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John Gibert: McClanahan Lecture on Hecuba Production Oct 24

“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...

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Chris Johanson (UCLA): RomeLab: The Nature of Evidence at a Roman Funeral Nov. 5

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 reading, Dr. Johanson explores nearly every funeral attested during...

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Hecuba: A world premiere adaptation by Diane Rayor - November

Translated by Roe Green Artist Diane Rayor Masks by Roe Green Artist Jonathan Becker Years of violence and war have stripped Hecuba—Queen of Troy—of all she holds dear. In this translation of Euripides’ bleakest drama, Hecuba grieves her first born son killed in combat, and exacts revenge as her daughter...

Affresco painting of Greek woman called Cosiddetta Sappho

Diane Rayor Lecture - Oct 17

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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Classics Graduate Colloquium - Oct 12-13

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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Citizen Soldiers in the Ancient Near East and Greece - Nicholas Rockwell - Oct 15

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...

Old Latin writing on papyrus

The Fifth Glossary of Nonius Marcellus - Jarrett Welsh (Toronto) Oct 8

Jarrett Welsh Associate Professor at the University of Toronto Monday, 8th October 4:30 pm - HUMN 135 No work of late-antique scholarship can rival Nonius Marcellus’ De compendiosa doctrina for the sheer number of Latin literary fragments it preserves, a distinction owed to the fact that Nonius worked from a...

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Chancellor’s Postdoc Fellowship Program

The University of Colorado Boulder views postdoctoral fellowships as providing an exceptional opportunity to recruit potential new faculty to the university by offering the possibility of either a postdoc alone or a combined postdoc and tenure-track faculty appointment. The University of Colorado Boulder offers postdoctoral research fellowships in all academic...

Latin drawing with Latin phrases

Latin Workshops - Fall 2018

Practice Latin through games, conversations, and easy stories. Latin learners of all levels welcome. Stay for a few minutes or the whole session! Snacks will be served. Meet in Eaton Humanities 350 (HUMN 350) Tuesdays from 11:30-1:00 on September 18th, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 30, Nov. 13 Fridays from...

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McClanahan Lecture Series - Sep 19

How to make a Roman temple robber: rhetoric and abuse from Ciceronian Rome to Lord Elgin presented by Professor Isabel Köster Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:00 PM in HUMN 250 Stealing from a sanctuary was one of the worst crimes a Roman could commit. A temple robber was a creature...

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