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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 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

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 3:35 PM – 4:25 PM

Location: TBA


002:

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Location: TBA


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

 
ARTH 422 Roman Art

Instructor: R. Darby

Time: MWF 1:25 PM – 2:15 PM

Location: AA 113

Description: Architecture, sculpture, and painting during the 1000+ years of Rome’s cultural dominance from the hyper-realism of the Republic, to Classical beauty of the Augustan age, and abstract symbolism in Late Antiquity. Considers how adaptations of earlier traditions such as the Greek and Etruscan and the diverse artistic heritages encompassed within the empire fused into something new and substantially different than what had come before.

ARTH 431 & MRST 432 & JST 432 Medieval Art West, 800 – 1400
Instructor: TBA

Location: AA 113

Western European art of the Dark Ages, Romanesque, and Gothic periods. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Judaic Studies 432; Medieval and Renaissance Studies 432.)

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

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

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.)

CLAS 111 Beginning Latin

001: T. Kopestonsky

Instructor:

Time: MWF 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

T 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA


002:

Instructor: R. Habib

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA


003:

Instructor: D. Bloy

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: D. Bloy

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: R. Habib

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 232 Archaeology/Art of Ancient Greece/Rome

001:

Instructor: B. Kopestonsky

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: WLS M307


001:

Instructor: B. Kopestonsky

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: WLS M307


002:

Instructor: B. Kopestonsky

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: WLS M307


003:

Instructor: B. Kopestonsky

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: WLS M307


004:

Instructor: B. Kopestonsky

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: WLS M307

Survey from the earliest human presence in the Mediterranean to the end of the Roman Empire (c. 200,000 BCE–476 CE). For prehistoric times, emphasis on material remains and anthropological theory used to recreate the cultures of the Minoans, Mycenaeans, Dark Age Greeks, and Etruscans. For the historical Greek and Roman periods, emphasis on developments in architecture, sculpture, vase painting, wall painting, mosaics, and minor arts. Relationship of art to society. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).

CLAS 251 Intermediate Latin I

001:

Instructor: R. Habib

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 PM

Location: TBA


002:

Instructor: R. Sklenar

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: TBA


003:

Instructor: R. Habib

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

Instructor: T. Kopestonsky

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. Westerhold

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

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 309 & HIST 303 History of the Roman Republic

Instructor: S. Collins-Elliott

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: TBA

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

CLAS 340 Greek and Roman Athletics

Instructor: M. Langdon

Time: T/TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM

Location: TBA

A survey of Greek and Roman athletic festivals and events, and the role of athletes in ancient society; special focus on the Olympic Games. Writing-emphasis course.

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 443 & ANTH 443 Archaeology/ Art Ancient Greece

Instructor: A. Van de Moortel

Time: T/TH 3:40 PM – 4: 55 PM

Location: TBA

Description: Survey of the archaeology and art of Greece and the Greek-speaking areas from the period of Dark Age villages through the rise of the polis, the Golden Age of Pericles, and the establishment of powerful Hellenistic kingdoms after the conquests of Alexander the Great (c. 1050–30 BCE). Achievements in architecture, sculpture, vase painting, and minor arts seen in the context of changes in society as well as developments in Greek philosophy and thought. Archaeological evidence for daily life, economy, and political institutions. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Anthropology 443.)

ENG 201 Brit Lit I: Beowulf – Johnson

001:

Instructor: S. Melton

Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: TBA


002:

Description: MANDATORY FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE

Instructor: H. Vaughan

Time: MWF 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

Location: TBA

 ENG 206 Introduction to Shakespeare

001:
Instructor: R. Addicott
Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM
Location: TBA

002:
Instructor: R. Addicott
Time: MWF 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: TBA


003:
Instructor: A. Welch
Time: MWF 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

Location: TBA


004:
Instructor: S. Murphy
Time: MWF 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM

Location: TBA


005:
Instructor: Sm Murphy
Time: T/TH 3:40 – 4:55

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: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM
Location: HSS 59
ENG 371
Instructor: S. MacKenzie
Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM
Location: TBA
ENG 401 & MRST 405
Instructor: L. Howes
Time: T/ TH 11:10 AM – 12:25 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. (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 405.) (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
ENG 404
001:
Instructor: A. Welch
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 12: 40 PM – 1:55 PM
Location: TBA
Description: MANDATORY FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE
HILA 255
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).
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).
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 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.
MRST 406 Chaucer

Instructor: M. Dzon

Time: T/TH 3:40 PM – 4:55 PM

Location: HSS 57

Description: Reading and analysis of the Canterbury Tales and Troylus and Criseyde in Middle English. (See English 402.) (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.

MRST 432 Medieval Art West, 800 -1400

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM

Location: AA113

Description:Western European art of the Dark Ages, Romanesque, and Gothic periods. Writing-emphasis course. (See Art History 431.)

MRST 452 The Art of Italy, 1250 – 1450

Instructor: TBA

Time: MWF 9:05 AM – 9:55 AM

Location: AA113

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. (See Art History 451.)

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: A. Ayo

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. Cano

Time: MWF 8:00 AM – 8:50 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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