Classical & Medieval Studies Archives


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…


April 25, 2014 1:45 pm

Women’s Ritual Competence int he Ancient Mediterranean

From April 25 – 27, 2014, Bates College hosted the conference “Women’s Ritual Competence in the Ancient Mediterranean”. This conference…