CLAS 578 - The Edges of Empire: Archaeology of the Roman Provinces

Journey to the edges of empire as this course explores the archaeological remains of the Roman provinces. Topics will include the relationship between the Italian core and provincial periphery, the archaeological impact of Roman colonization, and the various local responses to imperial incorporation. Underpinning these topics will be the theme of globalization - the process of interaction and integration among the many diverse populations of the Roman world. By the end of the course, students will be able to draw connections between Rome and the provinces as well as between globalization in antiquity and the modern world. Graduate-level requirements include a presentation, write a book review, and a research paper.

Also Offered As
ANTH 578, ARH 578
Grade Basis
Regular Grades