Romans in Greece

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Professor Boatwright and her husband recently returned from Delos, Greece, where she spoke to Duke Alumni and others on ancient slavery (Delos was a slave-trading center) and on the Romans in Greece... Read More »

What can objects tell us?

Kyle Jazwa talks Archaeology at local Senior Center

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

This past Monday, Kyle Jazwa had a great discussion about Greek Archaeology with a group of seniors at a senior living center in nearby Cary, NC. Read More »


Duke Alum Gil Renberg PhD '03 wins national book award!

Friday, September 28, 2018

Duke PhD Gil Renberg (’03) has won the SCS Goodwin Award, the top book prize in our profession in North America, for his 2-volume work, *Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco... Read More »


Writing Implements Practicum

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Students in William Johnson's Papyrology class studied the practicalities of writing on papyrus sheets, papyrus rolls, and wax tablets in a special practicum session at the professor's house and... Read More »

Hercules in New York

Hercules in New York

Monday, September 10, 2018

Dr. Claire Catenaccio will once again be taking her Greek drama class to New York City in April! This year's text: Euripides' Heracles. Read More »


Gabi Stewart ('18) wins Middlesworth Award

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

We are delighted to report that just-graduated Classical Studies student Gabi Stewart has been awarded the Chester P. Middlesworth Award — kudos plus one thousand buckeroos! - for her thesis essay, "... Read More »


Classical Studies student, Sinja Küppers at the Graduate Orientation

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

2nd-year PhD student Sinja Küppers warmly welcomed the incoming graduate students to Duke as part of a Student Panel Discussion during the Graduate School Orientation and invited all first-generation... Read More »


A Team of Duke Archaeologists Studies Late Bronze Age Architecture in Cyprus

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kyle Jazwa (Visiting Lecturer) was joined by a small group of archaeologists, including Duke graduate student Antonio LoPiano, to study the architecture at Maa-Palaeokastro, Cyprus. The short-lived... Read More »

A fig for Artemis!

Duke at the Temple of Artemis!

Monday, August 6, 2018

Assistant Professor Claire Catenaccio with a fig at the Temple of Artemis in Brauron, Greece - the legendary final resting place of Iphigenia - preparing to direct Euripides in an ancient theater! Read More »


Professor Jed Atkins discusses the content of Roman Political Thought

Monday, July 30, 2018

Professor Atkins discusses the content of his new book, Roman Political Thought, as part of the faculty books video series:   Read More »