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 6000 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,...

Mediterranean Landscape

Imperial Integration

Feb. 17, 2020

Imperial Integration on Rome's Atlantic Rim Carlos Noreña, University of California, Berkeley Monday, February 17th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 250 This paper investigates the Atlantic rim of the Roman world. This macroregion, a sort of ecological "frontier," has been almost wholly ignored in studies of the Roman empire as a...

Palmyra Theatre

Grad Colloquium: Space and Spectacle

Jan. 31, 2020

SPACE AND SPECTACLE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD January 31 – February 1, 2020 Friday: Humanities 1B80 at 5:00pm Saturday: Center for British and Irish Studies, Norlin Library from 10:15am - 6:00pm Friday - Keynote Address 5:00 - Humanities 1B80 Dr. Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington Vision, Power, and Identity in...

Space and Spectacle Keynote Poster

Grad Colloquium: Space and Spectacle - Keynote

Jan. 31, 2020

2020 Classics Graduate Colloquium conference: Space and spectacle in the ancient world Vision, Power, and Identity in Roman Culture Keynote: Dr. Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington Friday, January 31, 5:00pm Eaton Humanities, 1B80 View more about the conference here . Sponsored by the Department of Classics, UGGS, CHA, and the Benson Center

image from shaft graves

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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