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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

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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...

Event Flyer with Image of Greek statue representing Ancient Greek Magic

Ancient Greek Magic

Dec. 12, 2019

Ancient Greek Magic: New Finds and Approaches Dr. Jessica Lamont - Yale University Thursday, December 12th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 250 Free and open to the public

Menoikeus pictured in a red robe

McClanahan Essay Prize: Virgin Sacrifice

Dec. 2, 2019

McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Lecture Virgin Sacrifice? Menoikeus in Euripides' Phoenician Women presented by Jake Sawyer, University of Colorado Boulder Monday, December 2nd I 5 pm I HUMN 1B90 Free and open to the public Parking available just north of the Eaton Humanities building

Ancient inscripted necklace

McClanahan Lecture: Fugitive Slaves

Nov. 13, 2019

McClanahan Lecture Series Fugitive slaves in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds Dr. Peter Hunt, University of Colorado Boulder Wednesday, November 13th I 7 p.m. I HUMN 150 Free and open to the public Parking available just north of the Eaton Humanities building

CU Museum of Natural History presents: AIA Lecture Series flyer with photo of professor and Linear B Tablet

Aegean Scripts in the 21st Century

Oct. 30, 2019

AIA Lecture Series Digitizing Prehistory: Aegean Scripts in the 21st Century Dr. Dimitri Nakassis, University of Colorado Boulder Wednesday, October 30th I 7 p.m. I Paleontology Hall Free and open to the public Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309

Michael Roberts Talk

Birthday Poems

Oct. 16, 2019

“Narrating the Saints: Paulinus of Nola and the Beginning of Verse Hagiography.” Michael Roberts, Robert Rich Professor Emeritus Wesleyan University “Prof. Roberts will explore the Natalicia (Birthday Poems) of Paulinus of Nola, written in a continuous sequence between the years 395 and 407 for the annual festival of St. Felix...

Cellarium Harmonia Macroscosmica

Fate and Astrology in Tacitus’ Annals

Feb. 11, 2019

Fate and Astrology in Tacitus' Annals Dr. Kelly Shannon-Henderson, Univeristy of Alabama The involvement of supernatural factors such as fate and fortune in historical events is a familiar preoccupation of ancient historians. In the case of Tacitus' Annals , however, the issue is complicated by the prominence of astrology within...

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