Portrait of Lauri Reitzammer

Lauri Reitzammer named winner of the 2018-19 CAMWS Award for Excellence in College Teaching!

This award recognizes outstanding college and university teachers of Classics.

2019 Fountain Symposium Poster

Seventh Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium

King and Kingship in Ancient Persia Saturday 2 March 2019 Center for British & Irish Studies Norlin Library, University of Colorado Boulder 11:00 AM: Wouter F.M. Henkelman Associate Professor, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris The Centrality of the King: The Fortification Archive & the Royal Household 1:30 PM: Margaret...

Douris Man with wax tablet

Online Greek to be offered summer 2019!

OFFERING BEGINNING CLASSICAL Beginning Classical Greek provides an opportunity for highly motivated students to immerse themselves in the study of ancient Greek so that they may progress rapidly through Greek grammar and then into reading Greek texts at the intermediate level. This two-course series will be intense and fast-paced, with...

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Latin Workshop Spring 2019

Practice Latin through games, conversations, and easy stories. Latin learners of all levels welcome. Snacks will be served. Stay for a few minutes or the whole session! Questions? Email reina.callier@colorado.edu . Held in HUMN 350 from 12-12:50 on the following Wednesdays: Jan. 30th, Feb. 13th & 27th, March 13th, April...

Cellarium Harmonia Macroscosmica

Dr. Kelly Shannon-Henderson, University of Alabama: “Fate and Astrology in Tacitus’ Annals” — February 11th

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 the text. Emperors and pretenders to the throne alike are seemingly obsessed...

Greek statue of Capua Venus

Decorating for Death - Dr. Steven Tuck - Jan 23

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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Bryan Doerries: Theater of War Thursday, Jan. 31st

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy Presents: 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

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Greek and Roman Slavery in Spring 2019

Professor Peter Hunt Clas/Hist 4071 Ancient Social History: Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery Clare 208; TR 9:30-10:45 Topics include enslavement, the economics and politics of slavery, slaves' sex and family lives, manumission and ex-slaves, everyday resistance, gladiators and the great slave revolts, and the decline and legacy of ancient slavery...

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Egyptian Art & Archaeology in Spring 2019

ARTH/CLAS 2029-001 Lecture MW 9-9:50 (3) HUMN 1B50 Travis Rupp From the Pyramids of Giza to the Valley of the Kings and King Tut to Cleopatra, this course will explore how Egyptian history and culture impacted the development of the most notable and recognizable art and architecture in the world...

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Classics undergrads: apply for Ann Nichols funding!

Department of Classics Undergraduate Funding Opportunities 2019-2020 Thanks again to a generous donation from CU Classics alumna Ann Nichols, the Department of Classics will be able to offer several scholarships for the coming academic year (2019-2020). • Ann Nichols Fellowships will award around $3,500 to the chosen recipients for continued...

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