“From the Ashes: The Lost History of Aztec Ruins" - Dr. Baxter - April 26 poster

“From the Ashes: The Lost History of Aztec Ruins" - Dr. Baxter - April 26

April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 26 • 7–8:30 p.m. • Paleontology Hall Join Dr. Erin Baxter for a lecture concerning New Mexico’s Aztec Ruins, a 900-year old city-scape made up of exceptionally well-preserved great stone structures, massive roads, small houses, and enigmatic mounds. Thoroughly excavated by CU’s own Earl Morris a century ago,... Read more »
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Film Screening - April 26 - 5:30 PM

April 13, 2017

THE DESTRUCTION OF MEMORY Film Screening Wednesday, April 26 at 5:30pm in HUMN 1B50 Over the past century, cultural destruction has wrought catastrophic results for humanity, and has been steadily increasing. The Destruction of Memory looks at why this has happened, and how the push to protect and rebuild has... Read more »
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Jackie Elliott wins Humboldt fellowship for Berlin

April 10, 2017

Jackie Elliott is extremely grateful to be the recipient of a Humboldt fellowship for experienced researchers , which will take her to Berlin for the 2017-18 academic year. During that time, she will work on a relatively new project, on the second century satirist, Lucilius. You can read about the... Read more »
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Latin Summer Enrichment Program

March 21, 2017

June 19-23, 8:00 am - 11:30 am REGISTER: here Latin Summer Camp An Enrichment Program for 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders in the Greater Boulder Community WHERE: Eaton Humanities, CU Boulder main campus WHEN: June 19 - 23, 2017 TIME: 8:00 A.M to 11:30 A.M. WHO: Students who have completed... Read more »
Poster for CLAS 4110 and CLAS 1100 summer offered classes

Fill Your Summer With Ancient Gods and Heroes!

April 26, 2017

Greek and Roman Epic (CLAS 4110)– Summer Term A Greek Mythology (CLAS 1100) –Term A or Augmester CLAS 4110 – In this course, we will read the great epics of ancient Greece and Rome, including Homer’s works about the Trojan War, Apollonius’ Jason and the Golden Fleece, and the Roman... Read more »
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The Department of Classics welcomes Yvona Trnka-Amrhein

March 9, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Yvona Trnka-Amrhein will be joining the faculty in fall 2017. Yvona Trnka-Amrhein (Ph.D. Harvard 2013) studies Greek literature of the Hellenistic and Imperial periods, especially the novel, biography, and history. She is particularly interested in interactions between Greek, Latin, and Egyptian literature and culture... Read more »
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Summer 2017 Online Greek

Feb. 24, 2017

BEGINNING CLASSICAL GREEK ONLINE - SUMMER 2017 Introductory Greek 1 June 5 - July 7 Introductory Greek 2 July 10 - August 11 Tuition and Fees: $1588 ($3176 for both courses) Instructor: Sam Kindick For more information, contact Professor Lauri Reitzammer ( ) No affiliation with the... Read more »
Summer Course - Plato's Socrates and Ancient Science

Summer Course - Plato's Socrates and Ancient Science

Feb. 17, 2017

CLAS 3400 - PLATO’S SOCRATES AND ANCIENT SCIENCE Summer Session B 2017 What is “The Socratic Turn”? Why did Socrates repudiate the science of his predecessors? Does Socrates’ critique of ancient science have anything to teach us about modern science? INTERESTED? JOIN US DURING SUMMER B 2017! Join Paul Diduch... Read more »
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McClanahan Lecture Series - FEB 22

Feb. 7, 2017

Forgotten cities hidden in plain sight: archaeology and ancient landscapes in Greece presented by Professor Dimitri Nakassis Archaeology is usually associated with excavation, a process that brings the past into the present by peeling away layers, revealing ancient surfaces and structures along with their associated artifacts. In places like Rome... Read more »
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Fountain Symposium: Saturday, 4th March

Jan. 25, 2017

Continuity and Change in Late Antiquity Fifth Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium Saturday, March 4, 2017 British & Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Schedule of events for Saturday, March 4, 2017: 11:00 AM: Gillian Clark, Professor Classics and History, University of Bristol - Barbarian Scriptures? Augustine and the People with... Read more »