Fall 2017

Lunch Lecture
September 27, 2017

Johanna Hanink

Brown University

"Greece at the Crossroads of East and West"
Faber Lecture
September 21, 2017

Amy Richlin

Professor, Department of Classics, UCLA

"Blackface and Drag in Early Roman Comedy"
Lunch Lecture
September 15, 2017

Felix Mundt

By Invitation Only

"Between Heaven and Stage - Boundary Crossing in Plautus' Amphitruo and its Reception"

Spring 2017

May 15, 2017

Richard Hunter

Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Callimachus and the Description of Rhetorical Style
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
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
February 28, 2017

Catherine Steel

University of Glasgow

Populism and the Roman Republic: demagogues, democracy and the limits of debate
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

Fall 2016

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.
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.
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
October 6, 2016

Duncan Kennedy

Emeritus Professor, Bristol University

Plato and Lucretius on the Theoretical Subject: A Metaphysical Inquiry
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

April 26, 2016

Timothy Power

Rutgers University

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

Robert Fowler

Henry Overton Wills Professor of Greek, University of Bristol

The Text-World of Herodotus
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
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
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

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
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
December 8, 2015

Cynthia Damon

Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Paying full price: On value-assessment in Lucilian satire
December 4, 2015

Luca Graverini


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
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
November 20, 2015

Anna Marmodoro


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
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
November 10, 2015

Athena Kirk

Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Department of Classics

Librarianism: Cataloguing with the Alexandrian Poets
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
September 29, 2015

Renaud Gagné

Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Literature), Cambridge

Choral Contrasts: Metaphor and Performance
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