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Theater of War

Jan. 31, 2019

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy Presents: Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today Bryan Doerries - Artistic Director: Public Artist in Residence, City of New York Thursday, January 31st 6:00 pm HALE 270 Reservations Recommended - colorado.edu/cwctp

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Lauri Reitzammer named winner of the 2018-19 CAMWS Award for Excellence in College Teaching!

Jan. 28, 2019

This award recognizes outstanding college and university teachers of Classics.

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Decorating for Death

Jan. 23, 2019

Decorating for Death: Sculptural Programs at the Colosseum & Flavian Amphitheaters Dr. Steven L. Tuck Professor and Chair of Classics at Miani Ohio University January 23 HUMN 150 at 5:30 pm Amphitheaters like the Colosseum at Rome were the greatest entertainment venues in the Roman world. Their decoration was designed...

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Classics Students Collaborate with CU Art Museum

Jan. 20, 2019

One of Diane Conlin's goals is to encourage creative thinking among her students.

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Latin Workshop - Spring 2019

Jan. 9, 2019

Practice Latin through games, conversations, and easy stories. Latin learners of all levels welcome. Snacks will be served. Stay for a few minutes or the whole session! Questions? Email reina.callier@colorado.edu . Held in HUMN 350 from 12-12:50 on the following Wednesdays: Jan. 30th, Feb. 13th & 27th, March 13th, April...

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Greek and Roman Slavery in Spring 2019

Dec. 17, 2018

Professor Peter Hunt Clas/Hist 4071 Ancient Social History: Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery Clare 208; TR 9:30-10:45 Topics include enslavement, the economics and politics of slavery, slaves' sex and family lives, manumission and ex-slaves, everyday resistance, gladiators and the great slave revolts, and the decline and legacy of ancient slavery...

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Egyptian Art & Archaeology in Spring 2019

Dec. 17, 2018

ARTH/CLAS 2029-001 Lecture MW 9-9:50 (3) HUMN 1B50 Travis Rupp From the Pyramids of Giza to the Valley of the Kings and King Tut to Cleopatra, this course will explore how Egyptian history and culture impacted the development of the most notable and recognizable art and architecture in the world...

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Classics undergrads: apply for Ann Nichols funding!

Dec. 12, 2018

Department of Classics Undergraduate Funding Opportunities 2019-2020 Thanks again to a generous donation from CU Classics alumna Ann Nichols, the Department of Classics will be able to offer several scholarships for the coming academic year (2019-2020). • Ann Nichols Fellowships will award around $3,500 to the chosen recipients for continued...

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Sarah James wins CHA Faculty Fellowship for 2019-20

Dec. 10, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Sarah James has won a CHA Faculty Fellowship for 2019-20. She will be working on the manuscript for her second book, entitled The Archaeology of Hellenistic Economies: Corinth and Mediterranean Trade in the 4th-1st centuries BCE . This book marks a new direction in...

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McClanahan Essay Prize: Virgil's Chaonian Doves

Dec. 3, 2018

Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Monday, December 3rd at 5:30 pm | HUMN 250 Virgil’s Chaonian Doves Reading Hesiod in Eclogues 5 and 9 Classics PhD candidate, Samuel Hahn On one level, Virgil’s Eclogues consider the tension between Latin poetry and the Roman state. With the image of...

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