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2017 Fountain Symposium

March 4, 2017

Continuity and Change in Late Antiquity

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Summer Online Greek - 2017

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 ( reitzammer@colorado.edu ) http://www.facebook.com/ClassicalGreekOnlineAtCU www.colorado.edu/classics/ No affiliation with the...

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McClanahan Lecture: Forgotten Cities

Feb. 22, 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...

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Grad Colloquium: Transgressive Language in the Ancient World

Feb. 3, 2017

Transgressive Language in the Ancient World Keynote Address by Dr. Amy Richlin, UCLA “The Rise of the Low: Classics and the Study of the Abject” February 3-4, 2017 The University of Colorado Boulder Classics Graduate Colloquium seeks papers from current graduate students addressing how the taboo, censorship, profanity, obscenity, or...

Andy Cain wins College Scholar Award

Jan. 17, 2017

Andy Cain has won a College Scholar Award that will allow him to extend his autumn 2017 sabbatical through spring 2018, as he completes his current major research project, Jerome’s Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles: Their Sources, Methods, and Influence (to be submitted to Oxford University Press). Many congratulations to Andy!

Statement from the Classics Department

Dec. 21, 2016

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Winner of McClanahan Essay Prize - Elizabeth Deacon

Nov. 30, 2016

Congratulations to Elizabeth Deacon , winner of this year’s Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize. Elizabeth is fourth-year PhD student working on Apuleius. She receives the $1500 prize for her essay “Diotima and Isis: The Platonic Model behind the Metamorphoses ’ Eleventh Book”. She will present her essay as...

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Eliminating Classics - An Open Letter to SUNY

Nov. 22, 2016

Gregory A. Petsko writes about why he, a scientist at another university, is alarmed by planned cuts in foreign language programs.

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McClanahan Lecture Series - NOV 16

Nov. 16, 2016

McClanahan Lecture Series Revisiting the Column of Trajan presented by Associate Professor Diane Conlin Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7PM in HUMN 150


Doctoral Consortium in Literatures and Cultures

Nov. 14, 2016

In an effort to recruit the most talented students, the University of Colorado Boulder will fundamentally restructure the support for doctoral studies in its six literature PhD programs with the new Consortium of Doctoral Studies in Literatures and Cultures. Students accepted into the consortium programs will be guaranteed five years...