Events in Classics


Ben Stevens (Bryn Mawr College) will present his lecture "Shapes changed into new bodies: Science fiction, fantasy, or other in ancient literature?"

Wednesday, November 12, 4-5:00 PM, 342 Anderson Hall



David Ratzan (TU ClassicsClassics) will speak on the social history of Homer's Iliad!

"Who Read Homer in the Ancient World? (And Why We Should Care)"

Wednesday April 9, 3:30-5:00 PM, The Russell Weigley Room, 914 Gladfelter Hall


Previous Events

Lecture by Seth Schein, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, UC Davis

"War, What is it Good for in Homer's Iliad and Four Recent Receptions,"
Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4 p.m. Anderson Lecture Hall 7

Lecture by Barbara Olsen, Associate Professor of Greek and Roman Studies, Vassar College

"Women's History in Prehistory: Finding the Real-life Counterparts of Penelope and Helen,"
Friday, 28 March 2014, 4 p.m. CHAT lounge. 10th floor Gladfelter

Lecture by Bernard Frischer, Professor of Informatics, Indiana University and Emeritus Professor of Classics, University of Virginia

Topic TBA on Rome and virtual reality
Friday, 4 April 2014, 4 p.m. room TBA

Lecture by David Scourfield, Professor of Classics, Department of Ancient Classics National University of Ireland, Maynooth

"Roman Bereavement"
Tuesday, 10 September, 4 p.m., Anderson Hall Room 3

Lecture by Matthew Carter, Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Western Ontario

"The Aesthetics of Excess: Hunter S. Thompson and the Satyrica"

3 p.m. Friday, 19 April 201, Anderson Hall 542


Lecture by Jim O'Hara, George L. Paddison Professor of Latin , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"Teaching, Pretending to Teach, and the Authority of the Speaker in Roman Didactic and Satire"

Anderson Hall 542, 4 p.m. 18 March 2013

Lecture by C. Brian Rose, James Pritchard Professor of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania

Anderson Hall 14 (Ground Floor), 4 p.m. Friday, 22 February 2013

"Talking to the Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan: Preserving Antiquities in a Time of War,"

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