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Department of Classics

Dartmouth College
6086 Reed Hall Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-3394


Department Chair
Professor Roberta Stewart


Administrative Staff


Therese Perin-Deville (Administrator)


Leslie Barrow (Administrative Assistant)


Carol Bean-Carmody (Academic Assistant)


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News & Events

Save the Date:

Benefactors Lecture, Thursday, May 7, 2017

Lecturer: Tim Whitmarsh, University of Cambridge:

" A maiden's consent: romance and sexual ethics at the dawn of Christianity"

Time and location: TBD


Hood Museum Happenings with the Classics Dept.


3 March, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
"Poseidon the Earth-Shaker, Feasting, and the Sea: An Archaeologist's Perspective"
Julie Hruby, Assistant Professor of Classics, Dartmouth College


7 March, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life


9 March, Monday, 12:15–2:15 p.m.
Tour and Lunch with a Professor and a Curator
Join fellow members and Jerry Rutter, Sherman Fairchild Professor of the Humanities Emeritus, Classics Department, Dartmouth College, and Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, Hood Museum of Art, for a tour of Poseidon and the Sea, followed by lunch and discussion in the Hood's conference room. $30.00 per person; space is limited. Please register by Monday, March 2 ( or 603-646-9660).


10 March, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
"The Motion of the Ocean: Sensuality and the Sea in Roman Art"
Essi Rönkko, Poseidon and the Sea Curatorial Assistant, Art Handler, Hood Museum of Art


14 March, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
"Reflections on the Poseidon and the Sea Exhibition"
Seth Pevnick, Dartmouth Class of 1999, Acting Director, Chief Curator, and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art, Tampa Museum of Art

 Past Events & Lectures

Last Updated: 3/4/15