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Art and Civilization in the Protohistoric Aegean

Jan. 30, 2020

Art and Civilization in the Protohistoric Aegean James Wright - Bryn Mawr College Thursday, January 30th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 135 An understanding of the production and use of art is important for grasping how societies are transformed into civilizations. This lecture explores the question of what do we mean...

Richard Buxton

The Hoplite Class

Jan. 27, 2020

The Hoplite Class as a Flexible Category in Greek Political Thought Richard Buxton - Colorado College Monday, January 27th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 1B90 Scholars have undermined the received wisdom that hoplites formed a “middle” class able to shift the balance between oligarchy and democracy. Nevertheless, hoplites were frequently if...

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The Department of Classics welcomes Steve Slater

Jan. 2, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Steve Slater will be joining us as our Graduate Program and Administrative Assistant on January 7, 2020! Steve comes to us with over eight years of experience in the College of Music and is a graduate of Religious Studies at CU Boulder. Please stop...

Event Flyer with Image of Greek statue representing Ancient Greek Magic

Ancient Greek Magic

Dec. 12, 2019

Ancient Greek Magic: New Finds and Approaches Dr. Jessica Lamont - Yale University Thursday, December 12th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 250 Free and open to the public

Menoikeus pictured in a red robe

McClanahan Essay Prize: Virgin Sacrifice

Dec. 2, 2019

McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Lecture Virgin Sacrifice? Menoikeus in Euripides' Phoenician Women presented by Jake Sawyer, University of Colorado Boulder Monday, December 2nd I 5 pm I HUMN 1B90 Free and open to the public Parking available just north of the Eaton Humanities building

Ancient inscripted necklace

McClanahan Lecture: Fugitive Slaves

Nov. 13, 2019

McClanahan Lecture Series Fugitive slaves in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds Dr. Peter Hunt, University of Colorado Boulder Wednesday, November 13th I 7 p.m. I HUMN 150 Free and open to the public Parking available just north of the Eaton Humanities building

CU Museum of Natural History presents: AIA Lecture Series flyer with photo of professor and Linear B Tablet

Aegean Scripts in the 21st Century

Oct. 30, 2019

AIA Lecture Series Digitizing Prehistory: Aegean Scripts in the 21st Century Dr. Dimitri Nakassis, University of Colorado Boulder Wednesday, October 30th I 7 p.m. I Paleontology Hall Free and open to the public Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309

Classics Department statement on campus racism

Oct. 21, 2019

Statement on the part of the faculty, staff and graduate students of the Classics Department: We, the Department of Classics, add our voices to those raised across campus by the Black Student Alliance, UGGS, the Department of Ethnic Studies, the Department of Theatre and Dance, the School of Education, and...

Endorsement of the SCS Board of Directors' letter of concern regarding the Paideia Institute

Oct. 18, 2019

The Classics Department endorses the SCS Board of Directors’ statement of October 13th, 2019, addressed to the Board of Directors of the Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, Inc: "The Society for Classical Studies joins the American Classical League in expressing deep concern in response to recent public statements regarding the...

Sarah James at work on pottery at Corinth

Five Questions for Sarah James

Oct. 17, 2019

Through pieces of pottery, archaeologist touches history in the Mediterranean