Past Events

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 »

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library, Room 249
The Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Rush Rehm, Professor, Theater and Performance Studies, and Classics at Stanford University on October 25th at 12:00 Noon in the Rubenstein Library, Room 249 Thursday. A light lunch will be provided. “Nevertheless They Persisted: Euripides’... Read More »

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105 Smith Warehouse
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 »

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Allen 229
Duke Professor Laura Lieber (Religious Studies) will introduce the department to her current research Thursday. September 27 at 12 noon.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:00am
Page 207
The Undergraduate Reading Group will meet Wednesday, 9/26 in Page 207 from 11am-12pm. Come explore Augustus' Res Gestae with us! All levels of Latin welcome and no commitment required. Come for the Latin, stay for the delicious baked goods!

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 1:30pm
Holsti-Anderson Room 153, Rubenstein Library, Duke University
The Mellon Humanities Futures ''Ancient Mind: Neuroarcheology'' Working Group and the DIBS/FHI Neurohumanities Research Group [NRG] Present:  A Workshop with Lambros Malfouris and Semir Zeki Followed by a Faculty Roundtable

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
Allen 233
 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Daniel Orrells, Head of Department of Classics, King's College in London"Visualizing Antiquity in the Eighteenth Century"Rubenstein Library, Room 249Wednesday, August 29th at 5:15 PMReception to follow

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 9:00am
Join us for the first Duke/UNC First-Gen Graduate Student Symposium 'Elevating Our Stories' on Saturday April 7, 2018, 9am - 1pm! The check-in starts at 8.45am with light breakfast. Lunch is included. Brodhead/West Union Multi-Purpose Room 068. A panel and workshops celebrating first-generation... Read More »

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