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Classicist tutors Julius Caesar actors on the potent rhetoric of Rome

June 27, 2017

Read about Tyler Lansford tutoring the Shakespeare festival’s Julius Caesar actors on the potent rhetoric of Rome here .Read more »

Andy Cain is promoted to full professor

June 27, 2017

The Department of Classics congratulates Andy Cain on his recent promotion to full professor.Read more »

2017 Student Award Winners

May 1, 2017

King-Hill Fellow in the Teaching of Latin: The King-Hill award was established o commemorate the work of Joy King, professor emerita and former chair of our department, and Barbara Hill, who for may years served as Latin program coordinator. This award is given to support a student pursing an MA... Read more »
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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 »
Andy Cain's book cover "The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century"

Andy Cain wins the 2017 Kayden Book Award

May 23, 2017

The winner of this year’s Kayden Book Award is Andy Cain, for his book, The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century (Oxford UP, 2016). The book revisits one of the foundational texts on fourth-century monasticism in Egypt. The committee cited the clarity of the... Read more »
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Sarah James: Corinth Excavations Archaeological Manual

April 28, 2017

The Department of Classics celebrates Sarah James’ first co-authored book, available in digital and print editions. This book represents the culmination of Dr. James’ twelve years working at Corinth.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 »
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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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