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Aristarchus’ Homer

Nov. 16, 2018

Dr. Francesca Schironi Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan Friday, November 16 3:00 PM in HUMN 135 This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the CU Department of Classics.

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Roman Funerals

Nov. 5, 2018

RomeLab: The Nature of Evidence at a Roman Funeral Dr. Chris Johanson Department of Classics, UCLA Monday, November 5, 2018 5:30 PM in HUMN 250 This presentation examines the ways that the Roman funeral eulogy subverts traditionally understood priorities for Latin oratorical argumentation. Through a combination of close and distant...

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Hecuba: A world premiere adaptation by Diane Rayor - November

Nov. 2, 2018

Translated by Roe Green Artist Diane Rayor Masks by Roe Green Artist Jonathan Becker Years of violence and war have stripped Hecuba—Queen of Troy—of all she holds dear. In this translation of Euripides’ bleakest drama, Hecuba grieves her first born son killed in combat, and exacts revenge as her daughter...

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At Home on Board

Oct. 30, 2018

CU Museum of Natural History and the Archaeological Institute of America , present: At Home on Board: the Kyrenia Ship and the Goods of its Crew Dr. Andrea Berlin, Boston University October 30 - 7:00 PM HALE 270 The Kyrenia shipwreck, discovered in 1964 off Cyprus, is the best preserved...

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McClanahan Lecture: Euripides' Hecuba

Oct. 24, 2018

“CU’s upcoming production of Euripides’ Hecuba ” presented by Professor John Gibert “CU Presents/Casey Cass” Wednesday, October 24, 2018 7:00 PM in HUMN 250 After the fall of Troy, Queen Hecuba suffers the sacrifice of one of her remaining children to appease the ghost of Achilles and the brutal murder...

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Sappho's Latest

Oct. 17, 2018

The Classics Department and the Arts & Sciences Fund for Excellence present: SAPPHO'S LATEST Wednesday, October 17 HUMN 250 – 5:00 pm Diane Rayor Professor of Classics, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Roe Green Visiting Theatre Artist, for the production of Euripides’ Hecuba A poem of “raging desire” and one...

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Citizen Soldiers

Oct. 15, 2018

Dr. Nicholas Rockwell Author of Thebes: A History (Routledge 2017) Monday, October 15 4:30 - HUMN 135 Warfare was fundamental to state formation and the articulation of ideas about freedom, citizenship, and political participation in the ancient Near East and Greece. Military service provided opportunities for individuals and whole groups...

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Grad Colloquium: Time in Antiquity

Oct. 12, 2018

Time in Antiquity October 12-13, 2018 Friday 6:00 PM Keynote Address by Peter Bing, University of Toronto, "Tombs of Poet's Minor Characters" Eaton Humanities HUMN 250 Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM British and Irish Studies Room in Norlin Library Roman Mosaic of philosopher with sundial, 3rd century CE, Rheinisches...

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The Fifth Glossary of Nonius Marcellus

Oct. 8, 2018

Jarrett Welsh Associate Professor at the University of Toronto Monday, 8th October 4:30 pm - HUMN 135 No work of late-antique scholarship can rival Nonius Marcellus’ De compendiosa doctrina for the sheer number of Latin literary fragments it preserves, a distinction owed to the fact that Nonius worked from a...

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Classics Day 2018 at Boulder High School

Sept. 22, 2018

The University of Colorado Boulder Department of Classics and Outreach Committee with the Classics Department at Boulder High, the Colorado Classics Association and the Colorado Junior Classical League Present: Classics Day at Boulder High Saturday, 22nd September, 2018 Registration begins at 9:15 AM - Events end at 2:00 PM Featuring...

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