Department of Classical StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities

Past Events

March 2016

 
"Voyages and Journeys in Antiquity"
2016 Graduate Student Conference
Saturday March 19, 2016
The Department of Classical Studies
The University of Western Ontario


"Language Contact and Identity in Roman Britain"
Rob Woodcock (The University of Western Ontario)
Thursday March 10th @ 12:30 PM
AHB 1B04


trentin
"Receptions of the Sleeping Hermaphrodite from Antiquity to Modernity"
Dr. Lisa Trentin (University of Toronto, Mississauga)
Friday March 4th @ 4:30pm
SH 2317


svanderploeg
"The Real Housewives of Rome: Epigraphic and Literary Evidence for the Economic Contribution of Women"
Sarah VanderPloeg (The University of Western Ontario)
Thursday Mar 3rd @ 12:30 PM
AHB 1B04


February 2016

Pogorzelski

‘Virgil and Joyce’
Dr. Randy Pogorzelski (The University of Western Ontario)
Thursday February 4th @ 12:30 PM
AHB 1B04



"The Role-Playing Odysseus: Metadrama in Sophocles' 'Philoctetes'"
Rick Parker (The University of Western Ontario)
Thursday February 25th @ 12:30pm
AHB 1B04


January 2016

kyle

Ending Epic Quickly: 'Abridging allusions' in Statius' Thebaid
Kyle Gervais (The University of Western Ontario)
Thursday January 14th @ 12:30 PM
AHB 1B04


Hoeschele

"Poets' Corners: The Construction of Literary Graveyards in Greek Epigram Collections"
Regina Höschele (University of Toronto)
Friday Jan 15th @ 4:30 PM
Sh 2317


November 2015

Brown

Sapphos Odyssey: The "Brothers Poem"
Dr. Christopher Brown, William Sherwood Fox Professor of Classics, UWO
Thursday November 5 @ 12:30pm, SH 3317


October 2015

vindolanda

Vindolanda Field School Information Session
Dr. Greene & Dr. Meyer
Tuesday October 20 @ 4:30pm, Art and Humanities Building (AHB) 1B08


McGilvery“Plumbism and Fluorosis in Herculaneum”
Paul McGilvery, PhD Candidate, UWO
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Lawson Hall, Room 3220
1:30 pm


Williams"Animals in Love: Some Complexities of Desire in Greek and Latin Literature"
Craig Williams (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Friday Oct 16th @ 4:30 PM, SH 2355


Petit
"Unveiling the Greek Sphinx"
Thierry Petit (Université Laval)
Tuesday Oct 6th, 4:30 PM, SH 3305


Gray

"Digital Resources for Classicists"
Fran Gray (Western Libraries)
Thursday Oct 1st, 12:30 PM, SH 3317


September 2015

Griffith

"Fishing for Some Wild Life: Hephaestus' 'Bait' and the Slayer of Argus (Odyssey 8.333-42)” 
Drew Griffith, Queen’s University
Friday September 18, 2015, 4:30pm, P&AB 150


August 2015

Meisner

"Zeus the Head, Zeus the Middle: Studies in the History and Interpretation of the Orphic Theogonies
Dwayne Meisner, UWO
Tuesday, August 26 @10:00am, LAH 3220


Ash

"Wit, Conventional Wisdom, and Willful Blindness: Intersections between Sex, Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in the Fifth of Lucian’s Dialogues of the Courtesans "
Rowan Ash, UWO
Monday, August 24 @12:30pm, SH 3315


March 2015

VickersHead Over Heels for Philosophy? Acrobatic Performance in Xenophon's Symposium
Jonathan Vickers, UWO
Tuesday, March 24 @12:30pm, SH 3315


MeyerThe Vindolanda “Calendar” Fragment and the Autumnal Equinox
Alexander Meyer, UWO
Tuesday, March 24 @12:30pm, SH 3315


A. KeithEpicurean Vergil
Alison Keith, University of Toronto
Thursday, March 12, 2015 @4:30pm, P&AB 150


T. WrightGuess Who's Coming to Dinner: Heracles as Bastard
Tim Wright, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015 @12:30pm, SH 3315


February 2015

D. DavisGreetings from the Army: Epistolary Conventions and Military Communities
Drew Davis, University of Western Ontario
Friday February 27, 2015 @1:30 PM, UC 220


S. TaylorDeciphering Identity through Food Preparation Implements: A Case Study from Vindolanda
Sarah Taylor, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 @ 12:30pm SH 3315


C. Brown'On Love, Lesbos, and the Reputation of Sappho: Anacreon fr. 13 Gentili (432 PMG)'
Chris Brown, University of Western Ontario
February 03, 2015 @12:30pm, SH 3315


January 2015

Daryn Lehoux'Creatures Born of Mud and Slime: Spontaneous Generation in Antiquity'
Daryn Lehoux, Queen's University
January 29, 2015 @4:30 pm, SSC 3014


Dwayne'The Eudemian Theogony and its Variants'
Dwayne Meisner, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 @12:30pm, SH 3315


Aara Suksi'The Shield and the Bow: arms and authority in the Iliad and the Odyssey'
Aara Suksi, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @12:30pm, SH 3355


November 2014

StockingThe International Centre for Olympic Studies presented the The Ion P. Ioannides Memorial Lecture:
'How to Kill an Athlete: The Use and Abuse of Training Science in Antiquity'

Charles Stocking, University of Western Ontario
Thursday, November 27, 2014 @4:30pm in HSB 23

Mary'Empire and Agency: Women and Law in the Eastern Roman Provinces'
Mary Deminion, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 @12:30pm, SH 3305


Paul Potter'Parisinus Graecus 2148 and its unique abbreviations'
Paul Potter, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 @12:30pm, SH 3305


October 2014

Sarah‘Frontiers of Food: Identity and Food Preparation in Roman Britain’
Sarah Taylor, University of Western Ontario
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @12:30pm, TC 342


KyleDepartment Seminar: '"This is my Sparta!", 300 (1998), 300 (2007), and Three(2013-2014)'
Kyle Gervais, University of Western Ontario
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 @12:30pm, SH 3305

Excavations'The Excavations at Vindolanda'
Elizabeth Greene, Alex Meyer and The Vindolanda Team, University of Western Ontario
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @4:00-6:00pm, P&AB 148


Fletcher'Finding Homicide Law in Euripides' Orestes'
Judith Fletcher,  Wilfrid Laurier University
Friday, October 17, 2014 @4:30pm, SH 2316


Wohl'Affective Leadership: Political Judgment And the Emotions in Democratic Athens'
Victoria Wohl, The University of Toronto
Thursday, October 09, 2014 @4:30pm, P&AB 106


September 2014

Randy'Roman World Conquest in Senecan Tragedy'
Randall Pogorzelski, Western University
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 @12:30pm, SH 3305


Faraone'Did the Chryses Episode in Iliad 1 Begins its Life as Homeric Hymn to the Sminthean Apollo?'
Chris Faraone, University of Chicago
Friday, September 26, 2014 @ 4:30pm, SH 2316