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Latin Summer Enrichment Program

The Latin Summer Enrichment Program is a week-long day camp that introduces elementary and middle school students to the language and culture of ancient Rome. Rising 5th through 8th graders will communicate in Latin and engage in exciting activities, from performing plays to competing in a mini-Olympics, on the campus of CU Boulder. June 18-22, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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The Department of Classics welcomes Yvona Trnka-Amrhein

March 9, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Yvona Trnka-Amrhein will be joining the faculty in fall 2017. Yvona Trnka-Amrhein (Ph.D. Harvard 2013) studies Greek literature of the Hellenistic and Imperial periods, especially the novel, biography, and history. She is particularly interested in interactions between Greek, Latin, and Egyptian literature and culture...

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Summer 2017 Online Greek

Feb. 24, 2017

BEGINNING CLASSICAL GREEK ONLINE - SUMMER 2017 Introductory Greek 1 June 5 - July 7 Introductory Greek 2 July 10 - August 11 Tuition and Fees: $1588 ($3176 for both courses) Instructor: Sam Kindick For more information, contact Professor Lauri Reitzammer ( ) No affiliation with the...

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McClanahan Lecture Series - FEB 22

Feb. 7, 2017

Forgotten cities hidden in plain sight: archaeology and ancient landscapes in Greece presented by Professor Dimitri Nakassis Archaeology is usually associated with excavation, a process that brings the past into the present by peeling away layers, revealing ancient surfaces and structures along with their associated artifacts. In places like Rome...

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Fountain Symposium: Saturday, 4th March

Jan. 25, 2017

Continuity and Change in Late Antiquity Fifth Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium Saturday, March 4, 2017 British & Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Schedule of events for Saturday, March 4, 2017: 11:00 AM: Gillian Clark, Professor Classics and History, University of Bristol - Barbarian Scriptures? Augustine and the People with...

Andy Cain wins College Scholar Award

Jan. 17, 2017

Andy Cain has won a College Scholar Award that will allow him to extend his autumn 2017 sabbatical through spring 2018, as he completes his current major research project, Jerome’s Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles: Their Sources, Methods, and Influence (to be submitted to Oxford University Press). Many congratulations to Andy!

Statement from the Classics Department

Dec. 21, 2016


Doctoral Consortium in Literatures and Cultures

Nov. 14, 2016

In an effort to recruit the most talented students, the University of Colorado Boulder will fundamentally restructure the support for doctoral studies in its six literature PhD programs with the new Consortium of Doctoral Studies in Literatures and Cultures. Students accepted into the consortium programs will be guaranteed five years...

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Nov. 7, 2016

CU Boulder will be accepting applications for the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. If you are interested in applying for the Chancellor's Postdoctoral fellowship program, please contact .

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Winner of McClanahan Essay Prize - Elizabeth Deacon

Oct. 24, 2016

Congratulations to Elizabeth Deacon , winner of this year’s Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize. Elizabeth is fourth-year PhD student working on Apuleius. She receives the $1500 prize for her essay “Diotima and Isis: The Platonic Model behind the Metamorphoses ’ Eleventh Book”. She will present her essay as...