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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,...

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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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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

Classics Department statement on campus racism

Oct. 21, 2019

Statement on the part of the faculty, staff and graduate students of the Classics Department: We, the Department of Classics, add our voices to those raised across campus by the Black Student Alliance, UGGS, the Department of Ethnic Studies, the Department of Theatre and Dance, the School of Education, and...

Endorsement of the SCS Board of Directors' letter of concern regarding the Paideia Institute

Oct. 18, 2019

The Classics Department endorses the SCS Board of Directors’ statement of October 13th, 2019, addressed to the Board of Directors of the Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, Inc: "The Society for Classical Studies joins the American Classical League in expressing deep concern in response to recent public statements regarding the...

Aequora at Casey Middle School

May 23, 2019

The Boulder Classics Department now co-ordinates an Aequora site at Casey Middle School: using Aequora’s specially designed curriculum, we harness the classical languages’ power to improve literacy while making the ancient mediterranean world fun and accessible to students of all backgrounds. Students who take Latin routinely outperform their peers on...

Classics outreach at Casey Middle School

Classics Outreach at Casey Middle School

Feb. 19, 2019

The Boulder Classics Department now co-ordinates a Classics outreach program at Casey Middle School. Meeting once a week during an afterschool period, we harness the classical languages’ power to improve literacy while making the ancient Mediterranean world fun and accessible to students of all backgrounds. Students who take Latin routinely...

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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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