Mediterranean Landscape

Imperial Integration

Feb. 17, 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...

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Summer Online Greek - 2020

Feb. 1, 2020

OFFERING BEGINNING CLASSICAL GREEK Beginning Classical Greek provides an opportunity for highly motivated students to immerse themselves in the study of ancient Greek so that they may progress rapidly through Greek grammar and then into reading Greek texts at the intermediate level. This two-course series will be intense and fast-paced,...

Space and Spectacle Keynote Poster

Grad Colloquium: Space and Spectacle - Keynote

Jan. 31, 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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Grad Colloquium: Space and Spectacle

Jan. 31, 2020

SPACE AND SPECTACLE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD January 31 – February 1, 2020 Friday: Humanities 1B80 at 5:00pm Saturday: Center for British and Irish Studies, Norlin Library from 10:15am - 6:00pm Friday - Keynote Address 5:00 - Humanities 1B80 Dr. Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington Vision, Power, and Identity in...

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Art and Civilization in the Protohistoric Aegean

Jan. 30, 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

The Hoplite Class

Jan. 27, 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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Ancient Greek Magic

Dec. 12, 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 Essay Prize: Virgin Sacrifice

Dec. 2, 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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McClanahan Lecture: Fugitive Slaves

Nov. 13, 2019

McClanahan Lecture Series Fugitive slaves in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds Dr. Peter Hunt, University of Colorado Boulder Wednesday, November 13th I 7 p.m. I HUMN 150 Free and open to the public Parking available just north of the Eaton Humanities building