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Faculty Profile

Scott Farrington

Associate Professor of Classical Studies (2014)

Contact Information

farrings@dickinson.edu

East College Room 107
717.254.8302

Education

  • B.A., Loyola University, 1993
  • M.F.A., University of Alaska, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder, 2008

2021-2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022

GREK 102 Beginning Attic Greek
All the fundamentals of Greek grammar and syntax as well as the acquisition of vocabulary. By the conclusion of the second semester students will be prepared to read classical authors in the original.Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent.

CLST 140 Ancient Worlds on Film
Cross-listed with FMST 210-02.

FMST 210 Ancient Worlds on Film
Cross-listed with CLST 140-01. An introduction to ancient Greek and Roman history and civilization (excluding mythology) through viewing popular films about this period and reading the historical and literary sources on which those films are based. The course focuses on the stories of remarkable men and women from antiquity, what those stories reveal Greek and Roman values and ideas, and ways to apply those insights critically to our own time.