Fall 2017

Workshop
November 10, 2017

Classics in Queer Time

This workshop will put classical reception studies in dialogue with recent work on queer temporality, exploring how queer notions of time and history that contest or complicate forms of historicism may enrich work on ancient sexualities and their receptions.

Sketches in purple and black hues
Lecture
November 9, 2017

Shane Butler

Johns Hopkins University

The Youth of Antiquity
Sponsored by The Department of Classics, The Department of Comparative Literature, The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities (IHUM), Postclassicisms and Office of the Dean of the Graduate School
Mark Janse Photograph
Lecture
October 23, 2017

Mark Janse

Ghent University

Medieval Greek Songs: Oral Transmission and Dialectal Variation
Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, cosponsored by the Department of Classics
Photograph of Norman Sandridge
Lunch Lecture
October 20, 2017

Norman Sandridge

Howard University

 

By invitation only

"The Humanities as Proto-leadership: A Conversation on How to Talk to Others about the Importance of the Humanities for Teaching Leaders and Leadership."
Reading
October 4, 2017

Alice Oswald Reading

Ancient drawing of winged figure holding another figure
Lecture
October 2, 2017

Alice Oswald

First Robert Fagles Lecture for Classics in the Contemporary Arts

Long-winged Phrases
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, Comparative Literature, Humanities Council, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University Public Lectures Committee, Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies
Lunch Lecture
September 27, 2017

Johanna Hanink

Brown University

Conference
September 22, 2017

Religion and the State in Classical Greece and Rome

Faber Lecture
September 21, 2017

Amy Richlin

Professor, Department of Classics, UCLA

Lunch Lecture
September 15, 2017

Felix Mundt

By Invitation Only

Between Heaven and Stage - Boundary Crossing in Plautus' Amphitruo and its Reception
Conference
September 8–9, 2017

Culture and Society in the Lyric Age of Greece

A Joint Conference with the European Network for the Study of Ancient Greek History and the Network for the Study of Archaic and Classical Greek Song

Department of Classics, Humanities Council, Program in the Ancient World

Spring 2017

Lecture
May 15, 2017

Richard Hunter

Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Callimachus and the Description of Rhetorical Style
Conference
May 12–13, 2017

Subjects of Empire: Political and Cultural Exchange in Imperial Rome

Department of Classics, Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity, Humanities Council, Program in the Ancient World, Department of History, Department of Religion, and the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies
Lecture
May 2, 2017

Darja Šterbenc Erker

Institut für Klassische Philologie,
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Augustus’ religion in the mirror of Ovid’s Fasti:The Case of Concordia Augusta
Lecture
March 7, 2017

Ruth Webb

Université Lille 3; Visiting Professor in the Humanities Council; Old Dominion Fellow in the Department of Classics

Roman pantomime and Greek tragedy: reperformance and embodied knowledge
Lecture
February 28, 2017

Catherine Steel

University of Glasgow

Populism and the Roman Republic: demagogues, democracy and the limits of debate
Postclassicisms Workshop
February 15, 2017

Phiroze Vasunia

University College London

The World, the Text, and the (Classical) Critic
Please RSVP to eileenrobinson@princeton.edu
Lecture
February 14, 2017

Miriam Leonard

University College London

Hannah Arendt’s Revolutionary Antiquity
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Council of the Humanities
Colloquium
February 13, 2017

Vergil in Action, Performance in and of the Aeneid

Presenters: Shadi Bartsch, University of Chicago, and Alessandro Barchiesi, New York University

Sponsored by Department of Classics; David A. Gardner ‘69 Magic Project in the Humanities Council; McCarter Theatre
Workshop
January 20, 2017

Sophocles, Ajax A Workshop

Please RSVP by Friday, January 13th to eileenrobinson@princeton.edu

Fall 2016

Lecture
November 29, 2016

Peter Meineck

Professor of Classics in the Modern World, New York University

Prediction, Peripeteia and Practice. A new cognitive approach to ancient dramatic narrative.
Lecture
November 10, 2016

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Classics; Director, Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge; Editor, Classical Philology, University of Chicago

Read the Aeneid, Go Straight to Hell? How Fulgentius Saved a Classic for the Christians.
IHUM Reading Group
November 4, 2016

Daniel Pedersen

Princeton Theological Seminary

Schleiermacher and the Timaeus
Faber Lecture
October 18, 2016

Emily Greenwood

Professor, Department of Classics, Yale University

Seeing Citizens: re-reading the ring of Gyges' ancestor in Plato's Republic
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and funding from the Eberhard L. Faber 1915 Memorial Fund in the Council of the Humanities
IHUM Reading Group
October 7, 2016

Aileen Das

University of Michigan

Galen and Plato's Timaeus in the Medieval Islamicate World
Lecture
October 6, 2016

Duncan Kennedy

Emeritus Professor, Bristol University

Plato and Lucretius on the Theoretical Subject: A Metaphysical Inquiry
Lecture
September 26, 2016

Lisa Maurizio

Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies, Bates College

A Reconsideration of the Pythia’s Use of Lots at Delphi: Nymphs, Dice, and Second Chances

Spring 2016

Lecture
April 26, 2016

Timothy Power

Rutgers University

Sacred Sound Through Space and Time: Listening to Ancient Greek ‘Songlines’
Lecture
April 13, 2016

Robert Fowler

Henry Overton Wills Professor of Greek, University of Bristol

The Text-World of Herodotus
Lecture
March 25, 2016

Jennifer Morgan

New York University

Partus Sequitur Ventrem: Considering Slave Law, Intimacy, and Privacy for the History of Women in Slavery
Keynote lecture in Histories of Reproductive Risk Workshop
Lecture
March 23, 2016

Rebecca Flemming

Senior Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Cambridge

Galen and the Plague
This event is by invite only - Faculty and Graduate Students. Must RSVP
Lecture
March 10, 2016

Gianfranco Agosti

Sapienza - Università di Roma

Poetry and Religion in Late Antiquity
IHUM Lecture
March 3, 2016

Paul Chan

Odysseus as Artist (Part I)

Fall 2015

Behind the Symbol: the Context and Legacy of Hypatia of Alexandria conference poster
Conference
December 11, 2015December 12, 2017

Behind the Symbol: the Context and Legacy of Hypatia of Alexandria

Lecture
December 11, 2015

Edward Watts

Hypatia and Her 18th Century Reception
101 McCormick Hall
With thanks to: Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity, Classics Department, Council of the Humanities, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Center for the Study of Religion, Classical Philosophy
Lecture
December 9, 2015

R.R.R. Smith

Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford

Aphrodisias in Caria: Recent Work, New Finds
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
December 8, 2015

Cynthia Damon

Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Paying full price: On value-assessment in Lucilian satire
Conference
December 5–6, 2015

Program in Classical Philosophy - Classical Philosophy Conference

Lecture
December 4, 2015

Luca Graverini

Siena

Sub domina meretrice. Circe in the Latin West
This event is by invite only - Faculty and Graduate Students. Must RSVP by Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Lecture
December 1, 2015

Carlotta Santini

Should the Classics still be a Model of Education? Friedrich Nietzsche on the Use and Abuse of Classical Studies
Sponsored by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
Lecture
November 20, 2015

Anna Marmodoro

Oxford

Divide and Empower. The metaphysics of Stoics blends
This event is by invite only - Faculty and Graduate Students. Must RSVP by Thursday, November 19, 2015
Lecture
November 19, 2015

Christoph Markschies

Humboldt University

The Nag Hammadi Library: A Coptic-Gnostic Collection or Christian-Monastic Literature from Egypt?
Sponsored by the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity
Lecture
November 10, 2015

Athena Kirk

Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Department of Classics

Librarianism: Cataloguing with the Alexandrian Poets
Lecture
October 28, 2015

Mark Janse

Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ghent University

The X-Position: ‘Disjunctive’ ΔIΑ in Aristophaic Compounding
Faber Lecture
October 6, 2015

Dimitri Gutas

Professor, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Graeco-Arabic Studies, Yale University

Aristotle 600-1200 AD: The Syriac and Arabic Phase
Workshop
October 5, 2015

Dimitri Gutas

Professor, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Graeco-Arabic Studies, Yale University

Lecture
September 29, 2015

Renaud Gagné

Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Literature), Cambridge

Choral Contrasts: Metaphor and Performance
Carthage and Rome workshop poster
Workshop
September 14, 2015

Carthage and Rome: A Workshop

The David S. Magie Fund of the Department of Classics, The Council of the Humanities, and The Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity.

Spring 2015

Conference
May 16–17, 2015

The Sound of Sense

Orality/Aurality in Byzantine Texts and Contexts

Faber Lecture
April 7, 2015

Victoria Wohl

University of Toronto

Aporia and Action in Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and funding from the Eberhard L. Faber 1915 Memorial Fund in the Humanities Council
Conference
April 3, 2015

Decreations 2015

A Graduate Symposium on the Work of Anne Carson

Lecture
March 3, 2015

Robert Germany

Haverford College

All the World's a Stage: Contemplatio Mundi in Early Roman Theater
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
February 17, 2015

Philip Hardie

University of Cambridge

Late Latin poetry of cosmos. Pagan and Christian
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
February 13, 2015

Stephen Harrison

Professor of Latin Literature, University of Oxford

Horace's hymn to Bacchus (Odes 2.19): poetics and politics
Sponsored by the Department of Classics; RSVP to ebarth@princeton.edu
Postclassicisms Workshop
January 6, 2015

Response and Responsibility

A Postclassicisms Workshop

Fall 2014

Lecture
December 2, 2014

Helen Morales

University of California, Santa Barbara

Contextualizing Colluthus: sexual politics in late antiquity
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
November 18, 2014

James Romm

Bard College

Self-Punishment in Seneca, the Boudicca Revolt, and the De Beneficiis
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
November 11, 2014

Rusty Jones

Harvard University

Platonic Goods
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
November 4, 2014

Patrick Kragelund (cancelled)

Director of the Danish National Art Library, Copenhagen

Seneca’s Octavia and the Imperial Stage: Match or Mismatch?
Lecture
October 10, 2014

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Columbia University, Mellon Research Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Humanities

Coins, prodigies, and vows: the arts of religious communication in mid-republican Rome
Gauss Lecture Series
October 9, 2014

Maurizio Bettin

Professor, University of Siena, Italy

The Gauss Seminars in Criticism Present ‘Between Vertere and Interpretari: Texts and Gods in Roman Culture’: Lecture 3 – Vertumnus, God of Vertere
Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics
Gauss Lecture Series
October 8, 2014

Maurizio Bettin

Professor, University of Siena, Italy

The Gauss Seminars in Criticism Present ‘Between Vertere and Interpretari: Texts and Gods in Roman Culture’: Lecture 2 – Translating the Gods of Others?
Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
October 7, 2014

Roy Gibson

University of Manchester

To Como then I came: on writing a modern biography of an ancient Roman
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Gauss Lecture Series
October 6, 2014

Maurizio Bettin

Professor, University of Siena, Italy

The Gauss Seminars in Criticism Present ‘Between Vertere and Interpretari: Texts and Gods in Roman Culture’: Lecture 1 – From Market to Metamorphosis: Cultural Images of ‘Translation’ in Rome
Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
September 23, 2014

Melissa Haynes

Princeton University

Statius and the Invention of Horror
Sponsored by the Department of Classics

Spring 2014

Lecture
April 29, 2014

Ruth Webb

Université Lille 3

Images and Argumentation in Ancient Rhetoric
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
April 25, 2014

Leonard Barkan and Emily Gowers

Convened by Aaron Kachuck and Leon Grek

Farrago: A Convivium on Food and Latin Satire
Sponsored by the Council of the Humanities; RSVP by Apr. 17th to lgrek@princeton.edu
Lecture
April 21, 2014

Laurence Totelin

Lecturer in Ancient History, Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University

Ethnic and Hybrid Vegetables: Reading Greek and Roman Botanical Texts with a Historian's Eye
Co-sponsors: Program in the Ancient World, Program in History of Science and the Department of Classics
Lecture
April 15, 2014

Emily Gowers

University of Cambridge

Maecenas the Midwife, Or, What is the Gender of Horace's Epodes?
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
PAW Grad Lunch Lecture
April 11, 2014

Dr. Robyn Veal

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research Anniversary Fellow (2012-2015)
University of Cambridge

The History and Archaeology of Forests and Fuel in the Roman Period
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World; Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics; By Invite only, Please RSVP to thatcher@princeton.edu
Lecture
April 7, 2014

Marek Wecowski

Assistant Professor, Princeton University;
Fulbright Visiting Fellow

Wine and the Origins of the Greek Alphabet. Early Greek vase-inscriptions and the symposion
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
March 28, 2014

Melina Tamiolaki

University of Crete, Department of Philology,

Is Xenophon ‘dark’? Towards a Typology of Readings in the Cyropaedia
Sponsored by the Department of Classics; Co-sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World; By Invite Only, Please RSVP to ebarth@princeton.edu
Faber Lecture
March 25, 2014

Stephen Hinds

Professor of Classics, University of Washington

Poetry across languages: parallel lives, versions of pastoral
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and Council of the Humanities
Lecture
March 5, 2014

Katerina Ierodiakonou

Associate Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Athens and the University of Geneva

Dialectic as Part of Stoic Philosophy
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, Department of Philosophy, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Hellenic Fund, and Council of the Humanities
Lecture
March 4, 2014

John T. Hamilton

Harvard University, Professor of Comparative Literature

Repetitio Sententiarum, Repetitio Verborum: Kant, Hamann, and the Implications of Citation
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and Council of the Humanities
Lecture
February 24, 2014

Andrew M. Riggsby

Stanley Kelley, Jr. Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching, Princeton University

Uncertainty Principle: Roman Metrological Culture
Sponsored by the Department of Classics; Co-sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
February 18, 2014

Edith Hall

Professor in the Department of Classics & the Center for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

Black Sea Iphigenia's Roman and Imperial Escapade
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Workshop
February 14, 2014

CHARTAE HORATIANAE: A Workshop on Horace Printed Editions in the Firestone Collection

Convened by: Aaron Kachuck (Princeton) and Joseph Farrell (Penn)

Co-sponsored by the Princeton Council of the Humanities, and to the Department of Classics
Lecture
February 12, 2014

Martin Jehne

Professor of Ancient History, Technische Universität Dresden

What Could You Say and What Could You Do in the Late Republic and Augustan Principate?: Another Attempt to Understand the Reemergency of Monarchy in Rome
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
February 10, 2014

Boris Maslov

University of Chicago

Indo-European Pindar? The Archaeology of hymns
Sponsored by the Department of Classics

Fall 2013

Lecture
December 6, 2013

Barbara Kowalzig

New York University, Department of Classics

Religion and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Greek Mediterranean
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
November 13, 2013

Kristina Milnor

Associate Professor, Barnard College, Department of Classics and Ancient Studies

Faustilla the Pawnbroker: on gender and finance in the Early Roman Empire
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
November 5, 2013

Wayne Hankey

Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

All Given and All Received: Deus in se in Aquinas' Summa theologiae
Sponsored by the Classical Philosophy Colloquium and the Department of Classics
Lecture
October 21, 2013

Mark Griffith

Professor of Classics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Classics

The Gender of Ancient Greek Music
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Workshop
October 19, 2013

STATIUS QUO: A Reading Workshop on Statius in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Convened by Constanze Güthenke and Aaron Kachuck

Princeton Council of the Humanities and the Department of Classics
Lecture
October 17, 2013

Kevin van Bladel

The Sciences in Sasanian Iran
Colloquium
October 15, 2013

Michael Konaris

Ted and Elaine Athanassiades Postdoctoral Fellow, Hellenic Studies

Sponsored by Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies; Cosponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
October 4, 2013

John Dillery

University of Virginia

Herodotus and naming: Atys and Adrastus
Sponsored by The Department of Classics; Co-sponsored by The Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
September 30, 2013

Ingo Gildenhard

University Lecturer in Classics and Fellow of King's College, King's College - Classics

Cicero’s Civic Ethics: Fundamentalism in a Republican Key
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
September 24, 2013

Helen Morales (postponed)

Professor of Classics, University of California, Santa Barbara - Classics Department

Lecture
September 24, 2013

Lucinda Dirven

Associate Professor of Ancient History, University of Amsterdam

Hatra, City of the Sun God: Reconstructing Religion from Archaeology
Sponsored by the Department of Classics

Spring 2013

Lecture
April 23, 2013

Elizabeth Asmis

Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Classics

The Stoics on the Reception of Poems
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Conference
April 19–20, 2013

Vital Traditions: Greco-Roman Medicine and the Life Sciences in the Twenty-First Century

A Conference in Honor of Heinrich von Staden

At Princeton University: David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project (Council of the Humanities), Department of Anthropology, Department of Art & Archaeology, Department of Classics, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of History, Department of Philosophy, Stanley J. Seeger ’52 Center for Hellenic Studies, University Center for Human Values, Program in the Ancient World, Program in History of Science, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

At Yale University: Department of Classics, Program in the History of Science and Medicine, Section of the History of Medicine (Yale School of Medicine)
Lecture
April 16, 2013

Irene Peirano

Assistant Professor, Yale University, Department of Classics

Quintilian's epic performances: the orator and the poet in the Institutio Oratoria
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Workshop
April 12, 2013

Rosalind Thomas

University of Oxford

PAW Graduate Student Workshop
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
April 10, 2013

Rosalind Thomas

University of Oxford

Historiography, Memory and the Development of the Greek Polis
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
April 9, 2013

Rosalind Thomas

University of Oxford

Luncheon with PAW Graduate Students
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
March 29, 2013

Stephen Lambert

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, and Lecturer in the Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University

The Distribution of Political Influence in Late Classical Athens: An Epigraphical Perspective
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Faber Lecture
March 26, 2013

Leslie Kurke

Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley

Pindar's Material Imaginary: Dedication and Politics in Olympian 7
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and supported by the Eberhard L. Faber Fund and the Council for Humanities
Lecture
March 14, 2013

Gareth Williams

Violin Family Professor of Classics, Columbia University

Pietro Bembo on Mt. Etna: Scaling the Classical Tradition
Sponsored by the Program in Italian Studies
Lecture
March 8, 2013

Nicola Terrenato

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, and Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Michigan

An Archaeology of Early Roman Imperialism: Elite Negotiation and Private Agendas
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Faber Lecture
March 5, 2013

Susanna Elm

University of California, Berkeley, Professor of History and Classics, Department of History

Pagan Challenge - Christian Response: Emperor Julian and Gregory of Nazianzus
Sponsored by Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity; Co-sponsored by: Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Faber Fund in the Humanities Council
Lecture
March 4, 2013

Alexander Sens

Joseph Durkin SJ Professor of Classics, Department of Classics, Georgetown University

Like a Winged Runner’: Lycophron’s Alexandra and the Reconfiguration of the Messenger Speech
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
March 1, 2013

Nicola Terrenato

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, and Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Michigan

An Archaeology of Early Roman Imperialism: Against Romanocentrism
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
February 20, 2013

Kristian Heal

Director, Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts, Brigham Young University

Accessing Late Antiquity: Syriac Digital Humanities Projects at BYU
Sponsored by Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity
Lecture
February 19, 2013

Jan N. Bremmer

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Did the Ancient Mysteries Influence Early Christianity?
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
February 12, 2013

Alex Purves

Greek Epic & Classical Literature, UCLA Department of Classics

Crouching Odysseus: Action and Ending in Homeric Epic
Sponsored by the Department of Classics

Fall 2012

Lecture
December 4, 2012

Richard Hunter

Cambridge University, Current Visiting Fellow Council of the Humanities

History, Fiction, Myth: Some Moments in the Ancient Struggle
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Council of the Humanities
Lecture
November 20, 2012

Oswyn Murray

Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford

Athenaeus the Encyclopedist
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
November 19, 2012

Alessandro Barchiesi

Professor of Latin Literature, University of Siena at Arezzo, G. and H Spogli Professor of Italian Studies, Stanford University

Italy as a Wild Landscape in the Aeneid
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
November 15, 2012

Olga Palagia

Short Term Stewart Fellow in Religion, Council of the Humanities

Ritual Dances & Visual Culture in Classical Greece
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Council of the Humanities
Stewart Lecture
November 8, 2012

Guy Stroumsa

Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions, Oxford University

Religious Revolution and Cultural Change in the Roman World
Sponsored by the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity
Magie Lecture
November 6, 2012

Hendrik Versnel

Coping with the Gods. Implications and Complications of Greek Polytheism
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
October 23, 2012

Mark Janse

Ghent University, Senior Visiting Scholar, Onassis Foundation

A Cognitive Approach to Homeric Versification
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
October 18, 2012

Ian Morris

Stanford University

Human Values in the Very Long Run
Sponsored by the University Center for Human Values and the Department of Classics
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
October 17, 2012

Ian Morris

Stanford University

Human Values in the Very Long Run
Sponsored by the University Center for Human Values and the Department of Classics
Prentice Lecture
October 16, 2012

Mark Payne

University of Chicago

The one absolute didactic poem, and its opposite: From Nicander to Paul Celan
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
October 8, 2012

William Johnson

Duke University

Publishing Without Publishers: Books, Publication, and Community in Imperial Rome
Sponsored by the Department of Religion, Department of Classics and the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
October 2, 2012

Christopher P. Jones

Harvard University

Emperors and Earthquakes
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Workshop
September 24, 2012

W. Robert Connor

Professor of Classics, Emeritus, Princeton University

The Value of an Ancient Book and Why It Matters
Sponsored by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
Lecture
September 20, 2012

William Fitzgerald

Professor of Latin, King's College London

The Aesthetics of Varietas
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
Lecture
September 17, 2012

Carlos Norena

University of Berkeley

Urban Systems in the Roman Empire: The Transition to Late Antiquity
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World

Spring 2012

Colloquium
May 18, 2012

Herme<neu>tica

New Approaches to the Text and Interpretation of the Corpus Hermeticum

Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity Colloquium
Faber Lecture
April 30, 2012

Giulia Sissa

Professor of Political Science, UCLA

Familiaris reprehensio quasi errantis. Looking for 'Utopia' between Plato and Epicurus.
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and supported by the Eberhard L. Faber Fund and the Council for Humanities.
Lecture
April 26, 2012

Hans-Joachim Gehrke

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freidburg

Intentional History: The Past in the Present, Ancient and Modern (in conversation with T. Hölscher)
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
April 24, 2012

Hans-Joachim Gehrke

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freidburg

Historiography: The Present in History
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
April 17, 2012

Henrik Mouritsen

Kings College, London

The Power of the People in the Roman Republic: Paradoxes and Approaches
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
April 9, 2012

Jim J. O'Donnell

Professor of Classics and Provost of Georgetown University

The End of Paganism
Sponsored by the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity; Co-Sponsored by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, the Department of Classics, the S & R Stewart Fund in the Humanities Council and the Stewart Fund for Religion.
Lecture
April 4, 2012

Oliver Taplin

Professor of Classics, University of Oxford

The Reach of Athenian Tragedy
Sponsored by the Council of the Humanities and the Department of Classics
Lecture
April 3, 2012

Clifford Ando

University of Chicago

The Origins and Import of Republican Constitutionalism
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
March 27, 2012

Angelo Mercado

Assistant Professor of Classics at Grinnell

The Problem(s) of Archaic Latin Versification
Sponsored by the Program in Linguistics and the Department of Classics
Classics Technology Conference
March 16, 2012

Deciphering Papyri

New Techniques for Reconstructing the Herculaneum Papyri

Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Humanities Council, Princeton University. Lunch provided. RSVP to nbarthel@princeton.edu
Lecture
March 14, 2012

Alan Cameron

Professor Latin Emeritus, Columbia University

The Life, Work and Death of Hypatia
Sponsored by the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity and supported by the Eberhard L. Faber Fund and the Council for Humanities.
Magie Lecture
March 13, 2012

Pierre Briant

College de France

History and Historiography of Alexander the Great in the long XVIII th Century: A Forgotten Legacy
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World.
Lecture
March 7, 2012

Tessa Roynon

University of Oxford

Introducing African Athena and Parsing the Classical Toni Morrison
Cosponsored by Princeton's Center for African American Studies and the Department of Classics
Lecture
February 16, 2012

Olga Taxidou

The University of Edinburgh

Dionysus and Divine Violence: Theatricality and Spectatorship in The Bacchae
Cosponsored by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Lewis Center for the Arts, Department of Classics, and Program in Theater
Lecture
February 14, 2012

Garrett G. Fagan

Associate Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies and History
Penn State University

Watching the Fighters: Exploring the Roman Fascination with Gladiatorial Combat
Lecture
February 9, 2012

Glenn Most

University of Chicago, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

The Madness of Tragedy
Sponsored by the Comparative Literature Department and supported by the Eberhard L. Faber Memoral Fund in the Humanities Council

Fall 2011

Prentice Lecture
December 13, 2011

Matthew Roller

Professor of Classics, Johns Hopkins University

Cornelia: On Becoming and Being ‘Mother of the Gracchi’
Lecture
December 6, 2011

Dr. Koen De Temmerman

Visiting Fellow Center in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University/Ghent University

Novel ways to be(come) a heroine. The curious case of Heliodorus' Chariclea.
Sponsored by Department of Classics and the Center in Hellenic Studies
Lecture
November 29, 2011

Julia Dyson Hejduk

Baylor University

Bearing Up: Jupiter, Callisto, and Ovid in Exile
Lecture
November 22, 2011

Haim Goldfus

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Excavations at Hurvat Tslit: A Jewish Settlement on the Southern Border of Judea (c. 40 BCE - 135 CE)
Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World
Lecture
October 18, 2011

Timothy Barnes

Harvard University

Aorist and Augment: New Light on the Early History of the Greek Verb
Sponsored by the Program in Linguistics and the Department of Classics
Lecture
October 11, 2011

Joan Connelly

Professor of Classics and Art History, NYU

Towards An Archaeology of Performance: Ritual Movement through Greek Sacred Space.
Lecture
October 6, 2011

Mark Janse (cancelled)

Ghent University

Phrasing Homer: A Cognitive Approach to Homeric Versification
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, the Program in Hellenic Studies and the Onassis Foundation.

Spring 2011

Department Event
May 15, 2011

Jessica Anastasio '11, Flute

Classics Senior Jessica Anastasio will be performing works by Debussy, Telemann, Vine and Jolivet.
Lecture
April 19, 2011

Timothy Whitmarsh

Adultery and the Invention of the Novel
Sponsored by The A.S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA), the Department of Classics and the Program in Hellenic Studies
Conference
April 16, 2011

Department of Classics Technical Workshop

This workshop is open to faculty, staff and students in the Department of Classics. Not open to the public.
Workshop
April 16, 2011

The 1st Classics and Technology Colloquium

Department of Classics Technology Workshop

Lecture
April 11, 2011

Christopher Stray

Liddell and Scott: The Secret History
Lecture
March 25, 2011

Malcolm Schofield

Cambridge University, Visiting Fellow Humantities Council

Why And When Did Plato Write Narrated Dialogues?
Lecture
March 23, 2011

Malcolm Schofield

Cambridge University, Visiting Fellow Humantities Council

Cicero on Ethical Choices
Lecture
March 22, 2011

Simon Goldhill

The Greek Chorus: Our German Eyes
Sponsored by The A.S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA) and the Department of Classics and the Program in Hellenic Studies
Lecture
March 21, 2011

Malcolm Schofield

Cambridge University, Visiting Fellow Humantities Council

Ciceronian Ethics: Philosophy as Debate, Philosophy as Guidance
Lecture
March 8, 2011

Giuseppe La Bua

Acting as Cicero and against Cicero: the mock-trial in Apuleius Metamorphoses 3.3-11
Lecture
March 1, 2011

Anton Bierl

Title: TBA
Lecture
February 22, 2011

Réka Forrai

Réka Forrai, Central European University, Medieval Studies Department and Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies

Title: TBA
Lecture
February 15, 2011

Alfons Fürst

Visiting Fellow, Department of Classics, Princeton University, University of Muenster, Germany

The Rhetoric of Monotheism in the Roman Empire
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
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