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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Theater of War

Jan. 31, 2019

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy Presents: Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today Bryan Doerries - Artistic Director: Public Artist in Residence, City of New York Thursday, January 31st 6:00 pm HALE 270 Reservations Recommended - colorado.edu/cwctp

Greek statue of Capua Venus

Decorating for Death

Jan. 23, 2019

Decorating for Death: Sculptural Programs at the Colosseum & Flavian Amphitheaters Dr. Steven L. Tuck Professor and Chair of Classics at Miani Ohio University January 23 HUMN 150 at 5:30 pm Amphitheaters like the Colosseum at Rome were the greatest entertainment venues in the Roman world. Their decoration was designed...

picture of old hand painted book with bright colors

McClanahan Essay Prize: Virgil's Chaonian Doves

Dec. 3, 2018

Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Monday, December 3rd at 5:30 pm | HUMN 250 Virgil’s Chaonian Doves Reading Hesiod in Eclogues 5 and 9 Classics PhD candidate, Samuel Hahn On one level, Virgil’s Eclogues consider the tension between Latin poetry and the Roman state. With the image of...

Picture of old text writen on papyrus

Aristarchus’ Homer

Nov. 16, 2018

Dr. Francesca Schironi Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan Friday, November 16 3:00 PM in HUMN 135 This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the CU Department of Classics.

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