Classical & Medieval Studies Archives


September 17, 2018 8:31 am


September 29, 2018, Saturday 220/221 Commons at Bates College THE INS AND OUTS OF ATHENS AND ROME Hamish Cameron/moderator 9:00…


December 6, 2017 7:00 pm

Viewing of ‘CHI-RAQ’ and the Making of the Film

On December 6, 2017, the movie Chi-raq was shown to a campus audience. Summary: It is a clever riff on…


November 1, 2017 10:23 am

Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean

On November 9, 2017, Thursday, Professor of Classics and History, Taco Terpstra, from Northwestern University talked on “Trade in the…


October 21, 2017 8:30 am

Maine Classical Association Fall Conference

Maine Classical Association Fall Conference “Fides” was held at Bates College, on Saturday, October 21, 2017. One of the two…


October 13, 2017 12:00 pm

The Unintended Legacy of the Middle Ages

On October 13, 2017 at noon in Commons 221, Colleen C. Ho from the History Department of the University of…


October 12, 2017 4:30 pm

The Greatest Hits of Mongol History

Colleen C. Ho, from the Department of History at the University of Maryland, gave a lecture on “The Greatest Hits…


September 15, 2017 2:24 pm

Lecture Series

“Our Connected Past:  Mobility, Borderlands and Global Connections in the Pre-Modern World” Recent scholarship has sought to break down the…


May 22, 2017 4:45 pm

A Way with Words

On May 22, 2017, author and journalist, Dr. Caroline Alexander, gave a lecture on “A Way with Words: On Translating…


September 14, 2015 10:33 am

Careers in Archaeology

September 24, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in Commons 226. Many job openings for archaeologists today are in the…


August 27, 2014 8:41 am

Donation of Books from Elizabeth C. Haskell of Bath, ME

The program in Classical and Medieval Studies at Bates College would like to offer its thanks to Elizabeth C. Haskell…