Montage of archaeological architectural drawings

McClanahan Lecture: Death and Transfiguration

Sept. 23, 2021

Dr. Lansford shares about an unlikely witness to the tremendous cycles of collapse and recovery, death and renewal that have transformed central Rome beyond recognition down the centuries.

Painting of the Reconstruction Of The Acropolis AndAreopagus In Athens by Leo Von Klenze

Learning From the Past: Classics and the Contemporary World

May 25, 2021

May 25th - Celia M. Fountain Webinar - Explore contemporary political and social issues, including the nature of populism and authoritarianism and the treatment of disenfranchised groups, through the lens of ancient Athens and its extraordinary democracy.

michael ventris and the Pylos Tablet An35

McClanahan Lecture: Cracking a Late Bronze Age Code

April 15, 2021

Dr. Nakassis will review how the decipherment of Linear B happened and what insights it continues to provide to scholars of early Greece, almost 70 years after Michael Ventris’ magnificent discovery.

Bocklin's painting of the cyclops, polyphemus battling Odysseus

McClanahan Lecture: Nobody's Monster

Feb. 18, 2021

Dr. Callier explores the Cyclops' appearances from archaic Greece to the early Roman Empire. Thursday, February 18th at 7pm.

woman sitting on chair with raven

McClanahan Essay Prize: Maternal Dreams

Feb. 4, 2021

Our 2020 McClanahan Essay Prize winner, Florencia Foxley, discusses the power of Maternity in ancient Greek literature. Thursday, February 4th at 5pm.

Roman Emperor Augustus from Narona, Croatia

Across a Narrow Sea: Ancient Greeks and Romans in the eastern Adriatic

Dec. 2, 2020

Often neglected by Classical scholars, the coastal region of Dalmatia in southern Croatia held significant appeal to the ancient Greeks and Romans for over a thousand years.

Landscape of the Western Argolid region of Southern Greece

McClanahan Lecture: In the Shadow of Argos

Nov. 5, 2020

Come and hear how this area of Southern Greece has responded to the tides of 6,000 years of inhabited history.

Historic photo of family at gravesite

Archaeology and Demography at Local Cemeteries

Oct. 28, 2020

Erin Baxter explores the history, demographics and archaeology of Colorado cemeteries and shares findings of CU-Boulder student-led research at the Colombia cemetery.

Bay of Pamphylia

Searching for Pirates

June 1, 2020

Professor Nick Rauh (Purdue) - Searching for Pirates: "The Rough Cilicia Archeological Survey Project”

Fulvia in recline (Pavel Svedomsky (1849-1904))

Fulvia and the Perusine War

March 5, 2020

Fulvia and the Perusine War Celia Schultz, University of Michigan Thursday, March 5th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 135 Who was Fulvia? Was she the driving force during the siege of Perugia in 43 BCE, leading men into battle? This lecture will explore the contradictory literary and material sources surrounding Fulvia,...

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