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McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Announcement 2020

Oct. 12, 2020

Announcement of the 2020 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...

Colorado Classics Day 2019

Colorado Classics Day 2020

Oct. 3, 2020

On Saturday October 3rd, the CU Boulder Department of Classics is proud to (virtually) host Colorado Classics Day, an educational outreach event connecting middle- and high-school students from across the state with faculty at Boulder and other colleges throughout Colorado. Students will learn fun facts about the ancient world, see how college Classicists teach their favorite subjects, and even get advice about majoring in Classics or pursuing it as a career!

Beth Dusinberre

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...

John Gibert

Congratulations to John Gibert!

Aug. 19, 2020

The Department of Classics congratulates John Gibert on his promotion to Full Professor! John Gibert (BA Yale, PhD Harvard) is interested in archaic and classical Greek poetry, especially Homer and drama, and in particular the tragic playwright Euripides. His edition of Euripides’ Ion with introduction, Greek text, and commentary appeared...

Catie Steidl

Classics Welcomes Catie Steidl!

June 30, 2020

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Statement on the death of George Floyd

June 5, 2020

We in the Department of Classics join our colleagues in Ethnic Studies and Women and Gender Studies in condemning the murder of George Floyd and other Black Americans. We also endorse the statements of our professional organizations, the Society for Classical Studies and the Archaeological Institute of America , and...

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...

Classics Dusinberre and MCDB Detweiller

Yin and yang, research and teaching

Feb. 26, 2020

Excellent research fuels exceptional teaching, and vice versa