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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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Past Events & Lectures


 Learn to Read Oscan with Thomas Hendrickson

Zarbin Lecture 2014

Benefactors' Lecture is cancelled

Dion of Prusa on Speaking the Truth

 Jacques Bromberg

Michael Lurie



Naomi Weiss

Remaking Cicero



Zarbin Lecture

Classics Theses Presentations Spring 2013

Benefactors Lecture

Katelyn Burgess


Jeremy Rutter Invitation


 Candida Moss


Professor Jeremy Rutter is recognized for Archaeological Achievements in the Dartmouth Now


Tess Stek Lecture



Department of Classics Annual Benefactors' Lecture

Lecture by Peter Struck, University of Pennsylvania, Oracles, Omens and Dreams among the Philosophers, A Cognitive Approach to Divination

Thursday, May 10, 2011, Rockefeller Center III, 4:00 pm

Reception to follow

Hadrianvs In Nvmmis, Hadrian in/on His Coins

Lecture by William Metcalf

Thursday, February 23, 2011, Rockefeller Center III, 4:00 pm

Reception to follow

Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Hood Museum of Art through the Yale University Collection-Sharing Initiative

CLST Thesis 2012





























Rife Lecture
















Classics Honors Thesis Presentations

Thursday, May 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Location: Reed Hall 104
Reception and Prize & Awards Celebration immediately following in Reed 322

Theses Presenters:
Charles H. Clark
The Gortyn Laws in Architectural Context

Kathryn T. Mammel
Bodies in Bloom: The Association of Flora and Female Figures in Late Bronze Age Aegean Iconography

Sarah C. Spangenberg
Issues of Planning in Diocletian's Palace at Split: Imperial Cult and the Late Antique Palace

Benefactors one

 Lecture by Ellen Oliensis

Prostitution Ancient and Modern: A Tell-All Confession

February 22, 2011, 4:00 p.m., Rockefeller 002

Lecture presented by Professor Nicholas K. Rauh, Professor of Classics in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Purdue University.


Life and Death at a Port in Roman Greece: Recent Investigations at Kenchreai

Lecture by Joseph Rife of Vanderbilt University, will be the first annual Zarbin Memorial Lecture. Presented by the Classics Department, it will take place on Thursday, February 3, at 4:00 p.m. in Rockefeller Center I. A reception will follow. The lecture is sponsored by the Gino Franco Liugi Zarbin, MD Memorial Fund. Cancelled - To be rescheduled at a later date.
The lecture will highlight research at Kenchreai (both excavation and study) that focuses on burial practices and social structure at the Early-Middle Roman port and also touches on other dimensions of the site through Late Antiquity.



No Beast So Bloody: Exploring Gender Dynamics in Greek Drama

Scenes from Lysistrata - Medea - Hippolytus

Trojan Women - Agamemnon, Friday, May 28, at 1:45 p.m., Collis Common Ground
Performed by students in CLST2/THEA10, Directed by David Mavricos, Sponsored by Classics

Lecture with Richard Billows: Marathon: Why Is a Battle Important to Western Culture?

Richard A. Billows, professor, specializes in Ancient Greek and Roman History and Greek epigraphy.

Monday, May 17, at 4:00 p.m., Rockefeller Room 001

 Benefactors' Fund Lecture

Pots, Politics and the Impact of Democracy on Athens: How the Iconography of Painted Pottery Changed Between 520 - 440 BC
With Robin Osborne, Professor of Ancient History, University of Cambridge, UK

Thursday, May 6, at 4:30 p.m., Location: Carpenter 013


  • Imperial Classics: Culture, Letters, Learning. November 19 - 22, 2009.
    An international conference addressing the intertwined histories of imperialism and classical learning. Keynote speaker: Homi Bhabha. Organized by Margaret Williamson and the Network on Ancient and Modern Imperialisms, in collaboration with the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dickey Center for International Understanding, and the Office of the Provost. For more information, contact Meredyth Morley, (603) 646-8172.
  • Annual Benefactors' Fund Lecture given by David Cohen (UC Berkeley), War, Justice, and Empire in Classical Athens on May 7 at 4:00 p.m. in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall, reception following.
  • A lecture by Coulter George (UVA) entitled Expressions of Time in Judeo-Christian Greek Thursday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m., Reed Hall Room 108, reception following in Reed Hall Room 322.
  • Co-sponsored by the Linguistics Program.
  • Lecture by Stephanie Nelson, The Bacchae and the Frogs: The Tragic and the Comic Dionysus. Four o'clock on Thursday, April 16, in Silsby 113, reception following in Reed Hall Room 322.

Lecture by David Cohen

Last Updated: 10/29/14