): 252.

CLAS 441 Special Topics: Roman Decadence

Instructor: R. Sklenar

Time: T/TH 3:40 PM – 4: 55 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Topics in art, literature, religion, and society of Greece and Rome. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 9 hours.

ENG 201 Brit Lit I: Beowulf – Johnson

Instructor: L. Howes

Time: T/TH 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description: MANDATORY FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE

 ENG 206 Introduction to Shakespeare

001:
Instructor: S. Murphy
Time: T/TH 12:40 PM – 1:55 PM
Location: TBA

002:
Instructor: S. Murphy
Time: T/TH 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA


003:
Instructor: R. Addicott
Time: MWF 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM

Location: TBA


004:
Instructor: R. Addicott
Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: TBA


005:
Instructor: A. Smith
Time: T/TH 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA


Description: An overview of Shakespeare’s world and his work. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC). (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
ENG 306
Instructor: R. Stillman
Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM
Location: TBA
ENG 371
Instructor: R. Liuzza
Time: T/TH 12:40 PM – 1:55 PM
Location: TBA
ENG 401
Instructor: L. Howes
Time: T/ TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM
Location: TBA
Description: MANDATORY FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE
ENG 404
001:
Instructor: H. Hirschfeld
Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: TBA


002:
Instructor: R. Stillman
Time: T/TH 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA


Description: MANDATORY FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE
ENG 405
Instructor: H. Hirschfeld
Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM
Location: TBA
Description: MANDATORY FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE
FREN 410 & MRST 410

Medieval/ Early Modern French Literature

Instructor: A. Miller

Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Close reading and analysis of literary texts from the Medieval/early modern periods. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 410.) Repeatability: May be repeated if topic differs. Maximum 6 hours. (RE) Prerequisite(s): 353.

 GERM 434
Instructor: S. Ohnesborg
Time:T/TH 12:40 PM – 1:55 PM
Location: TBA
Description: In this course, students will get acquainted with ‘extraordinary women’ and their (self-)representations (e.g. Joan of Arc, Cassandra, Penthesilea, Mary Magdalene, Ida Pfeiffer, Hildegard von Bingen, Luise Aston, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and others) by studying their various (and often contradictory) portrayals and depictions in literature, the press, art, film, music, theatre, etc. throughout the centuries. This course has a strong interdisciplinary component, and by focusing on questions related to gender, race and ethnicity, (national) identity, and religion we will analyze in how far the various depictions and (self-)representations were/are aimed at reinforcing, questioning, subverting and/or transgressing established boundaries and social taboos.
HILA
Early Latin American & Caribbean History
Instructor: C. Black
Time: T/Th 11:10 Am – 12:25 PM
Location: HSS 123
Description: Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean from pre-colonial period through independence era. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Latin American and Caribbean Studies 251.) Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC).
HIME 366

History of the Middle East and Islamic World, 600 – 1050

Instructor: A. Vacca

Time: T/TH  11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description:

HIST 261
001:
Instructor: C. Sanft
Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM
Location: STRONG 101

013:
Instructor: TBA
Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Location: TBA


014:
Instructor: TBA
Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Location: TBA


015:
Instructor: TBA
Time: MWF 3:15 PM – 4:05 PM

Location: TBA


Description: Historical survey of world civilization – origins to 1500. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC).
HIST 262
001:
Instructor: S. Wu
Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: McClung Museum 63


002:
Instructor: TBA
Time:MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: TBA


003:
Instructor: TBA
Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11: AM

Location: TBA


004:
Instructor: TBA
Time:MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Location: TBA


Description: Historical survey of world civilization – 1500 to present. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC).
HIST 311
Instructor: M. Gillis
Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM
Location: TBA
Description: Formation of medieval society, culture and institutions, 500-1000. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 309.)
HIST 314
Instructor: R. Bast
Time: T/TH 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM
Location: TBA
Description: Traditionally seen as transition from Middle Ages to modern era. Cultural, social, economic, political, and intellectual developments. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 314.)
MRST 201
001:
Instructor: TBA
Time: T/Th 9:40 AM – 10:55 AM

Location: Dabney-Buehler Hall 300


002:
Instructor: TBA
Time:T/Th 12:40 PM – 1:55 PM

Location: TBA


Description: Introduction to basic themes in the medieval experience approached from interdisciplinary points of view and including philosophy and religion, art and architecture, language and literature, and social and political history. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC).
MRST 309
Instructor: M. Gillis
Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM
Location: TBA
Description: Formation of medieval society, culture and institutions, 500-1000. Writing-emphasis course. (See History – Europe 311.)
MRST 314
Instructor: R. Bast
Time: T/Th 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM
Location: TBA
Description: Traditionally seen as transition from Middle Ages to modern era. Cultural, social, economic, political, and intellectual developments. Writing-emphasis course. (See History – Europe 314.)
MRST 405
Instructor: L. Howes
Time:T/TH 11:10 Am – 12:15 PM
Location: TBA
Description: Reading and analysis of a selection of literary works from the Old and Middle English period, as well as some continental texts; most will be read in modern English translation, and no previous knowledge of Middle English is required. Writing-emphasis course. (See English 401.) (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
MUSC 210 History of Western Music: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque

001:

Instructor: R. Golden

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: HMC 25


002:

Instructor: R. Golden

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: HMC 25

PHIL 320 & PHIL 327 (Honors) Ancient Western Philosophy

Instructor: C. Shaw

Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Description: TBA

SPAN 334 Hispanic Literature: Beginnings – 1700

Instructor: G. Kaplan

Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Main writers, trends, stylistic periods and artistic movements in Spain and Spanish America up to 1700 set against a broad background of cultural, socio-political and historical developments. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Latin American and Caribbean Studies 334.) (RE) Prerequisite(s): 323. (RE) Corequisite(s): 330.

SPAN 489 Hispanic Civilization

Instructor: L. Gonzalez

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 Am

Location: TBA

Description: Analysis of major trends, issues and/or movements in the civilizations of Spain and Spanish America. Political, literary, and cultural perspectives dealing with topics from the Middle Ages to the present day may be explored. Writing-emphasis course. Repeatability: May be repeated with consent of department. Maximum 6 hours. (RE) Prerequisite(s): 323 and 330. Comment(s): Requires completion of major or minor requirements in 332, 333, 334.

WOM 384 Gender & Sexuality in Greece and Rome

Instructor: J. Westerhold

Time: T/Th 3:40 PM – 4:55 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Examines Greek and Roman views of gender roles and sexuality. Evidence from literature, epigraphy, and material culture is used to consider what the ideals of behavior were for Greek and Roman women and men, what constituted deviation from these ideals, and how ‘real’ Greeks and Romans may actually have behaved. Writing-emphasis course. (See Classics 384.)

 

 

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