Past Events

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 »

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 5:30pm
Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons and Tony Curtis during the filming of 'Spartacus' (Stanley Kubrick, 1960)
If you haven't seen the movie in the big screen yet this is a great chance to watch what the 1960 poster described as "The thrilling adventure that electrified the world" with the Roman Spectacle class. Everyone welcome!       When: 5:30 pm. January 20, 2019       Where: East Duke 209       Read... Read More »

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Social Psychology Room 127
This semester, students in the Ancient Science and Technology course have been working to research and recreate ancient technologies, techniques and objects. We would like to invite you to the second annual "Ancient Science and Tech Fair" on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00-5:00 PM in Social... Read More »

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
The East Duke Pink Parlor
Organized by our very own, Maurizio Forte: Please join the Neurohumanities Research Group and the Mellon Humanities Futures “Ancient Mind: Neuroarcheology” working group for the rescheduled visit of Lambros Malafouris, Friday November 9 from 3-4:15. Dr. Malafouris is a Research and Teaching Fellow... Read More »

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
West Union, 3rd Floor
Classics Collegium will be hosting its first ever Colloquium with Dr. Jose Gonzalez, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Classical Languages Department, on Thursday, October 25th! The event will take place at 6 pm on the third floor of West Union. Dr. Gonzalez will speak about his career and... Read More »