Speakers

2018

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, 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

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Department of Classical Studies is pleased to host Neil W. Bernstein (Ohio University) who is presenting on "As often among a great people': Manipulating the Crowd in Roman Epic" on Tuesday, April 3rd at 5:15 PM in the Rubenstein Library, Room 349. A reception will follow.

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
The connections between images and societies are manifold. Humans weave meanings into matter that speak to our identities as individuals and groups. Bodies interact with objects through lived experience, embedding doctrines and socially constructed values into these things. At the same time, our... Read More »

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 5:15am
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Luca Grillo (Professor of Classics at UNC, Chapel Hill) "Pragmatics and Irony in Latin Literature" on Tuesday, March 27th at 5:15 PM in the Rubenstein Library, Room 349. A reception will follow.

Friday, March 23, 2018 (All day)
Penn Pavilion
The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop. This annual event is a free two-day workshop featuring Keynote lectures and working seminars.Keynote speakers this year include: Jennifer Nash, Northwestern Univ.; Denise Ferreira da... Read More »

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.

2017

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 »

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
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 »

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 11:45am
Professor Thomas Merrill from American University lectures to Professor Atkins' "Democracy: Ancient and Modern" class on Thomas Jefferson, natural rights, and slavery.

2016

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
This talk will examine some key episodes in the invention and evolution of "classicism" as an aesthetic and historical category, from its early-modern incubation to its later contestation via opposing terms such as Romanticism, the Baroque, and modernism. Particular attention will be given to the... Read More »

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