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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...

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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...

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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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Roman Funerals

Nov. 5, 2018

RomeLab: The Nature of Evidence at a Roman Funeral Dr. Chris Johanson Department of Classics, UCLA Monday, November 5, 2018 5:30 PM in HUMN 250 This presentation examines the ways that the Roman funeral eulogy subverts traditionally understood priorities for Latin oratorical argumentation. Through a combination of close and distant...

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At Home on Board

Oct. 30, 2018

CU Museum of Natural History and the Archaeological Institute of America , present: At Home on Board: the Kyrenia Ship and the Goods of its Crew Dr. Andrea Berlin, Boston University October 30 - 7:00 PM HALE 270 The Kyrenia shipwreck, discovered in 1964 off Cyprus, is the best preserved...

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McClanahan Lecture: Euripides' Hecuba

Oct. 24, 2018

“CU’s upcoming production of Euripides’ Hecuba ” presented by Professor John Gibert “CU Presents/Casey Cass” Wednesday, October 24, 2018 7:00 PM in HUMN 250 After the fall of Troy, Queen Hecuba suffers the sacrifice of one of her remaining children to appease the ghost of Achilles and the brutal murder...

Affresco painting of Greek woman called Cosiddetta Sappho

Sappho's Latest

Oct. 17, 2018

The Classics Department and the Arts & Sciences Fund for Excellence present: SAPPHO'S LATEST Wednesday, October 17 HUMN 250 – 5:00 pm Diane Rayor Professor of Classics, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Roe Green Visiting Theatre Artist, for the production of Euripides’ Hecuba A poem of “raging desire” and one...

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Citizen Soldiers

Oct. 15, 2018

Dr. Nicholas Rockwell Author of Thebes: A History (Routledge 2017) Monday, October 15 4:30 - HUMN 135 Warfare was fundamental to state formation and the articulation of ideas about freedom, citizenship, and political participation in the ancient Near East and Greece. Military service provided opportunities for individuals and whole groups...

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Grad Colloquium: Time in Antiquity

Oct. 12, 2018

Time in Antiquity October 12-13, 2018 Friday 6:00 PM Keynote Address by Peter Bing, University of Toronto, "Tombs of Poet's Minor Characters" Eaton Humanities HUMN 250 Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM British and Irish Studies Room in Norlin Library Roman Mosaic of philosopher with sundial, 3rd century CE, Rheinisches...

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