Classical Studies: Modern Greek

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  • CAS CG 101: Modern Greek Language, Culture, and Literature
    This course develops students' awareness of Greek language, history, literature and culture. It focuses on contemporary life in Greece while paying attention to aspects of the past that are connected to Greek reality today. Taught in English. Effective Spring 2021, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Critical Thinking.
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
    • Critical Thinking
  • CAS CG 111: Beginning Modern Greek 1
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: For beginners only.
    Course may not be elected by anyone with previous study of modern Greek without consent of the department. Provides a basic reading knowledge of modern Greek (demotic) and introduces students to the spoken language. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • CAS CG 112: Beginning Modern Greek 2
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS CG 111; or equivalent.
    Review of grammar and syntax of modern Greek, reading in both prose and poetry, intensive oral practice. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • CAS CG 211: Intermediate Modern Greek 1
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS CG 112; or equivalent.
    Intensive review of modern Greek grammar and syntax and drill material from CAS CG 111 and 112. Development of advanced oral and reading skills. Reading in both prose and poetry, intensive oral practice. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • CAS CG 212: Intermediate Modern Greek 2
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS CG 211; or equivalent.
    Discussion in Greek on everyday themes. Development of reading skills through the analysis of contemporary texts. Analysis of contrasting modes of expression and their influence on separate national cultures in Greek and in English. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub areas: The Individual in Community, Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy.
    • The Individual in Community
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
  • CAS CG 350: The Modern Greek Short Story
    A study of Greek short fiction from its beginnings to the present with emphasis on its historical context and cultural ideologies. Close reading of Papadiamantis, Vizyenos, Myrivilis, Venezix, Nollas, Gritse-Milliex, and others. Conducted in English. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Critical Thinking.
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
    • Critical Thinking
  • CAS CG 357: Modern Greek Culture and Film
    Introduction to Greek cultural, social, historical, political, economic, and religious issues through a range of films that have reflected and shaped contemporary Greek society. Entertainment, education, popular culture, propaganda, and identity- and nation-building practices as reflected in Greek cinema. Also offered as CAS CI 378. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Aesthetic Exploration, Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Research and Information Literacy.
    • Aesthetic Exploration
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
    • Research and Information Literacy
  • CAS CG 491: Directed Study in Modern Greek
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: approval of the Academic Advising Center and the Department of Classical Studies.
    A directed study in Modern Greek.
  • CAS CG 492: Directed Study in Modern Greek
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: approval of the Academic Advising Center and the Department of Classical Studies.
    A directed study in Modern Greek.