Past Events

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Murphey Hall, UNC-CH
Speakers: Garbage Bodies: Invective, Ugliness and Social Order | Dr. Tom Hawkins Obscenity at Pompeii: Filth and Fornication in the Public Sphere | Dr. Sarah Levin-Richardson

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:30am
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Latin professors, graduate students and instructors, and high school teachers from around the Carolinas are invited to attend Active Latin with Justin Slocum Bailey, a teacher training session, hosted by the Classics Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Department... Read More »

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 5:30pm
0013 Westbrook @ Duke
On February 1st at 5:30 PM Duke CLST and The Center for Late Ancient Studies - CLAS - at Duke & UNC presents Noel Lenski (Yale University) who will be lecturing on“Roman Refugees: Settling Extra-Territorial Peoples Inside a World Empire” at Duke University in 0013 Westbrook.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
On Nov. 3rd, Duke CLST and Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University will be giving a workshop on Archaeology, Memories, & Conflicts from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in Smith Warehouse Bay 4, C105.A 3 hour workshop focused on the study of material culture for the interpretation of the past and... Read More »

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Gross Hall, 330 -- Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall
Barak Sober (Tel Aviv University)

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00am
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How does an instructor create an optimal learning environment for all students? It happens in two ways. First, it is essential to create a classroom community that is welcoming and supports students of all learning styles. Second, it is important to design each unit as a coherent whole that... Read More »

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
The meaning of Diocletian's Palace has been oversimplified in most of scientific research during the past two centuries. Although the original purpose of this building has recently been established as the imperial manufacture of textiles, the consequences of such new historical approach on the... Read More »

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School
On March 17th 2017, renowned poet Derek Walcott passed away. The Saint Lucian poet and playwright received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992 and was best known for his Homeric epic poem Omeros.   Romance Studies invites you to join us for a celebration of Derek Walcott’s life and works. We will... Read More »

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Gross Hall Ahmadieh Family Atrium (3rd Floor)
Archaeology deals with the study and interpretation of human activity through the excavation of sites and the analysis of material culture, the paleo-environment and cultural landscapes.In the last decades, digital technologies, radiocarbon dating and the study of paleo-environments have... Read More »

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Bay 10, Room A266
The Department of Classical Studies and Humanities Futures of the Franklin Humanities Institute present the speaker Lucrezia Ungaro, from the Museum of Imperial Fora in Rome, Italy. She will be speaking on "Trajan the Great Builder: Welfare State, Power of Images and Propaganda"  in Smith Warehouse... Read More »

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:15pm
Perkins Library 217
The story of history's most famous assassination, "The Death of Caesar" by Barry Strauss. The Department of Classical Studies is hosting a discussion with the renowned author, Barry Strauss. A reception will follow.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
On March 31st and April 1st the graduate students of Duke CLST and the Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University present the Duke Classics Graduate Colloquium, a collaborative event aimed at discussing and developing pedagogical tools for Classics educators. See the poster for more... Read More »

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Bay 10, Room A266
Jas' Elsner, Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University and Visiting Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago, will give a talk on "Ornament and Mise en Abyme in Roman Sarcophagi" on Friday, March 31st at 5 p.m. in Smith Warehouse, Bay 10 in Room A266. There will be a reception to... Read More »

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library Room 153
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Humanities Futures event, "Traces and Echoes: Scribal Culture, Texts & Orality in Late Antiquity." The event will take place on March 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m in Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library Room 153. For more information... Read More »

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
Reynolds Industries Theater
Hoof 'n' Horn, in association with Duke Theater Studies, presents a workshop production of The Aeneid: A Play With Songs. The play will run from March 30 - April 2 and April 6 - 9 at the Reynolds Industries Theater. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for general public. Make sure to see it while... Read More »

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