Calder Classics

Classics in the Wild™

Curated by modern classicist Cindy Calder, founder of Calder Classics, our blog covers anything from play reviews of adapted Classics to archeological finds to personal interactions with the Classics. We dissect how Greek and Latin can discipline and inform the mind, we retell myths from the past and we delve again into the debates of the ancients. Aiming to shed light on why we study the subject, we look at the places where modern life and the Classics intersect and inspire.

Found Poems

Our Creative Writing students use their new craft to re-work a poem of Dante

Anticipation by Maude Guillo

The days leading up to Florence…

Day Trip to Milan by Beatrice Moyers

A brief change of scene for our Florence scholars

Art and Myth by Maggie Lewis

Learning myths through two different lenses

Why Study Ancient Greek in Florence?

Why study Ancient Greek in Florence, Italy?  Florence is the birthplace of Renaissance humanism where the study of ancient Greek flourished with an interplay of language, philosophy, mythology and art.

The Cambodian Krama: More Than Just a Scarf

The tradition Cambodian krama is more than just a scarf.

Day Trip to Pompeii by Erin Choi

Today our Rome group went on a day trip to Pompeii! 

Exploring the Uffizi

Looking at Rennaissance art in one of the most visited museums in the world!

Roman Scavenger Hunt

Calder Classics Rome students compete in a scavenger hunt around Rome!

Day Trip to Siena

Seeing Latin in context in the lovely city of Siena!

The Roman Forum by Janus Yuen

The Roman Forum from Janus’s point of view (our very own Janus, not the two-faced god!)

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