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HUMA 1600

HUMA 1600, "Readings from Western Cultures," is offered every fall semester to first-year students. HUMA 1600 meets five days a week.  Invited lecturers speak on assigned readings and students participate in writing workshops and classroom discussions.

Fall 2019 Texts

  1. Homer. Iliad. Tr. Stanley Lombardo. Hackett 1997. ISBN 9780872203525. 
  2. Sappho. Poems. [available on TLEARN]
  3. Aeschylus. Oresteia. Tr. Peter Meineck. Hackett 1998. ISBN 9780872203907. 
  4. Thucydides. On Justice, Power, and Human Nature. Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War. Tr. Paul Woodruff. Hackett 1993. ISBN 9780872201682. 
  5. Plato. The Trial and Death of Socrates (3rd ed.). Tr. G. M. A. Grube, rev. John M. Cooper. Hackett 2001. ISBN 9780872205543. 0
  6. Virgil. The Aeneid. Tr. Stanley Lombardo. Hackett 2005. ISBN 9780872207318. 
  7. Apuleius. The Golden Ass, Or, A Book of Changes. Tr. Joel C. Relihan. Hackett 2007. ISBN 9780872208872. 
  8. William Shakespeare. Julius Caesar. Eds. Barbara Mowat and Paul Werstine. Folger Shakespeare Library. Simon & Schuster, 2004. ISBN-10: 9780743482745. 

Course Schedule

MWF:  11:30-12:20
TR: 11:20-12:35

Seminar: Wed, Fri 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Writing Workshop: Mon 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., Thu 11:20 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Lecture: Tue 11:20 a.m. - 12:35 p.m., CGC 126 (Chapman Auditorium)