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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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Joe Goodkin In Concert, “Homer’s Odyssey: A Folk Opera”

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. Part lecture, musical performance, and interactive discussion, the centerpiece of Joe’s program is a … Continue reading

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Learning Latin Together

Learning a language requires a community — and in Latin and Greek we have many opportunities to support each other in learning these languages: ♦ All Latin 101 students can attend Supplemental Instruction sessions, taught by Gwen Gibbons. There are … Continue reading

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Research Opportunity in Classics: Glass Lab!

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Welcome Dr. Sam Flores, Assistant Professor of Classics

The Department of Classics is pleased to welcome to our faculty, Dr. Sam Flores. Dr. Flores earned his Ph.D. in Greek and Latin from The Ohio State University. His primary research interest is Ancient Philosophy, in particular Platonic thought and … Continue reading

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Roman Historian Dr. Jen Gerrish Goes Global…

Dr. Jen Gerrish presented her work on the calamity of civil warring at the international conference on “Emotional Trauma in Greek and Roman Culture-Representations and Reactions” at the European Cultural Center of Delphi (ECCD), Greece, June 23-25, 2016. Her paper, … Continue reading

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The Archaeological Institution of America Presents …

College of Charleston field reports. There are exciting projects on-going and ways you can participate. Come hear Drs. Hays, Newhard, Sterrett-Krause, Harris, and Ibarra talk about the projects and the opportunities.

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Study Opportunities at the American School, Athens

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Professor James Newhard Writes about “Stone”

There is so much to learn about the past and ourselves from rocks and stone. See “The Chipped and Ground Stone” in M. Cosmopoulos, (ed.) The Political Geography of a Mycenaean District. The Archaeological Survey at Iklaina. Athens: Library of … Continue reading

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