Statue of "Rape of the Sabine Women" by Giambologna, 1583

McClanahan Essay Lecture - DEC 4 at 5PM

Elegizing the Roman Theater: Ars Amatoria 1.89-134 Winner of the 2017 Mary E.V McClanahan Essay Graduate Prize, Samuel L. Kindick, will present his paper, " Elegizing the Roman Theater: Ars Amatoria 1.89-134", on Monday, December 4 at 5:00 PM in HUMN 250. Although Ovid’s Ars Armatoria (2 BCE) has often... Read more »
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How to Build a Humanities Start Up - DEC 7

Jason Pedicone from The Paideia Institute 5:00 PM in HUMN 1B80 Image from Society for Classical Studies May, 2017 Newsletter This talk tells the story of the founding and growth of the Paideia Institute, and provides some lessons and advice Jason Pedicone has gleaned from the experience, which are designed... Read more »
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PhD Consortium of Literatures and Cultures

The Consortium of PhD Programs in the Literatures and Cultures is an innovative effort to maximize the benefits of intellectual and administrative collaboration while granting participating students autonomy in their pursuit of excellence within their chosen disciplines. We can offer graduate students funding and mentoring that allows them to complete... Read more »
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McClanahan Lecture - NOV 29 - 7PM

Nov. 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 29 7:00 PM in HUMN 150 presented by Tyler Lansford Classical Rhetoric in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Among Shakespeare’s ‘Roman’ plays, Julius Caesar is arguably the most Roman in both substance and form: not only is the title character Rome’s premier imperialist – the very language breathes a uniquely... Read more »
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Insults & Abuse in Classical Athens - OCT 23

Talk by Professor Deborah Kamen, University of Washington on Monday, October 23 at 5:00 PM in Humanities 250 Banter at festivals, biting satire on the comic stage, invective in the courtroom, forbidden slanderous speech, and violent acts of hubris: Athenian insults and abuse ranged from benign to deeply offensive. In... Read more »

President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

In 2014, the University of Colorado Boulder joined in a collaborative partnership , called Partnerships in Faculty Diversity, with the University of California and the University of Michigan. The program offers postdoctoral fellowship opportunities at CU Boulder in all academic fields, coupled with faculty mentoring, professional development and academic networking... Read more »
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McClanahan Lecture - October 11 - 7PM

Travelers and Immigrants in Greek Mythology presented by Professor Lauri Reitzammer Wednesday, October 11th 7:00 PM in HUMN 250 Greek Mythology is filled with travelers, wanderers, immigrants, exiles, and refugees. This lecture discusses some famous travelers and immigrants from Greek mythology with an emphasis on the representation of foreigners and... Read more »
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Tracking Heracles through Pausanias

Talk by Greta Hawes Tracking Heracles through Pausanias: l ocal myth and panhellenic knowledge Monday, September 25 5:00 PM HUMN 250 Heracles is everywhere in Pausanias’ Description of Greece. He was the ‘panhellenic hero par excellence’, and innumerable local communities connected landmarks in their territories to his mythic adventures. Precisely... Read more »
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Professor of Distinction - Carole Newlands

On September 21 at 3:30pm in Old Main Chapel, professors of Art and Art History, Classics, Geography and Linguistics will give public lectures on their areas of expertise. From left to right, America, Palmer, Serreze, and Newlands Three members of the University of Colorado Boulder faculty have been named 2017... Read more »
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Colorado Classics Day 2017: Saturday, 30th September

July 28, 2017

The University of Colorado Department of Classics and the CU-Boulder Outreach Committee with the Colorado Classics Association and the Colorado Junior Classical League present: Colorado Classics Day on Saturday, 30th September, 2017 See the full Colorado Classics Day 2017 Schedule !Read more »