Student Competition
February 24, 2018

"Princeton Certamen"

The Princeton Classics Club announces the first annual Princeton Certamen — a quiz-bowl with questions based on Roman history, culture, mythology, literature, and language. Hosting high school and middle school students from all over the country, the Club hopes to inspire passion for the Classics and the Junior Classical League (JCL) with a competitive yet friendly contest. Prof. Dan-el Padilla Peralta will deliver the keynote address.

8:30 am
6:30 pm
McCosh Hall
Prentice Lecture
March 7, 2018

"The Roman Kings: Genealogies of Power"

Christopher Smith (University of St Andrews)
4:30 pm
106 McCormick
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Humanities Council
Allegorical scene on the seven Liberal Arts.
Lunch Lecture
March 9, 2018

"Varro’s Encyclopedia"

By invitation only

Christopher Smith (University of St Andrews)
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Humanities Council
Illustration of female stone bust with dreadlocks
Conference
March 16–17, 2018

"Racing the Classics"

9:15 am
6:10 pm
103 Chancellor Green
Please RSVP by March 8, 2018 to EileenRobinson@Princeton.edu
Lecture
March 27, 2018

"Choral Fabrications: Weaving, Cloth-Making And Choral Song And Dance In Archaic And Early Classical Greece."

Deborah Steiner (Columbia University)
4:30 pm
Betts Auditorium
Lunch Lecture
March 30, 2018

"Ovidian Renovations And Renaissances"

By invitation only

Phillip Hardie (University of Cambridge)
March 30
12:00 pm
161 East Pyne
Reading Group
April 4, 2018

"The Place of Greece" Session 7

Allyson Vieira (New York University)
12:00 pm
1:20 pm
161 East Pyne
Lecture
April 11, 2018

"Let Us Alter And Corrupt The Maxim: Socrates And Aristodemos In The Prologue Of Plato's Symposium."

Gabriel Danzig (Bar-Ilan University)
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Marx 301
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, University Center for Human Values and the Program in Classical Philosophy
Symposium
April 13, 2018

"How Literatures Begin: A Comparative Approach to Problems and Methods"

9:00 am
6:30 pm
TBA
Organized by Denis Feeney and Joel Lande. Sponsored by the Department of German, Department of Classics, East Asian Studies, The Humanities Council, Comparative Literature, and Slavic.
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Conference
April 20, 2018

Women in Classics

9:00 am
5:00 pm
106 McCormick
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, Humanities Council, Program in the Ancient World, Department of Art and Archaeology, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Department of Philosophy, Center for Human Values
Lecture
May 1, 2018

'Sensing Divinity?'

Esther Eidinow (University of Bristol)
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
010 East Pyne
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