Morris is ok. Her lectures are not the best in the world, but I also don't remember them being painfully boring--I only fell asleep once or twice. There is a lot of reading, but not all of it is "mandatory" and a lot of it is interesting. Overall, it's a pretty easy class, if you get the right TA. The midterm and final were easy because she gives you a list of things you need to know beforehand. She lists out ALL of the slides and vocab that will be on the tests, and even gives you the page numbers of the things you should read again. Basically, it's just memorization. The papers are not bad either. The topis are not dry and are straight fwd. Not too hard--I got As on both of them. BUT, you should check with your TA first to see what he/she is looking for, because A LOT of people were shocked with their first grade. I'd recommend the class... it's an interesting and easy way to get rid of a GE.
Spring 2021 - This professor clearly has such a depth of knowledge in every topic she discusses, which is makes for really interesting lectures that bring in a lot of different topics both related to and seemingly not related to classics. That said, because of her years of experience, her lectures aren't the most organized in the world, though she does post slides after the lecture, which are helpful. I think she's really lenient, grading wise. Your grade is two 6-7 page essays (one on material culture, the other politics related, you choose the prompt most interesting to you as long as you do one of each) a take-home final, and an attendance and participation points boost. I'm pretty sure she doesn't give out anything lower than an A- on principle, because my first essay was pretty crap (and she told me haha) and she still gave me a 90%. That said, do actually try on the essays, because the more you get into them, the more rewarding they are. Also, I'd encourage you to participate in class, because it was really easy not to over zoom and I felt bad for just sitting in silence and having her try to fill the void. Good class, interesting professor. Don't freak out about all the readings in the ccle, most of them are optional.