Dr. Bridget Langley has a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Washington. Before arriving at the University of Arizona, she taught at the University of Washington and the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include Latin poetry; environmental humanities; Roman art and architecture; and Roman topography. She also has been a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome.
This course will focus on the history and structure of words including the use of Greek and Latin roots in the formation of technical terms in medicine and the sciences. Elements of word formation (prefixes, suffixes, and bases) will be intensively studied so that the words can by systematically analyzed and broken down into their component parts. Excellent preparation for standardized tests such as the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT.
The myths, legends, and folktales of the Greeks and their origins. All readings in English.
Topics in multiculturalism: transformation of the Roman Empire by diverse individuals and peoples all over the Mediterranean basin; centered on the second century C.E.