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McClanahan Essay Prize: Dance of Dumuzi

Dec. 5, 2021

McClanahan Essay Prize Lecture Dance of Dumuzi: the Choreography of Mesopotamian Space and Ritual Hannah Slough, University of Colorado Boulder Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual webinar Modified Mesopotamian cylinder seal In this study I examine the way ancient dancers in Mesopotamian region between the Tigris and...

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Congratulations Summer Graduates!

Please join us in congratulating our Summer Graduates, Florencia Foxley (PhD) and Kate Johnson (MA)!

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McClanahan Essay Prize: Maternal Dreams

Feb. 4, 2021

Our 2020 McClanahan Essay Prize winner, Florencia Foxley, discusses the power of Maternity in ancient Greek literature. Thursday, February 4th at 5pm.

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Horace: A Life

Dec. 6, 2020

Professor Newlands shares what it's like to teach Horace during the pandemic on an Irish radio show!

David Chu

Congratulations to David Chu!

Nov. 23, 2020

Please join us in congratulating doctoral student David Chu , who has won a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award from the Graduate School in recognition of how he has "risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic.” It is an honor richly deserved. David has been an...

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Conlin wins Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Nov. 13, 2020

Our excellent colleague, Diane Conlin, has received the 2021 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Diane Conlin

Congratulations to Diane Conlin!

Oct. 26, 2020

Diane Conlin Awarded Emeritus Status! The Department of Classics is delighted to announce that our colleague Diane Conlin has been awarded the title of Associate Professor Emerita by the College of Arts and Sciences, effective August 23 rd , 2020! This honor is well-deserved for Diane’s many contributions of every...

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Beth Dusinberre named CU Professor of Distinction

Sept. 28, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Professor Beth Dusinberre will be named a CU Professor of Distinction, an honorific title awarded by CU’s College of Arts and Sciences that is “reserved for scholars and artists of national and international distinction who are also recognized by their college peers as teachers...

Isabel Koster

Congratulations to Isabel Koster!

Aug. 26, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates Isabel Köster on her successful comprehensive review and reappointment! Isabel Köster (Ph.D. Harvard 2011) studies the history and literature of the Roman Republic and early Empire with a special interest in matters of religion. Her publications include articles and chapters on divine punishment, various aspects...

Sarah James

Congratulations to Sarah James!

Aug. 26, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates Sarah James on her tenure and promotion to Associate Professor! Sarah James (Ph.D. UTexas Austin 2010) studies the archaeology of Hellenistic Greece, particularly of the northeast Peloponnese from the 3rd-1st centuries B.C. Her numerous publications treat the economies and socio-cultural histories of this region through...

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