LIBERAL STUDIES 210: TOPICS IN WORLD CIVILIZATION -- ANCIENT GREECE


North Island College Winter 2014

Meeting Time: TH: 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Meeting PlaceTTB 104

Instructor: Dan Hinman-Smith

Office: Village G6

Office Phone:  334-5000, Extension 4024

Home Phone250-336-0238 

Web- Site for Course:  http://www.misterdann.com/contentsancientgreece.htm  

E-Mail: dan.hinmansmith@nic.bc.ca


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Tentative Seminar Schedule

WEEK1

Thursday, January 9

a)  Introduction

b)  Discussion: Eric Cline, Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction


WEEK 2

Thursday, January 16

a)  Discussion:  Euripides, "Iphigenia At Aulis"

Reading Assignment:


WEEK 3

Thursday, January 23

a)  Discussion:  Penguin Classics: Homeric Hymns


WEEK 4

Thursday, January 30

a)  Discussion:  Wroe, Orpheus -- The Song Of Life


WEEK 5

Thursday, February 6

a)  Video:  "Helen Of Troy" (2005) [120 minutes]


WEEK 6

Thursday, February 13

a)  Discussion:  Homer, Odyssey (Books 1-12)


Reading Break, February 17-21


WEEK 7

Thursday, February 27

a)  Discussion:  Homer, Odyssey (Books 13-24)


WEEK 8

Thursday, March 6

a)  Discussion:  Euripides, "The Bacchae"

b)  Video:  "The Bacchae," Invitation To World Literature (30 minutes) 

Reading Assignment:


WEEK 9

Thursday, March 13

a)  Discussion:  Taplin, Greek Fire

Optional Viewing:


WEEK 10

Thursday, March 20

a)  Video:  "The Greek Thing, " Ancient World With Richard Miles [60 minutes]


WEEK 11

Thursday, March 27

a)  Discussion:  Holland, Persian Fire


WEEK 12: 

Thursday, April 3

a)  Video:  "Athens -- The Dawn Of Democracy, " (2007) [120 minutes]


WEEK 13

Thursday, April 10

a)  Discussion:  Connelly, Portrait Of A Priestess


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