Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

CAMS 592: Proseminar

CAMS 592: Proseminar


Wheeler, Stephen


Tues, Thurs


1:35 - 2:50 P.M.


Sackett Bldg 320


Introduction to the history, research methods, historiography of modern scholarship on ancient Mediterranean studies. CAMS 592 Proseminar (3)The specific aim of this proseminar is to provide a foundation for scholarly work in the disciplines included within Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies. This proseminar will therefore introduce the student to the scope and nature of the ancient evidence (literary, documentary, material [archaeological], the history and historiography of modern study of that evidence and the ways in which research methodologies and techniques have evolved. In addition, the proseminar will introduce students to the nature of contemporary academic presentation and publishing, thereby to assist them in preparing research papers for scholarly dissemination.