- Mailing Address:
- University of Missouri - Kansas City
- Classical and Ancient Studies Program
- Cockefair Hall 106
- 5100 Rockhill Road
- Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
- Jeff Rydberg-Cox, Professor, Departmentof English; Classical and Ancient Studies Program Director
- Elpida Anthan Instructor, Classical and Ancient Studies Program
- Cynthia Jones Instructor, Classical and Ancient Studies Program
- James Falls Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of history
- Affiliated Faculty:
- Virginia Blanton, Chair, Department of English
Robert Cohon, Research Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History; Curator of Ancient Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Laurie Ellinghausen, Associate Professor, Department of English
Linda Mitchell, Martha Jane Phillips Starr/Missouri Distinguished Professor of Women's and Gender Studies
Tina Niemi, Professor, Department of Geosciences
Ann Raab, Adjunct Lecturer
L. Mark Raab, Adjunct Lecturer
- Massimiliano Vitiello, Assistant Professor, Department of History
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Knowledge of Historical, Literary, Artistic, and Cultural Contexts
Students will be able to reproduce in broad outline the main periods of Ancient Mediterranean history, along with significant events and/or developments in each period. Students will also be able to demonstrate their awareness of basic literary, philosophical, social, and cultural developments that affect the interpretation of texts, artifacts, and historical events from cultures and across the Mediterranean.
2. Understanding of the Reception of the Ancient World
Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of at least one of the ways in which material from the Ancient Mediterranean World has been received and integrated into other later artistic, literary, historic, or cultural contexts.
3. Proficiency With Primary Sources
Students will be able to identify and articulate scholarly problems based on interaction with primary source materials from the ancient world. Students who elect to take Greek or Latin will demonstrate further proficiency working with primary source materials in the original languages.
4. Proficiency in Research Methods
Students will demonstrate knowledge of current research methods and contemporary sources and be able to describe current scholarly conversations about the ancient world.
5. Communication of Knowledge
Students will be able to communicate results of their work effectively to others in expository prose, oral presentations, or electronic media such as films or web pages.