From the wrath of Achilles to the Golden Bough, this class examines how ancient civilizations used mythology to make sense of their world. Students develop skills in literary and contextual analysis while investigating the intellectual traditions of myth and its role in intercultural exchange. The class also focuses on how the study of the ancient world can help us understand and appreciate our own modern mythologies. Taught in English.
GLAM 100 B1
Course Number (Cross Listing 1)
CRIS 142 B1
Hadavas, Constantine T.
Course Format Description
At least one remote asynchronous meeting each week. Synchronous discussion sessions, including movie showings and art (“slide”) presentations 3-4x a week that require in-person attendance.