FIRST YEAR SEMINAR COURSE OFFERING
The Ancient World in Contemporary Imagination
Professor: J. Li
Course Code: FY-101-HS01
From national histories to museum installations to the Super Bowl half time show, the ancient world continues to play a role in contemporary society. These images and narratives of the past are creations that often reveal more about our present than our understanding of the past. This course examines how scholarly and popular visions of the ancient past are created, transmitted and used in contempory society from politics to popular culture.