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2018 Fountain Symposium

March 3, 2018

Greece in Transition in the Age of Alexander

Picture of city of Sikyon, a Roman statue, and Roman coins

McClanahan Lecture: The Lost City of Sikyon

Feb. 27, 2018

McClanahan Lecture Series The Lost City of Sikyon presented by Sarah James Tuesday, February 27, 2018 7:00 PM in HUMN 250 Sikyon is probably the most important ancient Greek city that you’ve never heard of. Known for centuries from only brief mentions in Classical literature, intensive archaeological work only began...

Painted Greek Pottery

Brewing Beer in the Ancient World

Jan. 24, 2018

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...

Jason Pedicone speaking to a group of students in Greece

How to Build a Humanities Start Up

Dec. 7, 2017

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...

Statue of "Rape of the Sabine Women" by Giambologna, 1583

McClanahan Essay Lecture: Elegizing Roman Theater

Dec. 4, 2017

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: Classical Rhetoric

Nov. 29, 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...

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Insults & Abuse in Classical Athens

Oct. 23, 2017

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...

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McClanahan Lecture: Travelers and Immigrants

Oct. 11, 2017

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...

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

Oct. 2, 2017

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

Oct. 2, 2017

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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