Seán Easton teaches a range of language and culture courses in the Classics department, including an IEX course 'Reenacting Greek and Roman Rituals'. His areas of specialty include Latin Poetry, Ancient Epic, Classics and Film, Greece and Persia, Comparative Literature.
Seán is also director of the Peace Studies program. He regularly teaches 'Introduction to Peace Studies' in alternation with Mimi Gerstbauer. His areas of research include the pre-modern history of peace and non-violence, as well as cinematic representations of peace and conflict.
Seán also manages a blog ('Centuries Coexist'), dealing with the reception of ancient Greece and Rome in film and television. The link is here.
B.A. Oberlin College; M.A. & Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
CLA-201 (Ancient Greek History and Culture), CLA-398 (Honors Thesis), LAT-201 (Reading Latin Literature), and LAT-303 (Cicero and Sallust: The Fall of the Roman Republic)
|Synonym||Title||Times Taught||Terms Taught|
|CUR-100||Historical Perspective I||6||2014/FA, 2011/FA, and 2010/FA|
|CLA-101||Myth and Meaning||6||2009/SP|
|PCS-211||Introduction to Peace Studies||4||2015/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, and 2009/FA|
|LAT-302||Horace and the Roman Poets||4||2015/SP, 2013/SP, 2011/SP, and 2009/SP|
|CLA-399||Classics Capstone||3||2012/SP, 2010/SP, and 2008/SP|
|LAT-201||Reading Latin Literature||3||2009/FA, 2008/FA, and 2007/FA|
|LAT-303||Cicero and Sallust: The Fall of the Roman Republic||2||2011/FA and 2009/FA|
|CLA-398||Honors Thesis||2||2009/FA and 2008/FA|
|CLA-106||Greek and Roman Ritual||1||2008/JN|
|CLA-201||Ancient Greek History and Culture||1||2007/FA|