Past Events

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:45am
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
CLST Presents ... Alicia Jiménez: News from the Front on Nov 21st from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm in Rubenstein Library 249

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:15pm
Allen 226
Research over the past few decades has shown that women and children were an integral part of life in Roman military communities, but work on the social role of these individuals still lags behind. This talk focuses on the social life of Roman soldiers, considering the varied evidence (... Read More »

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
We are surrounded by people and places. Beyond communicating with people and navigating through places, we cannot help but evaluate them. In this talk, I will review basic conceptual underpinnings of neuroaesthetics, a relatively new field that examines the biological bases of aesthetic experiences... Read More »

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
This international, interdisciplinary research program is an exploration of ancient "reading cultures" or "reading communities" that seeks to extend the work in William Johnson's Readers and Reading Cultures in the High Empire: A Study of Elite Communities (Oxford University Press, 2010). This... Read More »

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:45am
Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania."A Seat at the Table: the Greeks and their Foodways"Sociology Psychology, Room 127Thursday, October 17th, 11:45am-1pm Traditional approaches to Greek foodways look to land-use, crops, and consumption... Read More »

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Murphey Hall 104, UNC's Campus
The UNC Department of Classics presents: Horace’s Virtual Embodiment: An Unrecognized Self-Portrait in Montium Custos (Carm. 3.22) Francis L. Newton Professor Emeritus of Latin, Duke University Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:00 pm Murphey Hall 104 (UNC's campus) Free and open to the public

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 3:30pm
Allen 233
It’s time for our annual Pops with Profs event!  Friday, August 30th 3:30 - 5:00 PM 233 Allen Building This is a great time to get to know other undergraduate students with a love for classics in a relaxed atmosphere.  Plus, those LocoPops are delicious!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 1:30pm
Jack Katz Stadium (East Campus)
Duke's "Ancient Athletics" class will hold an Olympic competition in two weeks. Join us on Wednesday April 24 at Jack Katz Stadium, 1:30-2:30 PM and see students compete in the stade, long jump, discus, hoplitodromos, and more!

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Rubenstein Library Room 249
Senior Elizabeth Needham will present her thesis: Nondum laurus erat: Plants and Empire in Ovid’s Metamorphoses Friday, April 19 11:00-12:30PM Rubenstein Library Room 249 A reception with a light lunch will follow.  Please RSVP:

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 11:30am
Page 207
The Latin Sight-Reading Group lives! If you would like to practice reading Latin in a fun and supportive environment, please join us in Page 207 from 11:30-12:30 pm on Wednesday. This week, we'll be reading from Seneca's "Apocolocyntosis," so if you've ever wanted to use the word "Pumpkinification... Read More »

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Penn Pavilion
The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The "workshop" approach of this conference requires... Read More »

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library, Room 249
Does the past—or what we believe about it—really matter? Many Greeks apparently believed it did, and the Athenians developed special strategies for describing, recasting, or inventing their own history.

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 5:45pm
Duke University
February 15th, 2019 Join us for an evening of “Celebration of Classics”. Note that this programming is optional for you to participate in!  Welcome and Dinner // Rubenstein Library 154 // 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Mingle with Duke Classics faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students over... Read More »

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 5:30pm
Law School Room 3037
Wednesday, February 13 | 5:30 p.m. Law School Room 3037        The Destruction of Memory—The War Against Culture, and the Battle to Save It: “Over the past century, cultural destruction has wrought catastrophic results across the globe. This war against culture is not over—it’s been steadily... Read More »

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse Bay 4, C105
Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and Duke University Libraries for a Faculty Bookwatch panel on David Morgan's Images at Work: The Material Culture of Enchantment (Oxford University Press, 2018). This book explores our interaction with images and other objects as a form of enchantment... Read More »