CANES Courses

The language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece, Rome, and the ancient Near East are the primary subjects of study in the Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at UW–Madison. Our department and its affiliated faculty offer language instruction in Greek, Latin, and Biblical Hebrew, as well as courses in literature in translation, civilization and society, art and archaeology, history, philosophy, and political science. Our course offerings include everything from mythology and ancient religions to sex and gender and even monsters.

Spring 2022

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Classics

Classics 205: Greek and Latin Origins of Medical Terms

Classics 227: Introduction to Biblical LiteratureChontel Syfox

Classics 304: The Art and Archaeology of Ancient RomeWilliam Aylward

Classics 322: The Romans – Alex Dressler

Classics 361: Sex and Power in Greece and RomeAlex Dressler

Classics 370: Classical MythologyWilliam Aylward

Classics 373: Deep River: Africana Approaches to Biblical InterpretationJeremy Hutton

Classics 488: Greeks, Romans and the Natural EnvironmentWilliam Brockliss

Classics 591: Undergraduate Seminar: Approaches to the Classical World

Classics 900: Advanced Seminar in Theory and MethodologyChontel Syfox

Greek

  • Greek 104: Second Semester Greek – Jeffrey Beneker
  • Greek 306: Intermediate Greek (4th semester)
  • Greek 511: Hesiod – Jeffrey Beneker

Latin

Latin 104: Elementary Latin (2nd semester)

Latin 204: Introduction to Latin Literature (4th semester) – Vanessa Schmitz-Siebertz

Latin 302: Latin Literature Of The Roman Empire (6th semester)

Latin 391: Elementary Intensive Latin (1st & 2nd semesters)

Latin 539: Tacitus – Grant Nelsestuen

Fall 2021

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Classics

Greek

  • Greek 103: Elementary Ancient Greek (1st semester) – Chontel Syfox
  • Greek 305: Intermediate Ancient Greek (3rd semester) – James McKeown
  • Greek 512: Greek Lyric Poets – William Brockliss

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Latin

  • Latin 103: Elementary Latin (1st semester)
  • Latin 203: Intermediate Latin (3rd semester) – Vanessa Schmitz-Siebertz
  • Latin 301: Latin Literature of the Roman Republic – Grant Nelsestuen
  • Latin 524: Roman Novel – Alex Dressler

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Summer 2021

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Classics

Spring 2021

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Classics

Graduate students only

  • Classics 970: Greek and Roman Epic – Will Brockliss

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Greek

  • Greek 104: Second Semester Greek – Hanna Golab
  • Greek 306: Intermediate Greek (4th semester) – James McKeown
  • Greek 551: Attic Orators – Jeffrey Beneker

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Hebrew Bible

  • Hebrew-Bible 104: Elementary Biblical Hebrew, II (2nd semester) – Jesse Pruett
  • Hebrew-Bible 324: Intermediate Biblical Hebrew, II (4th semester) – Jesse Pruett

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Latin

Latin 104: Elementary Latin (2nd semester) – Daniel Bennett & Marina Grochocki

Latin 204: Introduction to Latin Literature (4th semester) – Vanessa Schmitz-Siebertz

Latin 302: Latin Literature Of The Roman Empire (6th semester)

Latin 391: Elementary Intensive Latin (1st & 2nd semesters) – Ximing Lu

Latin 520: Drama – Alex Dressler

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Fall 2020

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Classics

Greek

Hebrew Bible

Latin