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Ivana Petrovic

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Classics
Office location and address
B006
20 South Lawn
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Biography

I was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia, where I have obtained a Diploma in Classics. For my PhD, I went to Germany, first to Heidelberg, and then to Giessen University, where I received my PhD in 2004. I taught at Giessen University for three years, and at Durham University for ten years, before coming to UVA in 2016.

GREE 2010: Intermediate Greek I
Credits: 3
Xenophon and Plato. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: GREE 1010-1020.
CLAS 2040: Greek Mythology
Credits: 3
Introduces major themes of Greek mythological thought; surveys myths about the olympic pantheon and the legends of the heroes. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
GREE 2240: The New Testament II
Credits: 3
Selections from the Epistles. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.vvirginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: GREE 1010-1020 or equivalent.
CLAS 2559: New Course in Classics
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of classics. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
GREE 3030: Advanced Reading in Greek
Credits: 3
Reading of a comedy and a related prose work. Weekly exercises in writing Greek. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: GREE 2020.
GREE 3040: Advanced Reading in Greek
Credits: 3
Readings in Greek from Homer's Odyssey. Offered in alternate years. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/. Prerequisite: GREE 3010 or 3030.
CLAS 3559: New Course in Classics
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of classics. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
GREE 4998: Greek Distinguished Majors Thesis Research
Credits: 3
Independent research under direction of a faculty member leading to writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis or comparable project
GREE 4999: Greek Distinguished Majors Thesis Writing
Credits: 3
Writing of Distinguished Majors thesis or comparable project. Prerequisite: GREE 4998
GREE 5230: Survey of Hellenistic Poetry
Credits: 3
This survey focuses on the evolution of Greek literature during the Hellenistic period, and will focus on a study of the texts and their cultural and historical contexts. There will be reports, quizzes, midterm, and a final exam or a paper.
GREE 5559: New Course in Greek
Credits: 1–4
New course in Greek. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
LATI 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
CLAS 9995: Dissertation Seminar
Credits: 3
A team-taught seminar that works by stages towards a complete first draft of the dissertation prospectus. Students will take the seminar during their sixth semester of study; instructors will be the dissertation directors of those students. Each student will register under the name of the director.
LATI 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
GREE 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.
GREE 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/classics/.