This course fulfills the Humanities 200-level General Education requirement at the American University of Rome, which requires a minimum of 4000 words of writing. In addition to the assignments below, students are expected to participate regularly in in-class an/or online discussion.
Weekly on Thursdays
Choose a meaningful quotation from one of the assigned readings and respond to a series of questions relating the reading to the contexts of the course. 250-500 words per week.
Weekly on Sundays
Respond to one of several prompts focusing on the primary texts of the week. Students may focus on the ancient primary texts or their sequential art adaptation. 500-750 words per week.
July 31, 2020
A final essay or creative project of the student's choosing (in consultation with the instructor). Students will briefly present their projects to the class on the last day of the course. 1500-2000 words.