Michael Roberts Talk

Birthday Poems

Oct. 16, 2019

“Narrating the Saints: Paulinus of Nola and the Beginning of Verse Hagiography.” Michael Roberts, Robert Rich Professor Emeritus Wesleyan University “Prof. Roberts will explore the Natalicia (Birthday Poems) of Paulinus of Nola, written in a continuous sequence between the years 395 and 407 for the annual festival of St. Felix...

Carole Newlands

Carole Newlands appointed University Distinguished Professor

Sept. 13, 2019

Friday, 13th September, the Regents of the University of Colorado appointed Professor Carole Newlands a University Distinguished Professor . The title "Distinguished Professor" is the highest honor that the University of Colorado bestows on its own faculty members. This title is extended to a very limited number of honorees chosen...

Aequora at Casey Middle School

May 23, 2019

The Boulder Classics Department now co-ordinates an Aequora site at Casey Middle School: using Aequora’s specially designed curriculum, we harness the classical languages’ power to improve literacy while making the ancient mediterranean world fun and accessible to students of all backgrounds. Students who take Latin routinely outperform their peers on...

Persian King bust

2019 Fountain Symposium

March 2, 2019

King and Kingship in Ancient Persia

Classics outreach at Casey Middle School

Classics Outreach at Casey Middle School

Feb. 19, 2019

The Boulder Classics Department now co-ordinates a Classics outreach program at Casey Middle School. Meeting once a week during an afterschool period, we harness the classical languages’ power to improve literacy while making the ancient Mediterranean world fun and accessible to students of all backgrounds. Students who take Latin routinely...

Portrait of Yvona Trnka-Amrhein in the woods

Yvona Trnka-Amrhein wins Loeb Foundation and Center for Hellenic Studies fellowships for 2019-2020!

Feb. 18, 2019

Congratulations to Yvona Trnka-Amrhein on the receipt of two external research fellowships, one from the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington DC and one from the Loeb Foundation . These fellowships will allow her devote the next academic year to developing and finalizing her monograph, Portraits of a Pharaoh: The...

Cellarium Harmonia Macroscosmica

Fate and Astrology in Tacitus’ Annals

Feb. 11, 2019

Fate and Astrology in Tacitus' Annals Dr. Kelly Shannon-Henderson, Univeristy of Alabama The involvement of supernatural factors such as fate and fortune in historical events is a familiar preoccupation of ancient historians. In the case of Tacitus' Annals , however, the issue is complicated by the prominence of astrology within...

Image of modern army soldiers and ancient Greek soldier

Theater of War

Jan. 31, 2019

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy Presents: Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today Bryan Doerries - Artistic Director: Public Artist in Residence, City of New York Thursday, January 31st 6:00 pm HALE 270 Reservations Recommended - colorado.edu/cwctp

Portrait of Lauri Reitzammer

Lauri Reitzammer named winner of the 2018-19 CAMWS Award for Excellence in College Teaching!

Jan. 28, 2019

This award recognizes outstanding college and university teachers of Classics.

Greek statue of Capua Venus

Decorating for Death

Jan. 23, 2019

Decorating for Death: Sculptural Programs at the Colosseum & Flavian Amphitheaters Dr. Steven L. Tuck Professor and Chair of Classics at Miani Ohio University January 23 HUMN 150 at 5:30 pm Amphitheaters like the Colosseum at Rome were the greatest entertainment venues in the Roman world. Their decoration was designed...

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