Roman Emperor Augustus from Narona, Croatia

Across a Narrow Sea: Ancient Greeks and Romans in the eastern Adriatic

Dec. 2, 2020

Often neglected by Classical scholars, the coastal region of Dalmatia in southern Croatia held significant appeal to the ancient Greeks and Romans for over a thousand years.

David Chu

Congratulations to David Chu!

Nov. 23, 2020

Please join us in congratulating doctoral student David Chu , who has won a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award from the Graduate School in recognition of how he has "risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic.” It is an honor richly deserved. David has been an...

Funerary inscription from Ara Pacis

Conlin wins Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Nov. 13, 2020

Our excellent colleague, Diane Conlin, has received the 2021 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Landscape of the Western Argolid region of Southern Greece

McClanahan Lecture: In the Shadow of Argos

Nov. 5, 2020

Come and hear how this area of Southern Greece has responded to the tides of 6000 years of inhabited history.

Historic photo of family at gravesite

Archaeology and Demography at Local Cemeteries

Oct. 28, 2020

Erin Baxter explores the history, demographics and archaeology of Colorado cemeteries and shares findings of CU-Boulder student-led research at the Colombia cemetery.

Diane Conlin

Congratulations to Diane Conlin!

Oct. 26, 2020

Diane Conlin Awarded Emeritus Status! The Department of Classics is delighted to announce that our colleague Diane Conlin has been awarded the title of Associate Professor Emerita by the College of Arts and Sciences, effective August 23 rd , 2020! This honor is well-deserved for Diane’s many contributions of every...

Trionfi di cesare

McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Announcement 2020

Oct. 12, 2020

Announcement of the 2020 Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Summary: Classics Graduate students are invited to submit essays to be judged by a committee of three faculty members. The writer of the essay judged to be the best will receive $1,500 and will present his or her essay...

Colorado Classics Day 2019

Colorado Classics Day 2020

Oct. 3, 2020

On Saturday October 3rd, the CU Boulder Department of Classics is proud to (virtually) host Colorado Classics Day, an educational outreach event connecting middle- and high-school students from across the state with faculty at Boulder and other colleges throughout Colorado. Students will learn fun facts about the ancient world, see how college Classicists teach their favorite subjects, and even get advice about majoring in Classics or pursuing it as a career!

Beth Dusinberre

Beth Dusinberre named CU Professor of Distinction

Sept. 28, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Professor Beth Dusinberre will be named a CU Professor of Distinction, an honorific title awarded by CU’s College of Arts and Sciences that is “reserved for scholars and artists of national and international distinction who are also recognized by their college peers as teachers...

Isabel Koster

Congratulations to Isabel Koster!

Aug. 26, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates Isabel Köster on her successful comprehensive review and reappointment! Isabel Köster (Ph.D. Harvard 2011) studies the history and literature of the Roman Republic and early Empire with a special interest in matters of religion. Her publications include articles and chapters on divine punishment, various aspects...

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