CLS 395 - ST: Ancient Greek Sculpture

Advanced Special Topic: Ancient Greek Sculpture: Style, Context, and Ownership. Also listed as ARH-395-01. An interdisciplinary course exploring classical Greek sculpture: its ancient context, style, and function; its ownership in modern times and its place in museum culture. Students will engage in stylistic analysis of architectural marbles from the temple of Zeus at Olympia, the Parthenon in Athens, and the temple of Apollo at Bassae. The class will travel to London and Greece over spring break, conduct a public campus debate regarding ownership of antiquities, and write research papers. Prerequisite: ARH 103, ARH-195 (Museum Studies), CLS/GLS-242, CLS/ARH-248, ARH/CLS-250, CLS/HIS-255 or HIS-235. Students must also submit an application through ction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=37563. An interview may also be required. This course includes required travel to Greece and London over spring break. Students will be required to pay a $400 participation fee (most other required travel expenses will be covered). This fee will be added to the student tuition bill and is due by the first day of classes. If payment of this fee causes you financial concern, please contact Gretchen Zimmermann in the Financial Aid Office to discuss loan options to cover this additional cost for attendance.
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