Carol G Thomas
Seminar on selected topics in ancient and medieval history, with special emphasis on preparation for field examinations. Topics vary according to interests of students and instructor.
History 590 seminars provide the opportunity for students to pursue their individual research within a collaborative environment. This offering has the goal of broadening the scope of those projects both in time and space as reflected in its title, "Studies in Ancient Mediterranean History." Students from any and all disciplines that have at least some of their ties with the Mediterranean region are welcome. In fact, an interdisicplinary perspective is one of the key features of the seminar.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Engagement in research related to the intent of the seminar.
Class assignments and grading
Seminar. Discussion of common elements of individual research and presentation of aspects of individual studies. Participation and advancement in one's own study are the bases of grades.