Courses Taught at the University of Washington

James J. Clauss

Classics Courses


Classics 102: Grammar and Syntax through Latin (2, 3)
Classics 122: Gateway to the Ancient Greco-Roman World (5)
  • Aristotle's Poetics: Oedipus Wrecks Tragedy (EFS 2003)
    Classics 210: Greek and Roman Classics in English (5)
    Lectures on Livy, Tacitus, Vergil, Ovid, Latin Lyric and Elegy, Origin of Latin Literature, Mycenaean Archaeology, Greek Lyric Poetry
    Classics 399: Study Abroad (3, 5)
  • Roman Topography and Architecture
  • The Athens of Socrates (UW Men's Basketball trip to Greece in August 2007)
    Classics/Comp. Lit. 424: The Epic Tradition (5)
    Classics 430: Greek and Roman Mythology in English (3)
    Classics 432: Classical Mythology in Film (3, 5)
    Classics 520: Graduate Proseminar
  • Greek and Latin Meter
  • Reading Greek and Latin
    Classics 520: Seminar
  • Greek and Roman Epigram: Posidippus and Martial
    Classics 540: Topics in Greek and Latin Literary History
  • Didactic Poetry in Greek/Latin Literature (5), Winter 2006, Summer 2010
    Classical Archeology 448: The Archeology of Italy (3)

    Greek Courses

    Greek 101, 102, 103: Elementary Greek (5, 5, 5)
    Greek 305, 306 : Attic Prose (5)
    Greek 307: Homer (5)
    Greek 415: Aristotle's Poetics (3)
    Greek 428: Imperial Greek Literature (5)
  • Readings from the Old and New Testaments
    Greek 442: Greek Drama (3)
  • Euripides' Medea
    Greek 444: Greek Drama (3)
  • Aeschylus' Agamemnon
    Greek 449: Epic
  • Homer's Odyssey (3)
    Greek 461: Early Greek Literature (5)
  • Hesiod
  • Homeric Hymns
    Greek 463: Hellenistic Greek Literature (3, 5)
  • Hellenistic Poetry
  • Readings from the Septuagint and New Testament
    Greek 500: Grammar and Composition
    Greek 520: Greek Seminar
  • Callimachus (5), Spring 1993
  • Apollonius (5), Winter 1999
  • Theocritus (5), Spring 2001

    Latin Courses

    Latin 101, 102, 103: Elementary Latin (5, 5, 5)
    Latin 305: Introduction to Latin Literature (5)
    Latin 306: Cicero and Ovid (5)
    Latin 307: Vergil (3, 5)
    Latin 310, 311: Latin Composition (2, 2)
    Latin 412: Lucretius (3)
    Latin 422: Livy (3)
    Latin 423: Cicero and Sallust (3)
    Latin 424: Tacitus (3)
    Latin 447: Roman Lyric (3)
    Latin 458: Roman Epic (3)
    Latin 462: Augustan Literature (3)
    Latin 463: Later Literature of the Empire (5)
  • Suetonius, Life of Augustus, Summer 1993, 2005
    Latin 465: Roman Topography and Monuments (5)
    Latin 502: Horace (5)
    Latin 506: Cicero (5)
  • De Republica and De Natura Deorum, Summer 2004
    Latin 510: Roman Historians (3, 5)
  • Sallust
  • Livy
    Latin 512: Augustan Poetry (3, 5)
    Latin 520: Latin Seminar (3, 5)
  • Ovid's Metamorphoses: Winter 1986
  • Vergil's Eclogues: Summer 1987; Summer 1992, Summer 1997, Spring 2002
  • Aesthetics of Translation in Roman Poetry: Spring, 1989
  • Vergil's Georgics: Autumn 1990, Autumn 1996, Summer 2003
  • Cicero's Letters: Summer 1994
  • Early Roman Epic: Summer 1995, Summer 2001, Spring 2010
  • Catullus: Summer 1999
    Latin 565: Seminar in Rome (5):
  • Horace's Satires, Spring, 1988
  • Lives of the Flavian Emperors, Spring 1990
  • Antonine Rome, Spring 1994
  • Suetonius' Life of Julius Caesar, Spring 1997

    Honors

  • H A&S 100: Introduction to Academic Disciplines
  • HONORS 210: Celluloid Myth: Puttin' on the Rex
  • HONORS 499: Norse Mythology and Northern European Folktales (UW Woman's Basketball team trip to Scandinavia, August 2011)

    General Studies

  • Gen St 197: The Nature of the Hero in Greek and Roman Epic (1) [Freshman Seminar] Autumn 2000
  • GIS 185: The Hero in Ancient Greece and Rome (5) [Early Fall Start] Autumn 2001
  • Gen St 105: Justice in Ancient Greek Literature (5) [Summer Bridge Program] Summer 2002
  • Gen St 391: Research Exposed [Lecturer]

    Upward Bound

  • The Ancient Classical Tradition, Summer 1998
  • The Ancient Hero, Summer 2004

    College of Education

  • EDUC 310 The Self in Transformation from Achilles to Malcolm X, Autumn 2011

    Participation on Dissertations

    Director

  • Melvin Thomas, Sunt Lacrimae Rerum: An Analysis of the Tragic Elements of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita (1991)
  • Alan Rawn, Tradition and Innovation in Apollonios' Characterization of Medea in the Argonautika (1993)
  • Lorina Quartarone, Locus ambiguus: from Otium to Labor in Vergil's Eclogues and Georgics (1996)
  • Lynn Napiorski, Petronius and the Greek Parodic Tradition (1996)
  • Jackie Murray, Polyphonic Argo (2005)
  • Marilyn Likosky, Representations of Women in Theocritus (2007)
  • Molly Herbert, "Almost Knowing How to Read:" Scribes as Creative Partners in Homeric Transmission (2009)
  • Robin Greene, Muse without Measure: Callimachus and the Greek Prose Traditions (2011)

    Reader

  • Cathy Callaway, The Oath in Epic Poetry (1990)
  • Kelly Osborne, The Peri Demosthenous of Didymos Grammatikos (1990)
  • Eric Nelson, The Presbeutikos of the Hippocratic Corpus: An Introduction with Text, Translation and Commentary (1992)
  • Tyler Lansford, Augustan Ideology and Religion in Livy's First Pentad (1992)
  • Richard Wright, Vesta: A Study on the Origin of a Godess and her Cultus (1995)
  • Daniel Curley, Metatheater: Heroines and Ephebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses (1999)
  • James Tolf, Patterns of Imagery in Ciceronian Invective (1999)
  • Burkhard Scherer, Mythos, Katalog und Prophezeiung: Studien zu den Argonautika des Apollonios Rhodios (Rijksuniversiteit Goningen, 2002)
  • Edwin McFall, Tragic Hero to Antichrist: Macbeth, the Oedipus Tyranus of the English Renaissance (2005)
  • Gary Martin, Textual Histories of Early Jewish Writings. Multivalences vs. the Quest for "the Original" (2007)
  • Kari R. Ceaicovschi, (Re)Constructing Cato Maior: A Literary Assessment of the Reception of Cato the Elder in the Works of Cicero, Livy, and Aulus Gellius (2008)
  • Jamie Volker, Caesarian Conflict: Portrayals of Julius Caesar in Narratives of Civil War (2012)