Colorado Classics Day!
Saturday, September 22, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Duane Physics Lawn and Eaton Humanities Building
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Itinerary and Waiver
For additional information, see links below.
The University of Colorado Department of Classics and the CU-Boulder Outreach Committee together with the Colorado Classics Association and The Junior Classical League
invite you to join us for
Colorado Classics Day
Featuring presentations by
Seven CU Faculty Members on the Latin and Greek languages, Archaeology, and Inscriptions
Also Featuring a presentation by
The Rocky Mountain Romans
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Ovatio Duane Physics Lawn (south of the Duane Physics Building)
Salutatio: Noel Lenski and Alison Orlebeke introduce CU Classics Faculty
Pompa: Schools introduce themselves
10:30-12:00 Conventicula at Eaton Humanities Classrooms 1B80, 125, 150, 245, and 250
First period: 10:30-11:10
Second period: 11:20-12:00
Students may choose from among the following activities coordinated by CU faculty and graduate students:
Digging for the Ancient Past (Eaton Humanities) hosted by Professors Elspeth Dusinberre and Sarah James in conjunction with graduate students in Classics
Use Your Latin (Eaton Humanities) hosted by Professors Carole Newlands and Jackie Elliott in conjunction with graduate students in Classics
Greek in a Day (Eaton Humanities) hosted by Professor John Gibert in conjunction with graduate students in Classics
Reading Ancient Graffiti (Eaton Humanities) hosted by Professors Noel Lenski and Alison Orlebeke in conjunction with graduate students in Classics
12:00 - 1:00 Prandium (Lunch) - Duane Lawn (rain venue - Eaton Humanities)
Students should either bring a bag lunch or they can purchase food at the UMC cafeteria as long as supervised by a sponsor or graduate student.
During this period, the JCL also will host games and the Rocky Mountain Romans reenactment group will be available on Norlin Quadrangle for consultation and discussion
1:00 - 2:00 Ludi Militares: Rocky Mountain Romans (Duane Lawn)
Students who wish to do combat training or spear throwing MUST bring a waiver signed by their parent or guardian to the event.
2:00 - 3:00 Postludium & Colorado Junior Classical League (COJCL) events (Duane Lawn)
The Rocky Mountain Romans will remain until 3:00 p.m. At the same time, the COJCL will host two events:
1. Connect with CoJCLers and
2. Introduction to Certamen (ancient world contests).
2:00 - 3:00 Fall Meeting of the Colorado Classics Association (Eaton Humanities)
This is open to faculty from various schools involved and any other interested adult. Teachers and parents are invited to attend.Graduate students will supervise the students during this time.
Food and Drink
Water, soft drinks, lemonade, etc., and brownies/cookies will be provided to participants. Bring your own lunch or purchase it at the University Memorial Center. Students MUST be accompanied by a graduate student, sponsor, or chaperone.
Parking: Park at the CU’s Euclid Ave. Auto Park. The Duane Lawn is a two-minute walk from the lot.
For Additional Information:
or contact Professor Noel Lenski: firstname.lastname@example.org
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