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McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Announcement 2018

Aug. 31, 2018

Announcement of the 2018 Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Summary: Classics Graduate students are invited to submit essays to be judged by a committee of three faculty members. The writer of the essay judged to be the best will receive $1,500 and will present his or her essay...

Image credit (painting): Charles Partridge Adams, American (1858 – 1942), “Sunrise on the Mountains at the Head of Moraine Park, Near Estes Park, Colorado” (cropped), c. 1920, oil paint on canvas, 48 x 68 ¼ x 3 inches framed. Gift of Philip, Albert, and Charles P. Adams Jr., sons of the late Charles Partridge Adams, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder, 86.1825. Photo: Jeff Wells, © CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder

CU Boulder Consortium of PhD programs in Languages & Literatures

Aug. 27, 2018

The Consortium of PhD Programs in Literatures and Cultures is an innovative effort to maximize the benefits of intellectual and administrative collaboration while granting participating students autonomy in their pursuit of excellence within their chosen disciplines. We can offer graduate students funding and mentoring that allows them to complete their...

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112th Distinguished Research Lecture

May 1, 2018

Professor Elspeth Dusinberre - Archaeology, Imperialism, and What It Means To Be Human. Understanding how the Achaemenid Empire worked, the processes and effects of imperialism, can—if we wish—allow us a different glimpse into our own lives as well.

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Religion and Economics of the Sea

April 23, 2018

Religion and the Economics of the Sea at the Bronze Age-Iron Age transition Barbara Kowalzig, NYU Monday, April 23 5PM in HUMN 135 The paper explores fundamentally new conceptions of maritime economic and social connectivity taking shape at the Bronze Age-Iron Age transition in Greece and the Near East. According...

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Subaltern Women, Sexual Violence, and Trauma in Ovid's Amores

April 20, 2018

Subaltern Women, Sexual Violence, and Trauma in Ovid's Amores Dr. Jessica Wise Classics Department, Colorado College Friday, April 20 3:30 PM in HUMN 1B80 Subaltern Women, Sexual Violence, and Trauma in Ovid's Amores A study of Ovid's Amores which focuses on depictions of trauma endured by subaltern women. Ovid's dramatization...

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Nominations for McNair Scholars

April 10, 2018

McNair Scholars are from underserved backgrounds and demonstrate strong academic potential for graduate school. They are first-generation and low-income students, or students historically underrepresented in graduate education, who are interested in earning a doctoral degree in their field. McNair Scholars receive a research stipend, paid travel opportunities, faculty mentorship, and...

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), The Decline of the Carthaginian Empire, Photo © Tate, Gallery, London

Rome Behaving Badly

April 9, 2018

Lecture by Brian McGing, Trinity College Dublin Rome Behaving Badly: Appian’s Critique of Roman Imperialism During the Republic Monday, April 9, 2018 5:00 - 6:30 PM HUMN 135 Joseph Mallord William Turner The Decline of the Carthaginian Empire , Photo © Tate, Gallery, London The 2nd century AD Greek historian,...

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Race in the Ancient World

March 19, 2018

On genetics, whiteness, and "historian hearsay bullsh*t": How to talk about race in the ancient world after Charlottesville Denise McCoskey Professor of Classics Affiliate in Black World Studies Miami Univerity (Ohio) Monday, March 19 5:00 PM in HUMN 135 For more information contact Dimitri Nakassis

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2018 Fountain Symposium

March 3, 2018

Greece in Transition in the Age of Alexander

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McClanahan Lecture: The Lost City of Sikyon

Feb. 27, 2018

McClanahan Lecture Series The Lost City of Sikyon presented by Sarah James Tuesday, February 27, 2018 7:00 PM in HUMN 250 Sikyon is probably the most important ancient Greek city that you’ve never heard of. Known for centuries from only brief mentions in Classical literature, intensive archaeological work only began...

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