Classicizing Chicago

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From the late 1800s, Chicagoans from all walks of life and with widely varying measures of familiarity with the classical sources have found elements of the ancient past useful for making meaningful contributions to their own struggles and ventures. The Classicizing Chicago Project is building a digital archive of examples of this cultural mingling across time and space.

News & Events

Taco Terpstra Awarded 2015-2016 Kaplan Fellowship

Taco Terpstra has won a coveted 2015-2016 Kaplan Institue for the Humanities fellowship. He will pursue independent research on The Development of Roman Intercommunity Trade: Institutional Continuity and Change. Congratulations Taco!

Reginald Gibbons' New Book

Reginald Gibbons' new critical book, How Poems Think, with four chapters on the curious persistence of ancient poetics in the modern world, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in September 2015.

Wallace to Publish Two New Books

Professor Robert Wallace will publish two books, Reconstructing Damon and a commentary on Aristotle's Constitution of the Athenians translated into modern Greek by Chloe Balla..

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Trials that Shook the World

Tuesday, May 19, 10:00 AM
This two-day conference features faculty from Northwestern University and the University of Pisa. In the John Evans Center, from 10 am to 5 pm.
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Trials that Shook the World

Wednesday, May 20, 10:00 AM
This two-day conference features faculty from Northwestern University and the University of Pisa. In the John Evans Center, 10 am to 3:30 pm.