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Professor Renfrew discusses the Sapient paradox at Duke

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Colin Renfrew, Disney Professor Emeritus of Archaeology and former Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, presented "The Sapient Paradox:... Read More »



Archaeology of Death Class Fieldtrip with Professor Jiménez

Friday, November 11, 2016

Fieldtrip to Maplewood cemetery in Durham with the Archaeology of Death class (Prof. Jiménez). We studied the relationship between social structure and cemeteries and compared Maplewood to Roman... Read More »



Principles of Archaeology visit to DiVE

Friday, November 11, 2016

We recently visited the DiVE with students taking the course Principles of Archaeology (CLST 144). We discussed the virtual reconstruction of the Turkish Neolithicsite Çatalhöyük and how virtual... Read More »



Graduate Student Melissa Huber's Abstract Selected By CAMWS Program Committee

Monday, November 7, 2016

In April, graduate student Melissa Huber's abstract entitled “Claudius and the Monumentalization of Water Supply Improvements in Rome” was one of those selected by the CAMWS Program Committee for the... Read More »



Dr. Maurizio Forte awarded the Outstanding Work Award at the China International Tangible Interaction Design and Innovation Exhibition, 2015

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CLST Professor, Dr. Maurizio Forte, was recently awarded an Outstanding Work Award (from the top 21 pieces out of 70 nominated works) by the China International Tangible Interaction Design and... Read More »



Dr. William Johnson on “Ancient Magic and Ancient Literacies”

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This October William Johnson gave an invited paper on “Ancient Magic and Ancient Literacies” as the conference respondent for Inscribing Power in Antiquity at the Ludwig-Maximilians-... Read More »



Dr. Mary T. Boatwright Presents "The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra"

Sunday, October 16, 2016

On October 16th, Dr. Mary T. Boatwright presented her paper “The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra,” at Aarhus, Denmark at a conference on women and children on Palmyrene funerary... Read More »



Dr. Mary T. Boatwright honored as the 2016-2017 John Charles Lecturer at Wabash College

Friday, September 16, 2016

On September 16th, Dr. Mary T. Boatwright presented her paper "Alma Mater? Rome and the Emperor’s Mother,” as the 2016-2017 John Charles Lecturer at Wabash College. Read More »



Laura Camp receives Research Travel Award

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Duke Graduate Student Laura Camp receives Research Travel Award from The Department of Classical Studies to support her studies in the 2017 Winter Program in Greek Palaeography at the American... Read More »



Cord Peters is awarded the Chester P. Middlesworth Award

Monday, August 8, 2016

We are delighted to report that our outgoing student Cord Peters has been awarded the Chester P. Middlesworth Award. Read More »



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