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2018 Fountain Symposium - March 3

Sixth annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium “Greece in transition in the age of Alexander” Saturday 3 March 2018 Location: British & Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library, 1 720 Pleasant St, Boulder, CO 80309, University of Colorado Boulder Schedue of Events: 10:00 a.m - Coffee and welcome 11:00 a.m - Andrew...

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Brewing Beer in the Ancient World - JAN 24

Though ancient Greece and Rome boasted the superiority of the grape, beer production and consumption was at the core of Mediterranean diet and nutrition dating back to the Bronze Age. Travis Rupp, CU Boulder adjunct professor and beer archaeologist at Avery Brewing Company, will discuss the origins of beer production...

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...

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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...

Jason Pedicone speaking to a group of students in Greece

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...

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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...

Charles Partridge Adams, American (1858 – 1942), Sunrise on the Mountains at the Head of Moraine Park, Near Estes Park, Colorado, c. 1920, oil paint on canvas, 48 x 68 ¼ x 3 inches framed. Gift of Philip, Albert, and Charles P. Adams Jr., sons of the late Charles Partridge Adams, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder, 86.1825. Photo: Jeff Wells, © CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder

PhD Consortium of Literatures and Cultures

Charles Partridge Adams, American (1858 – 1942), Sunrise on the Mountains at the Head of Moraine Park, Near Estes Park, Colorado , c. 1920, oil paint on canvas, 48 x 68 ¼ x 3 inches framed. Gift of Philip, Albert, and Charles P. Adams Jr., sons of the late Charles...

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...

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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...

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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...

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