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McClanahan Lecture: Death and Transfiguration

Oct. 25, 2021

Dr. Lansford shares about an unlikely witness to the tremendous cycles of collapse and recovery, death and renewal that have transformed central Rome beyond recognition down the centuries.

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Colorado Classics Day 2021

Sept. 25, 2021

Please join us for Colorado Classics Day on September 25th!

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McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Announcement 2021

Classics Grad Students! Compete for this year's McClanahan Prize! Deadline is September 20th.

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Congratulations Summer Graduates!

Please join us in congratulating our Summer Graduates, Florencia Foxley (PhD) and Kate Johnson (MA)!

Painting of the Reconstruction Of The Acropolis AndAreopagus In Athens by Leo Von Klenze

Learning From the Past: Classics and the Contemporary World

May 25, 2021

May 25th - Celia M. Fountain Webinar - Explore contemporary political and social issues, including the nature of populism and authoritarianism and the treatment of disenfranchised groups, through the lens of ancient Athens and its extraordinary democracy.

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Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations to all of our 2021 Classics graduates in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021!

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McClanahan Lecture: Cracking a Late Bronze Age Code

April 15, 2021

Dr. Nakassis will review how the decipherment of Linear B happened and what insights it continues to provide to scholars of early Greece, almost 70 years after Michael Ventris’ magnificent discovery.

Bocklin's painting of the cyclops, polyphemus battling Odysseus

McClanahan Lecture: Nobody's Monster

Feb. 18, 2021

Dr. Callier explores the Cyclops' appearances from archaic Greece to the early Roman Empire. Thursday, February 18th at 7pm.

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McClanahan Essay Prize: Maternal Dreams

Feb. 4, 2021

Our 2020 McClanahan Essay Prize winner, Florencia Foxley, discusses the power of Maternity in ancient Greek literature. Thursday, February 4th at 5pm.

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Horace: A Life

Dec. 6, 2020

Professor Newlands shares what it's like to teach Horace during the pandemic on an Irish radio show!

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