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New artwork on display!

New artwork on display!

Friday, February 16, 2018

After more than a year of planning, a piece of art that has been in storage for many years is now on display in our hallway in Allen: Neo-Assyrian Relief from North West Palace at Nimrud (Iraq... Read More »



Zach Heater ('17) publishes on Plato

Zach Heater ('17) publishes on Plato

Friday, February 2, 2018

Zach Heater (Classical Studies, '17) has just been accepted for publication a revision to part of his senior thesis in Philomathes: An Online Undergraduate Journal for Research in the Classics. The... Read More »



Duke Students Recreate Ancient Technologies

Duke Students Recreate Ancient Technologies

Monday, December 18, 2017

Duke students recreate ancient technologies for the undergraduate "Ancient Science and Technology" course, such as a Roman watermill, Archimedes screw, functioning ballista, and hand-spun yarn.... Read More »



William Johnson presents at SBL

William Johnson presents at SBL

Friday, December 8, 2017

At the Society for Biblical Literature in Boston, panel session S20-313 focused on applications of William Johnson's work on ancient reading cultures to early Christian and Judaic studies, with... Read More »



Kudos to Adrian High!

Kudos to Adrian High!

Friday, December 1, 2017

Kudos to Adrian High on the successful completion of his dissertation prospectus! "Slaves and Ex-Slaves in the Roman Military Community under the Principate." Taking a wide and inclusive view. Nice! Read More »



2018 SCS/AIA Annual Meeting CLST Presentations

2018 SCS/AIA Annual Meeting CLST Presentations

Monday, November 27, 2017

SCS Jed Atkins, Duke University : Approaching Christian Receptions of the Classical Tradition; Organized by Nicholas Kauffman, Gonzaga University, Alexander Loney, Wheaton College, and Jed... Read More »



Gabi Stewart wins Rhodes Scholarship!

Gabi Stewart wins Rhodes Scholarship!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Classical Languages major Gabi Stewart ('18) will be Duke's next Rhodes scholar! She will use the scholarship to continue her studies in ancient Greek and manuscripts and papyri at Oxford University... Read More »



Greek Tragedy Mask Workshop

Greek Tragedy Mask Workshop

Friday, November 17, 2017

The students of Claire Catenaccio's Greek tragedy seminar (Greek 528) took an adventure-filled field trip to Paperhand Puppet Intervention in Saxapahaw to investigate the techniques of masked... Read More »



Frogs Take Manhattan

Frogs Take Manhattan

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Claire Catenaccio has received a generous Enhancement Grant from the Dean's Office for her undergraduate class Greek on Aristophanes. The class will now include a weekend trip to New York City at the... Read More »



Intertextuality in Athenian Interstate Legislation: The Case of IG II^2 1

Intertextuality in Athenian Interstate Legislation: The Case of IG II^2 1

Thursday, October 26, 2017

John Aldrup-MacDonald will present a draft of a paper to be given at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies. The talk will be of interest to anyone curious about the nature of... Read More »



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