Spotted in the Wild

Monday, January 7, 2019

Professors Claire Catenaccio and Josh Sosin take a break from conference papers at the SCS to monkey around at the San Diego Zoo!   Spotted in the Wild   Read More »


Kyle Jazwa's 'Ancient Science and Technology' class hosts an "Ancient Science Fair."

Friday, January 4, 2019

At the end of the Fall 2018 semester, Kyle Jazwa's 'Ancient Science and Technology' class hosted an "Ancient Science Fair" to present the students' reconstructions of ancient technologies.... Read More »


Team working with Prof. Alicia Jiménez creates a new LiDAR-based map of the Roman camps near Numantia (Renieblas, Spain, 2nd – 1st c. BCE).

Monday, December 17, 2018

     Profs. J. Bermejo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), D. Hernández (Universidad de Castilla La Mancha) and A. Jiménez (Duke) will create a new LiDAR-based map to study the walls... Read More »

Plato and Pizza

The Triumph of Philosophy

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Prof. Catenaccio and members of her Greek 203 class on Plato’s Symposium brave the blizzard for end-of-term festivities at Pizzeria Toro. Read More »


Latin Certamen Provides Fun Outlet on Last Day of Class

Friday, December 7, 2018

On Friday, December 7 students from all four sections of Latin 101 competed in a Certamen (contest) to test their Latin knowledge and review for the final exam. PhD candidate Courtney Monahan took... Read More »


Newly Added Course for Spring 2019

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Classics Department has a new Spring offering: CLST 348 Classical Greek Archaeology: Archaic to Classical with Dr. Kyle Jazwa. CLST 348 will be held on Monday and Friday, 3:05-4:20. In it,... Read More »

Students reading the legend of a Roman denarius

Students in Alicia Jiménez's seminar Principles of Roman Archaeology visit the Nasher Museum to study Roman coins

Friday, November 16, 2018

Coins are not simply the raw material of catalogue compilers and a source of chronological information! Students learned during their visit to the Nasher Museum with Prof. Jiménez how to analyze... Read More »

Lindsay Mazurek speaking

Digital cartography conference

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Duke's CLST and AAHVS, together with the Ancient World Mapping Center at UNC, hosted a conference on digital cartography, November 2 – 3, 2018. The excellent talks included one by are Antonio LoPiano... Read More »

Professor Atkins, students, and faculty colleagues pose for a picture outside the Capitol building during a field trip to Washin

Visions of Freedom Focus DC Field Trip

Monday, October 29, 2018

Professor Atkins, students, and faculty colleagues pose for a picture outside the Capitol building during a field trip to Washington D.C. As part of the Visions of Freedom Focus cluster, the group... Read More »

Society of Classical Studies Teaching

Mike Lippman Duke PhD ’04 wins 2018 SCS teaching prize

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Duke graduate Mike Lippman PhD ’04 has won the national (SCS) teaching prize for 2018! Professor Lippman is doing these great things at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Read all about it here... Read More »