Fall 2023 - HUM 314 D100
Greek Art and Archaeology (4)
Class Number: 4600
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Sep 6 – Oct 6, 2023: Tue, Thu, 12:30–2:20 p.m.
Oct 11 – Dec 5, 2023: Tue, Thu, 12:30–2:20 p.m.
Prerequisites:One of the following courses: ARCH 100, ARCH 201, HS 100, HS 231, HS 232, HS 277, HIST 277 or by permission of the instructor.
Introduces the major Greek archaeological sites from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period through a chronological and historical survey of Greek art and architecture. Examines the ways in which ancient Greeks used and interacted with their material remains and how they relate to their social, cultural, religious, and political practices and institutions. Students with credit for HS 312 or ARCH 312 cannot take this course for further credit. Students with credit for ARCH 321 under the title "Select Regions in World Archaeology I: Greece" may not take this course for further credit.
This course introduces students to the major Greek archaeological sites from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period, through a chronological and historical survey of their art and architecture. Emphasis is placed on the history of the excavations and the individuals who played a part in the shaping of the field, as well as the manner in which ancient Greeks used and interacted with their material remains. This is achieved through a series of case studies, which discuss each of the sites and their monuments in relation to the social, cultural, religious, and political practices and institutions that were associated with them. Special interest is also given to the evolution of Greek town planning, as well as Greek settlements in the diaspora (Near East and Magna Graecia).
- Participation 10%
- Weekly Summaries/Activities 15%
- Paper Proposal and Bibliography 20%
- Midterm 25%
- Final Paper 30%
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Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the university community. Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the university. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the university. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html
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