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  • Registration begins March 10th. The course is offered through University of Colorado Boulder (Continuing Education).
  • If you are a non-University of Colorado student (or a University of Colorado student enrolling in a class for the first time), you must fill out the online application: conted....

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When Christina Chandler transferred to the University of Colorado Boulder as an English major, her advisor pushed her to take a course in classics. It would meet a requirement, the advisor said, and it fit into her schedule.

Chandler, who didn’t think she’d be interested in the subject, was not happy. But she gave in.

“I didn’t know classics was a thing. I didn’t know the word. I didn’t know it was a field,” she said. “But immediately, I was just so enamored...

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:: Boulder Campus ::  

Friday, April 18th from 9:00am - 12:00pm

University Memorial Center Rooms 382 - 386...

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Free and Open to the Public

Generations of scholars have relied heavily on ancient literary accounts of the Roman sacking of the city-state of Corinth in the mid-second century, BC, to interpret archaeological remains in the city. Many Greek and Roman authors pain grim pictures of utter destruction and the following abandonment while drawing parallels to the razing...

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University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (1030 Broadway) at 7:00
Free and Open to the Public

Jodi Magness (Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Joukowsky Lecture, “The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Thursday, March 20, at 6:00 in HUMN 250, the Classics Department will be hosting ***PIZZA AND MOVIE NIGHT***!

All are welcome; no need to be a Classicist to come. We'll be showing that amazing classic, "Spartacus" -- with *free food*!

All are invited, and encouraged to bring friends.



Eaton Humanities Room 250 at 5:00pm
Reception to Follow in Eaton Humanities Room 350

Why do the names of the Latin love poets’ girlfriends overlap with the Greek names of slaves and freedwomen living in Rome at that time?
Looking at contemporary inscriptional evidence, Professor Keith will argue that Roman elegy is intimately correlated with Roman imperialism in its celebration of...

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