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MGR MODERN GREEK PROGRAM


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Given by Members of the Department of Classics

MODERN GREEK (B.A.)

Consult Department of Classics.

Minor program: R04111 (4 full courses or their equivalent)
1. Three courses in MGR including at least one at the 300-level
2. One course in CLA/DRM 260H/GRK/FAH (ancient Greek art)/MGR/NMC (Hellenistic Greek)/PHI/PHL (Greek philosophy)

MODERN GREEK COURSES

(see Section 4 for Key to Course Descriptions)

For Distribution Requirement purposes, all MGR courses are classified as HUMANITIES courses.

NOTE The Department reserves the right to place students before OR during the academic session into the course appropriate to their language skills.

MGR100Y
Introductory Modern Greek 104L

An intensive introduction to Modern Greek.
Exclusion: MGR150Y/190Y/OAC in Modern Greek

MGR245Y
Intermediate Modern Greek (formerly MGR 246H and 247H) 78S

A course designed for students with some command of the language. Vocabulary building; study of grammar and syntax; compositional skills, leading to the study of a prose literary work.
Exclusion: High school diploma from Greece
Prerequisite: MGR100Y/OAC in Modern Greek/equivalent grounding in Modern Greek

MGR301H
Modern Greek Poetry I 39S

Greek poetry 1830-1930. Selected readings from the poetry of Dionysios Solomos and others, up to Costas Karyotakis.
Prerequisite: MGR245Y/equivalent grounding in Modern Greek

MGR302H
Modern Greek Prose I 39S

Greek prose from the end of the 19th century to 1930.
Prerequisite: MGR245Y/301H

MGR320H
Twentieth Century Greek History 39S

A survey of twentieth century Greek history to 1967, which provides the historical, political and social background to the study of Modern Greek literature and theatre. Especially designed for students who intend to take MGR351H/352H/357H. Readings in Greek and English. (Offered in alternate years)
Prerequisite: MGR301H/302H/equivalent grounding in Modern Greek

MGR351H
Modern Greek Poetry II 39S

Greek poetry from 1930 to the present. A seminar course based on the reading of whole works of modern Greek poets; comparison and contrast with classical and modern (non-Greek) poets. (Offered in alternate years)
Prerequisite: MGR301H, 302H

MGR352H
Modern Greek Prose II 39S

Greek prose since 1930. (Offered in alternate years)
Prerequisite: MGR301H, 302H

MGR357H
Contemporary Greek Theatre 39S

A seminar course based on the reading of representative dramatists of contemporary Greece. (Offered in alternate years)
Prerequisite: MGR301H, 302H

MGR428Y/429Y Independent Study
TBA

Prerequisite: One 300-level credit in MGR; permission of the department

MGR430H/431H Independent Study
TBA

Prerequisite: One 300-level credit in MGR; permission of the department


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