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Living Text

Designed for repeat attendees at the summer Conventiculum Bostoniense, this course engages students in intensive study of a single classical or medieval Latin text, incorporating both traditional pedagogical approaches (grammar-translation method, study of relevant scholarship) and active learning methodologies (especially those that build competence in oral and written production of Latin, such as oral paraphrase, contextual discussion, Socratic questioning, written response and rephrasing). For a significant portion of class time, students work in small groups to compose and perform a play whose content accurately reflects the style, themes and literary, historical, and cultural contexts of the text studied in the course. This text varies each summer. Each student also completes an indiv

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4633
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/08/2015 - 12/14/2015
Capacity: 10
Enrolled: 0
Status: Open
Credits: 2/3
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2016 Summer

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01Z 1439
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Barrios-Lech,Peter SALEMST
Session: Cont. Education Session 8
Class Dates: 07/26/2016 - 08/03/2016
Capacity: 15
Enrolled: 2
Status: Open
Credits: 2/3
Class Notes:  Ovid Metamorphoses Designed for repeat attendees of the Conventiculum Bostoniense or other spoken Latin programs, this course engages the participants in intensive study of the Latin of the Augustan-era elegiac poet Publiu|
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