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AIA lecture: "New Technologies and Architectural Insights on a 6th-century BCE Temple in Sicily"

Nov. 22, 2022

New Technologies and Architectural Insights on a 6th-century BCE Temple in Sicily Professor Philip Sapirstein Wednesday, November 30 at 7:00pm Paleontology Hall ( CU Museum of Natural History ) or via Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT This talk presents a recent digital and architectural restudy of...

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Spartans on the Capitol

Oct. 22, 2022

Spartans on the Capitol: Recent Far-Right Appropriations of Spartan Militarism and Their Historical Roots Professor Stephen Hodskinson (University of Nottingham) Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 6:00 p.m. | Eaton Humanities 250 Professor Hodkinson examines far-right appropriations of Sparta since Zack Snyder's 300 (2006), looking at their political and intellectual roots...

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Event: A celebration of Joy King, 1926-2022

Oct. 10, 2022

Friday, October 21 at 5:00pm Eaton Humanities 135 or via Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE This event will highlight and celebrate the many critical interventions that Professor Joy King made over the course of her illustrious career to the Department, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the...

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AIA lecture: "King Midas of the Golden Touch in Context: Death, Belief, Behavior, and Society in Ancient Phrygia"

Oct. 6, 2022

King Midas of the Golden Touch in Context: Death, Belief, Behavior, and Society in Ancient Phrygia Professor Beth Dusinberre Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00pm Paleontology Hall ( CU Museum of Natural History ) or via Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT The spectacular burial tumuli at Gordion...

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Fountain Lecture: "Eurydice, Mother of Philip II of Macedon, and the Power of Memory"

Aug. 8, 2022

Eurydice, Mother of Philip II of Macedon, and the Power of Memory Professor Elizabeth Carney Thursday, September 15, 7:00 p.m. on Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT Study of ancient Argead Macedonia used to focus nearly exclusively on Philip II and his son Alexander III the Great...

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Joy K. King, 1926-2022

May 31, 2022

It is with great sadness that the Department announces the passing of Professor Emerita Joy K. King, an extremely distinguished Classicist, an inspirational teacher, a visionary leader, and a critical contributor to the department and the University. Professor King - Joy - received her degrees from Knox College (BA 1947),...

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Department of Classics 2022 Commencement

April 27, 2022

Department of Classics University of Colorado Graduation 2022 Eaton Humanities Building 150 May 5th, 2022 noon-3:00 pm

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In the Press: Early Latin Poetry by Jackie Elliott

April 22, 2022

Jackie Elliott explores early Latin poetry in a new book ! This new publication by Jackie Elliott discusses the earliest Roman poetry we can trace, which dates to the late third and second centuries B.C.E. With the exception of Roman comedy, all poetry written at Rome during this period is...

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McClanahan Lecture: The Past in Fragments: Ennius’ Annals, Cato’s Origins, and the history of Rome

March 28, 2022

The Past in Fragments: Ennius’ Annals , Cato’s Origins , and the history of Rome Professor Jackie Elliott Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m. Hale Science Building Room 230 Free and Open to Public Download Poster ABSTRACT The early Roman poet Ennius (239 – 169 BCE) and his contemporary, the statesman...

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Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts (AIA lecture)

March 24, 2022

Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts Dr. Jeremy Hartnett (Wabash College) Thurs. Apr. 14, 2022 at 7pm Eaton Humanities 1B80 [New Location] Register Here When we think of Roman cities, it is tempting to conjure images of temples, baths, and amphitheaters. This talk storms into the narrow streets...

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