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CofC Classics Student Perspective: Chandler Spearman

In this video, Chandler Spearman, a classics major at the College of Charleston, discusses his experiences studying classics and with classics faculty.   Thanks Dr. Michael Overholt for producing this video!

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ClassiCasts, Episode 1: Dr. James Newhard (Professor and Chair of Classics)

Click the playbar below to listen to the 1st episode of ClassiCasts, the official podcast of CofC Classics, created and produced in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. In this inaugural episode, Dr. Overholt speaks with … Continue reading

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Gerrish publishes book on Sallust

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Gerrish on the publication of her book, Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography: Confronting the End of History. Read more about her new book here: https://www.routledge.com/Sallusts-Histories-and-Triumviral-Historiography-Confronting-the-End/Gerrish/p/book/9781138218567

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Avkat Archaeological Project Published

The volume on the Avkat Archaeological Project is now out: Haldon, J., Elton, H., and J. Newhard (eds.), Archaeology and Urban Settlement in Late Roman And Byzantine Anatolia. Euchaïta-Avkat-Beyözü and its Environment (Cambridge). Congrats to Dr. Newhard and the entire Avkat team!

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AIA Lecture this Thursday, March 8

Please join the Archaeological Institute of America for our next free public lecture by Dr. Sethuraman Suresh: “West Meets East: Commerce between Ancient Rome and South Asia.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 8 at 7:00 pm, with … Continue reading

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Classical Charleston 2018. Sappho: Then and Now

On February 22-23, the seventh annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will address the Greek poet Sappho’s place within the corpus of Classical Greek literature, and her continuing influence on music and poetry today. This year’s colloquium invites leading voices in Classics, … Continue reading

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Actor David Loar Performs “An Iliad,” Nov. 17 and 18

On Thursday, November 17th and Friday, November 18th at 7:00 PM (Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309), the Department of Classics will sponsor David Loar, presenting his premier performance of Lisa Peterson’s and Denis O’Hare’s An Iliad. The event … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan and Homer: Joe Goodkin in Concert, Monday!

On Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM (Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309) Classics will sponsor Joe Goodkin performing his Folk Opera, Homer’s Odyssey. An Invitation from Joe Goodkin: There’s a small but wonderful corner of scholarship that connects … Continue reading

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Epic! Classics Club Demonstrates Hoplite Warfare

On September 22, thanks to a demonstration by the Classics Club, Greek Hoplite battle-lines came to life on the Cistern of the College of Charleston!  Come join the Club!

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Greek and Latin are Eternal Languages

Listen to Ryan Sellers TED Talk on “The Value of Learning Latin.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6eYkDhH61Y&sns=fb Ryan Sellers is a Latin teacher at Memphis University School. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association and as … Continue reading

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