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Dr. Sandra Blakely Visiting Presentation on the Cult of Samothrace

Date posted: April 3rd, 2014

Dr. Sandra Blakely will be giving a lecture on her current project entitled, “Seafaring and the Sacred: GIS, Network Models and the Cult of the Great Gods of Samothrace” in Mather House 100 on Wednesday, April 16 at 4:00pm. …Read more.

Classics Outing 2014

Date posted: April 1st, 2014

The Annual Classics Outing will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 8pm. It is a party open to all students, classicists and closet classicists. Come enjoy some food, drink and entertainment on the 4th floor of Mather House. …Read more.

World Literature Colloquium Series: Open Forum

Date posted: March 6th, 2014

The World Literature Colloquium Series will continue April 2 from 4:15 – 5:15pm with an open forum, “Return to the River: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Rivers in World Literature.” …Read more.

The Roman Triumph or Triumph over Romans?

Date posted: March 6th, 2014

Dr. Maggie Popkin, Associate Professor of Art and Art History at CWRU, will be giving a lecture on civil wars and the architecture of victory in ancient Rome on Wednesday, March 12th, 7:30pm at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Murch Auditorium. …Read more.

Vergil Week 2014

Date posted: February 27th, 2014

Mark your calendars for Vergil Week 2014 on April 21 – 25! …Read more.

From the Tigris to the Tiber: A Case of Babylonian ‘Astro-Medicine’ in Pliny the Elder

Date posted: January 13th, 2014

Maddalena Rumor (Doctoral Candidate, Freie Universität, Berlin),
Wednesday, February 19 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in Mather House 100.
This talk will present and compare two texts – a puzzling late Babylonian Kalendertext written on a cuneiform tablet in Uruk by a scholar named Iqīšâ (late fourth century BCE), and a passage from the Natural History of Pliny the Elder (first century CE) concerning fever therapies. …Read more.

“Euripides’ Hecuba: A Political Interpretation”

Date posted: January 9th, 2014

A talk by Angeliki Tzanetou, January 17, 2014, 6:00pm – 7:00pm in Clark Hall 206. …Read more.

New Graduate Certificate “Post-Bac” Program Introduced!

Date posted: December 9th, 2013

The Department of Classics is proud to introduce a Graduate Certificate Program — Or Post-Bac Program — to the CWRU offerings!
The purpose of the program is to prepare students who started “late” with Greek and Latin (i.e., after  high school) for graduate work in classics and related fields such as philosophy, art history and medieval studies.  …Read more.

Fall 2013 Events

Date posted: September 9th, 2013

Learn about event sponsored by the Department of Classics for fall semester 2013.

The 10th Annual City Dionysia

Date posted: August 25th, 2013

This year’s City Dionysia takes place on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.

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