2017 Winter School Subject List

Greek and Roman Myth (ANHS1602) - Applications Closed

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Classics and Ancient History
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1)  Billy Kennedy - William.Kennedy@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1)  Billy Kennedy - William.Kennedy@sydney.edu.au
(2) Associate Professor Julia Kindt - julia.kindt@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 28 Nov 2016 
End Date: 14 Dec 2016 
Capacity: 200 
Status: Applications Closed 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 21 Nov 2016 
Census date: 03 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 03 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.

Description

Stories about Greek and Roman gods, heroes, and monsters occupy an important place in Western culture. Greco-Roman mythology is the fount of inspiration for masterpieces of art, music, and literature. This unit examines these enduring ancient narratives, symbols, and mythical ideas in their historical, cultural and religious context. Learn about the manifold meanings of myth, its transformations and transgressions, its uses and abuses from antiquity to the present day.

Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%), tutorial quizzes )15%), 1 x 1500 word paper (35%), 1 x 2hr exam (40%).

Timetable

Start Date: 28 Nov 2016     End Date: 14 Dec 2016

Lectures:
Carslaw 361
Mon 28 NOV 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Tue 29 NOV 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Wed 30 NOV 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Thu 01 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Fri 02 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs

Mon 05 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Tue 06 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Wed 07 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Thu 08 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Fri 09 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs

Mon 12 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Tue 13 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Wed 14 DEC 2016 - 10:00-12:00 hrs
Tutorials:
Carslaw 361
Mon 28 NOV 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Tue 29 NOV 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Wed 30 NOV 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Thu 01 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Fri 02 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs

Mon 05 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Tue 06 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Wed 07 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Thu 08 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Fri 09 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs

Mon 12 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Tue 13 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Wed 14 DEC 2016 - 14:00-15:00 hrs
Final Exam:
Carslaw 351
Fri 16 DEC 2016 - 08:50-12:00 hrs

Texts

B.Powell, Classical myth, 8th ed. Prentince Hall 2014