Isis from the Tomb of Nefertari

AIA lecture: Imagining a Greek Home for an Egyptian Goddess: Time, Landscape, and Architecture in Greek Sanctuaries to Isis

Jan. 12, 2023

Imagining a Greek Home for an Egyptian Goddess: Time, Landscape, and Architecture in Greek Sanctuaries to Isis Professor Lindsay Mazurek Wednesday, January 25 at 7:00pm Hale Sciences 270 or via Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT When Isis first arrived on Greek shores in the 3rd century...

The Torment of Saint Anthony, attributed to Michelangelo

McClanahan Essay Prize: Athanasius Strikes Back

Dec. 19, 2022

McClanahan Essay Prize Lecture Athanasius Strikes Back: The Life of Antony as a Rebuttal of the Vita Apollonii Jacob Horton, University of Colorado Boulder Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 5:00 p.m. | Eaton Humanities 135 By the 5th century CE, Christian hagiography had become a preeminent form of literature in...

Temple of Apollo at Syracuse

AIA lecture: "New Technologies and Architectural Insights on a 6th-century BCE Temple in Sicily"

Nov. 22, 2022

New Technologies and Architectural Insights on a 6th-century BCE Temple in Sicily Professor Philip Sapirstein Wednesday, November 30 at 7:00pm Paleontology Hall ( CU Museum of Natural History ) or via Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT This talk presents a recent digital and architectural restudy of...

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Spartans on the Capitol

Oct. 22, 2022

Spartans on the Capitol: Recent Far-Right Appropriations of Spartan Militarism and Their Historical Roots Professor Stephen Hodskinson (University of Nottingham) Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 6:00 p.m. | Eaton Humanities 250 Professor Hodkinson examines far-right appropriations of Sparta since Zack Snyder's 300 (2006), looking at their political and intellectual roots...

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AIA lecture: "King Midas of the Golden Touch in Context: Death, Belief, Behavior, and Society in Ancient Phrygia"

Oct. 6, 2022

King Midas of the Golden Touch in Context: Death, Belief, Behavior, and Society in Ancient Phrygia Professor Beth Dusinberre Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00pm Paleontology Hall ( CU Museum of Natural History ) or via Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT The spectacular burial tumuli at Gordion...

A portrait of a Macedonian queen

Fountain Lecture: "Eurydice, Mother of Philip II of Macedon, and the Power of Memory"

Aug. 8, 2022

Eurydice, Mother of Philip II of Macedon, and the Power of Memory Professor Elizabeth Carney Thursday, September 15, 7:00 p.m. on Zoom Free and Open to Public REGISTER HERE ABSTRACT Study of ancient Argead Macedonia used to focus nearly exclusively on Philip II and his son Alexander III the Great...

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McClanahan Lecture: The Past in Fragments: Ennius’ Annals, Cato’s Origins, and the history of Rome

March 28, 2022

The Past in Fragments: Ennius’ Annals , Cato’s Origins , and the history of Rome Professor Jackie Elliott Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m. Hale Science Building Room 230 Free and Open to Public Download Poster ABSTRACT The early Roman poet Ennius (239 – 169 BCE) and his contemporary, the statesman...

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Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts (AIA lecture)

March 24, 2022

Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts Dr. Jeremy Hartnett (Wabash College) Thurs. Apr. 14, 2022 at 7pm Eaton Humanities 1B80 [New Location] Register Here When we think of Roman cities, it is tempting to conjure images of temples, baths, and amphitheaters. This talk storms into the narrow streets...

isis destroying monuments

Archaeology, Museums, and War in the 21st Century 

March 18, 2022

Archaeology, Museums, and War in the 21st Century Brian Rose James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology University of Pennsylvania Monday, April 18th, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. | HUMN 1B90 FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC The wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria during the last 16 years have profoundly influenced who...

Roman baths at Bath at night

McClanahan Lecture: Lampreys and the Birth of Roman Imperial Jurisdiction

Feb. 6, 2022

McClanahan Lecture Series Lampreys and the Birth of Roman Imperial Jurisdiction Dr. Zach Herz, University of Colorado Boulder Thursday, February 17th, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. | Hybrid Vedius Pollio liked feeding people to lampreys. According to an urban legend that circulated in Imperial Rome, the emperor Augustus saved one of...

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