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Members: Assoc. Dean Michael Brown, Michael Enright, Charles Fantazzi, John Given, Laura Mazow, Anthony Papalas, Megan Perry, Jonathan Reid, Frank Romer, Benjamen Saidel, John Stevens, Michael Teske, David Wilson-Okamura and Tricia Wilson-Okamura

Members Present: C. Fantazzi, J. Given, A. Papalas, M. Perry, J. Reid, F. Romer, J. Stevens, D. Wilson-Okamura, T. Wilson-Okamura

Meeting #1, November 18, 2008, held in Bate 3321, 3:30-4:30 pm

Agenda Item 1. Election of Officers.

Prof. Stevens stepped down as Director.  Prof. Given was elected unanimously as chair.  Prof. Stevens was elected unanimously as secretary.

Agenda Item 2. Guest Lectures

The committee discussed possible speakers for 2008-09.

Agenda Item 3. Curriculum

Profs. Given and Stevens are teaching CLAS 4000 on Ancient Philosophical Literature in the spring semester.  Prof. Peter Green is returning this spring as Whichard Chair in the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department.  He will teach LATN 3700 on the Special Topic of Catullus (in Latin).

Agenda Item 4. Student Theses

Shan Newton updated progress on his thesis on the place of music in the ancient polis as represented in Plato's Republic.  The committee offered suggestions for focusing the project into a workable parameter.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.


CLAS 1300 38
CLAS 2000 36
CLAS 2220 20
CLAS 2500 24
CLAS 3460 74
CLAS 4523 1
GRK 1001 10
GRK 1003 5
GRK 3001 1
LATN 1001 42
LATN 1003 10
LATN 3001 2
LATN 4001 1
Total 264

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.