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Classicist tutors Julius Caesar actors on the potent rhetoric of Rome

June 25, 2017

CU Classics professor, Tyler Lansford, is transforming the death of Julius Caesar into new life for Roman rhetoric.

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Latin Summer Enrichment Program

June 18, 2017

The Latin Summer Enrichment Program is a week-long day camp that introduces elementary and middle school students to the language and culture of ancient Rome. Rising 5th through 8th graders will communicate in Latin and engage in exciting activities, from performing plays to competing in a mini-Olympics, on the campus of CU Boulder. June 18-22, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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The Department of Classics welcomes Yvona Trnka-Amrhein

March 9, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Yvona Trnka-Amrhein will be joining the faculty in fall 2017. Yvona Trnka-Amrhein (Ph.D. Harvard 2013) studies Greek literature of the Hellenistic and Imperial periods, especially the novel, biography, and history. She is particularly interested in interactions between Greek, Latin, and Egyptian literature and culture...

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Summer Online Greek - 2017

Feb. 24, 2017

BEGINNING CLASSICAL GREEK ONLINE - SUMMER 2017 Introductory Greek 1 June 5 - July 7 Introductory Greek 2 July 10 - August 11 Tuition and Fees: $1588 ($3176 for both courses) Instructor: Sam Kindick For more information, contact Professor Lauri Reitzammer ( ) No affiliation with the...

Statement from the Classics Department

Dec. 21, 2016


Doctoral Consortium in Literatures and Cultures

Nov. 14, 2016

In an effort to recruit the most talented students, the University of Colorado Boulder will fundamentally restructure the support for doctoral studies in its six literature PhD programs with the new Consortium of Doctoral Studies in Literatures and Cultures. Students accepted into the consortium programs will be guaranteed five years...

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Nov. 7, 2016

CU Boulder will be accepting applications for the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. If you are interested in applying for the Chancellor's Postdoctoral fellowship program, please contact .

2016 McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Annoncement

Sept. 23, 2016

Announcement of the 2016 Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Summary: Classics Graduate students are invited to submit essays to be judged by a committee of three faculty members. The writer of the essay judged to be the best will receive $1,500 and will present his or her essay...

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The Adonis Festival in Context

Book by CU Classics scholar finds gendered subversion in Athenian festival of Adonis.

Now accepting applications for field school in Greece!

Oct. 19, 2015

Professor Sarah James is now accepting applications to join her archaeological field school in Greece! The Western Argolid Regional Project provides an amazing opportunity to do archaeological fieldwork in Greece and get six upper-division credits. See the brochure for the Study Abroad Program and description of this Global Seminar Also...