Jackie Elliott

Congratulations to Jackie Elliott!

May 26, 2020

Jackie Elliott has won a College Scholar Award, which she will use to support the completion of the following two projects: A short, introductory volume on Early Roman Poetry , for Brill’s Research Perspectives in Classical Poetry series. This volume will offer an overview of current scholarship and interpretive trends...

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Congratulations to our Student Award Winners!

April 30, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates the following award-winners: (Jump to: Graduate Award Winners ) UNDERGRADUATE AWARD WINNERS The Matthew Dwyer Prize for the Translation of Latin and Greek Cameron Hunter James Tranchetti The 2020 Dwyer prize for Latin translation has been jointly won by Cameron Hunter and James Tranchetti for...

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Congratulations to our Faculty Award Winners!

April 29, 2020

Lauri Reitzammer

Congratulations to Lauri Reitzammer!

April 22, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates Lauri Reitzammer! Lauri Reitzammer has won a LEAP (Leadership Education for Advancement and Promotion) Growth Grant , that will give her a teaching release next academic year to work on her current book project: Resident Aliens and Sacred Sightseers: Female Immigrants and Travelers in Athenian Tragedy .

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Sarah James Awarded Seed Grant!

April 21, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates Sarah James! Sarah James has been awarded a CU Research and Innovation Seed Grant , a major grant that will support two seasons (in 2021 and 2022) of the Classics Department’s new archaeological project! The project is a collaboration with the University of Split that...

Tyler Lansford

Congratulations to Tyler Lansford!

March 2, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates Tyler Lansford on his promotion to Senior Instructor! Tyler Lansford (Ph.D. Washington 1991) is primarily interested in the historical topography of the city of Rome from antiquity to the present. His first book, The Latin Inscriptions of Rome: A Walking Guide (Johns Hopkins 2009) features...

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Matthew Dwyer Translation Competition

March 1, 2020

All Classics undergraduates should limber up for the Matthew Dwyer Translation competition . This will take place on Monday, 2nd March , in HUMN 345 , at 2-4:30 pm and Tuesdaty, 3rd March , in HUMN 350 , at 1:30-4 pm . One prize each for Greek and Latin will...

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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

Sarah James at work on pottery at Corinth

Five Questions for Sarah James

Oct. 17, 2019

Through pieces of pottery, archaeologist touches history in the Mediterranean

Carole Newlands

Carole Newlands appointed University Distinguished Professor

Sept. 13, 2019

Friday, 13th September, the Regents of the University of Colorado appointed Professor Carole Newlands a University Distinguished Professor . The title "Distinguished Professor" is the highest honor that the University of Colorado bestows on its own faculty members. This title is extended to a very limited number of honorees chosen...

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