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Eighth Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium

Dec. 23, 2019

Eighth Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic World Sunday I March 1, 2020 Center for British & Irish Studies, Norlin Library University of Colorado Boulder The Fountain Symposium is free and open to the public. Unfortunately, the Reception following the Symposium is full. We can no...

Athens Akropolis

Seth Schein, Thursday, March 19, 5:00pm

Feb. 13, 2020

Generic Expectations and the Interpretation of Attic Tragedy: Preliminary Questions and Cognitive Considerations Seth Schein, Emeritus Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California, Davis Thursday, March 19th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 135 This paper considers the usefulness of cognitive work on genre for the literary interpretation of Attic tragedy. Schein...

Fulvia in recline (Pavel Svedomsky (1849-1904))

Celia Schultz, Thursday, March 5, 5:00pm

Feb. 13, 2020

Fulvia and the Perusine War Celia Schultz, University of Michigan Thursday, March 5th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 135 Who was Fulvia? Was she the driving force during the siege of Perugia in 43 BCE, leading men into battle? This lecture will explore the contradictory literary and material sources surrounding Fulvia,...

Mediterranean Landscape

Carlos Noreña, Monday, February 17, 5:00pm

Jan. 31, 2020

Imperial Integration on Rome's Atlantic Rim Carlos Noreña, University of California, Berkeley Monday, February 17th I 5:00p.m. I HUMN 250 This paper investigates the Atlantic rim of the Roman world. This macroregion, a sort of ecological "frontier," has been almost wholly ignored in studies of the Roman empire as a...

Space and Spectacle Keynote Poster

2020 Space and Spectacle Keynote - Friday 1/31

Jan. 24, 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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James Wright, Thursday, January 30, 5:00pm

Jan. 15, 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

Richard Buxton, Monday, January 27, 5:00pm

Jan. 9, 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...

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The Department of Classics welcomes Steve Slater

Jan. 2, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Steve Slater will be joining us as our Graduate Program and Administrative Assistant on January 7, 2020! Steve comes to us with over eight years of experience in the College of Music and is a graduate of Religious Studies at CU Boulder. Please stop...

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Dr. Jessica Lamont, Thursday, December 12, 5:00pm

Nov. 22, 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

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McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Lecture, presented by Jake Sawyer, December 2nd at 5:00pm

Nov. 7, 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

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