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In the Press: Early Latin Poetry by Jackie Elliott

April 22, 2022

Jackie Elliott explores early Latin poetry in a new book ! This new publication by Jackie Elliott discusses the earliest Roman poetry we can trace, which dates to the late third and second centuries B.C.E. With the exception of Roman comedy, all poetry written at Rome during this period is...

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McClanahan Lecture: The Past in Fragments: Ennius’ Annals, Cato’s Origins, and the history of Rome

March 28, 2022

The Past in Fragments: Ennius’ Annals , Cato’s Origins , and the history of Rome Professor Jackie Elliott Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m. Hale Science Building Room 230 Free and Open to Public Download Poster ABSTRACT The early Roman poet Ennius (239 – 169 BCE) and his contemporary, the statesman...

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Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts (AIA lecture)

March 24, 2022

Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts Dr. Jeremy Hartnett (Wabash College) Thurs. Apr. 14, 2022 at 7pm Eaton Humanities 1B80 [New Location] Register Here When we think of Roman cities, it is tempting to conjure images of temples, baths, and amphitheaters. This talk storms into the narrow streets...

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Archaeology, Museums, and War in the 21st Century 

March 18, 2022

Archaeology, Museums, and War in the 21st Century Brian Rose James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology University of Pennsylvania Monday, April 18th, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. | HUMN 1B90 FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC The wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria during the last 16 years have profoundly influenced who...

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McClanahan Lecture: Lampreys and the Birth of Roman Imperial Jurisdiction

Feb. 6, 2022

McClanahan Lecture Series Lampreys and the Birth of Roman Imperial Jurisdiction Dr. Zach Herz, University of Colorado Boulder Thursday, February 17th, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. | Hybrid Vedius Pollio liked feeding people to lampreys. According to an urban legend that circulated in Imperial Rome, the emperor Augustus saved one of...

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McClanahan Lecture: Death and Transfiguration

Oct. 25, 2021

Dr. Lansford shares about an unlikely witness to the tremendous cycles of collapse and recovery, death and renewal that have transformed central Rome beyond recognition down the centuries.

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Colorado Classics Day 2021

Sept. 25, 2021

Please join us for Colorado Classics Day on September 25th!

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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!

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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...