Kyle Jazwa Spent the Summer Studying (and Making!) Ancient Greek Architecture

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dr. Kyle Jazwa recently returned from Greece where he studied unpublished clay architectural fragments from several sites, including Rouf (Attica), the Athenian Agora, and Dimini. He also visited the... Read More »

Antonio LoPiano and Alicia Jiménez in the annex to one the camps

Prof. Jiménez obtains new data in the field to create a digital plan of the Roman camps near Numantia (Renieblas, Spain)

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

A team from three Universities (Duke, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad de Castilla La Mancha) led by Prof. Jiménez completed in August an intensive field survey of the Roman camps... Read More »

Upcoming talk by Duke professor, in CT

Upcoming talk by Duke professor, in CT

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Prof. Tolly Boatwright will present an illustrated talk, "Imperial Women of Rome," in Stonington, CT, Sept. 8, 2019. Read More »

Grad Student Outing to the Ballpark

Grad Student Outing to the Ballpark

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

In what has started to become a semester-opening tradition, a bunch of classics graduate students spent a relaxing evening together at the ballpark watching the Durham Bulls. Grads enjoying a... Read More »


William Johnson presents paper at Dead Sea Scrolls conference

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Last week, William Johnson presented an invited paper, "The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Classicist's View" at a conference entitled "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Media Culture" at St Mary's University,... Read More »


Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Congratulations to the CLST class of 2019. This year we had 6 graduates; Evangeline Marecki (AB), Elizabeth Needham (AB), Makaila Christensen (MA), Alex Fowler (MA), Melissa Huber (PhD), and... Read More »

Renieblas Orthographic Map

Prof. Alicia Jiménez receives grants from the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and Duke’s Arts & Sciences Council

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Prof. A. Jiménez worked last December on a photogrammetric study and a LiDAR map of the Roman camps near Numantia (Renieblas, Spain 2nd-1st c. BCE) with Profs. J. Bermejo (Universidad Carlos III de... Read More »


Prof. Alicia Jiménez gives a paper at the Theoretical Archaeology Group conference

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Prof. Alicia Jiménez gave a paper at this year's Theoretical Archaeology Group conference at the University of Syracuse, NY (May 3-5, 2019). Alicia's presentation, in a session organized by Profs.... Read More »


CLST 354 visits Monty Python's Life of Brian at the Carolina Theater

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Students taking the course Roman Spectacles (CLST 354) with Prof. Alicia Jiménez look at the bright side of (Roman) life during the re-release of Monty Python's Life of Brian at the Carolina Theater... Read More »


Duke's 1st Olympiad was a success!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Dr. Jazwa's "Ancient Athletics" course hosted an Ancient Olympics-inspired event on Wednesday. Champions were crowned (literally - with olive wreaths!) in the Stade (1-lap race), Diaulos (2-lap race... Read More »