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Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS)

CAMS 250U (GH;IL) Honors Classics in Literature and Film (3) This honors course explores the Classical Tradition as it thrives in the literature of later epochs and film.

CAMS 250U Honors Classics in Literature and Film (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

The Classics in Literature and Film has as its objective an exploration of the vital, continuing life of classical literature--its influence on the artistic production of later centuries and the ways in which ancient works re-emerge globally as modern literature and cinema whose verbal and visual rhetorical devices engage motifs and themes of recurring intercultural concern through the millennia. Readings include epic, drama and lyric poetry, all of which encompass global political,philosophical and artistic concerns. The demands of the course reading and film viewing require the strong engagement and critical acumen that should be a staple of students in the Honors College. CAMS 250U relates to programs of study in literature, film & classical studies.

General Education: GH
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Other Cultures and Humanities
Effective: Summer 2010

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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