Fall 2014

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
ARCH 110-01 Archaeology and World Prehistory
Instructor: Maria Bruno
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ANTH 110-01.
0830:MWF   DENNY 313
ARCH 120-01 Greek Art & Archaeology
Instructor: Christofilis Maggidis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ARTH 205-03 and CLST 221-01. A survey of the archaeology of ancient Greece from ca. 4000 to 323 B.C. Particular attention is devoted to the development of Greek civilization and culture as seen through architecture, art, pottery and town planning.
0900:TR   DENNY 317
ARCH 140-01 Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Instructor: Christofilis Maggidis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ARTH 205-04. A general introduction to the art and archaeology of ancient Egypt from the pre-dynastic period to the Hellenistic era, focusing mainly on the archaeological record of the Old, Middle, and New Kingdom. The course includes a survey of public architecture (temple, palatial, funerary) and domestic/secular architecture, sculpture, wall-paintings and reliefs, metalwork, seal-stones, faience/ivory-carving, and pottery, complemented with a comparative study of typological, iconographical, stylistic, and technical aspects and developments. Special emphasis is given to historical developments and the archaeological evidence for the complex political, socio-economic, and cultural evolution of ancient Egypt, including urbanization and centralization of government, administration and writing (hieroglyphics), social hierarchy and craft specialization, ancient environment and technology. Religion, mythology, and literature are also explored, as well as historical sources, relative and absolute chronology, military power and expansionism, diplomacy, international dynamics and trade contacts, and the legacy and impact of ancient Egypt on the modern world. Course content will also include visits to archaeological collections and/or museums and educational CD-ROMs and videos.
1030:TR   DENNY 317
ARCH 218-01 Geographic Information Systems
Instructor: James Ciarrocca
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ENST 218-01 and ERSC 218-01.
0930:MWF   KAUF 185
1330:F   KAUF 186
ARCH 262-01 South American Archaeology
Instructor: Maria Bruno
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ANTH 262-01 and LALC 262-01.
1130:MWF   DENNY 103
ARCH 500-01 Archaeology of North American Farmsteads: A Study at Camp Michaux
Instructor: Maria Bruno
Course Description:
 
ARCH 500-02 Relationship Between Archaeologists and Native American Groups
Instructor: Maria Bruno
Course Description: