Speakers

2018

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
None
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
None
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 »

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
229 Allen Building
Caroline Stark, who is an Assistant Professor at Howard University (visiting Duke this year as an HWL visiting faculty fellow) will be giving a brown-bag presentation on “Classical Mythmaking in African American Literature, a sample from the Io Project” on Thursday November 17 at 12:00 pm in 229... Read More »

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
In a rare opportunity, Professor Colin Renfrew will be visiting Duke and available for a collegial discussion on topic questions concerning ancient minds, cognition and perception in the ancient world. Register: http://sapientparadox.eventbrite.com    

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 -- Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Please RSVP for lecture and seminar at sapientparadox.eventbrite.comColin Renfrew is a Disney Professor Emeritus of Archaeology and former Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge.Intelligent purposive behaviour is a feature of many species. Yet... Read More »

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Professor James Frakes from UNC, Charlotte will be giving a lecture titled “Bridging Distances: Highway Monuments in the Roman Provinces". The lecture will take place on Thursday, November 10, at 5 PM in Murphey 104 on UNC's campus. The event is free and open to the public. As usual, there will be... Read More »

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
John Aldrup-MacDonald will be speaking on "Deconstructing an Athenian Decree: IG I3 84 and the Problem of Amendment," on Thursday October  27 at 12 noon in 229 Allen.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 9, Room A290
Professor Alicia Jimenez (Duke University, Classical Studies) will give a lecture titled "Was Schulten right? Duke's new fieldwork project at the Roman camps near Numantia (Renieblas, Spain, 2nd-1st c. BCE)" as part of the Fall Intermezzo Speaker Series.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:15pm
Allen Building, Room 226
Dr. Phillip Horky, Durham University/National Humanities Center Fellow, addresses questions of authenticity and forgery in ancient world by examining Pythagorean texts attributed to Pseudo-Archytas.

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:45am
Professors Tolly Boatwright and Jed Atkins will be giving a brown-bag presentation on CV and Cover Letter Writing on Thursday Sept 8 at 11:45 am in 229 Allen.

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