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The Roman Imperial-period portrait statuary from the Library of Pantainos complex in the Athenian Agora

Fri. Feb. 28, 2020 4:00 PM - Fri. Feb. 28, 2020 5:00 PM
Sheila Dillon (Duke University) 31st Annual Edmund G. Berry Lecture Read More


Plotting Pausanias and Following Fermor: Recent Fieldwork from the CARTography Project

Fri. Mar. 6, 2020 3:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 6, 2020 5:00 PM
Chelsea A.M. Gardner, Assistant Professor of Ancient History Department of History & Classics, Acadia University   The CARTography... Read More


Classics after the Ontological Turn: New Horizons of History and Critique

Fri. Mar. 13, 2020 3:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 13, 2020 4:30 PM
Prof. Greg Anderson, Ohio State University This talk introduces the idea of "pluriversal history," an approach to history where the past... Read More


New Fieldwork from Classical Olynthos (Greece): towards an archaeology of identity

Sun. Mar. 15, 2020 2:00 PM - Sun. Mar. 15, 2020 3:00 PM
Lisa Nevett (University of Michigan) AIA Joukousky Lecturer Read More


Fears of Foreign Women: Women's Experiences as Refugees and Immigrants in Antiquity and Today

Fri. Mar. 20, 2020 3:00 PM - Fri. Mar. 20, 2020 4:00 PM
Prof. Rebecca Kennedy, Denison University Prof. Rebecca Futo Kennedy discusses the literary and archaeological evidence on immigrant, enslaved, and... Read More


New Research on the Eurysaces Monument in Rome

Sat. Mar. 21, 2020 3:30 PM - Sat. Mar. 21, 2020 4:30 PM
Prof. Max Goldman, Denison University Most historians of ancient Rome have interpreted the tomb of Marcus Vergilius Eurysaces in reference to his... Read More


Past Events


#WCCWiki Wikipedia Editing Workshop

Mon. Feb. 10, 2020 12:00 PM - Mon. Feb. 10, 2020 2:00 PM
Building on the issues raised in the New Directions in Classics talk (#WCCWiki: Using Wikipedia for Public Engagement and Social Change), this... Read More


#WCCWiki: Using Wikipedia for Public Engagement and Social Change

Fri. Feb. 7, 2020 3:30 PM - Fri. Feb. 7, 2020 4:30 PM
Dr. Victoria Austen-Perry, University of Winnipeg Wikipedia, the fifth most visited website in the world, is one of the most influential sources of... Read More


Treasures of the Goddess: Cultural Heritage and Survival in Post-2008 Greece

Sun. Feb. 2, 2020 3:00 PM - Sun. Feb. 2, 2020 4:00 PM
Brady Kiesling (Independent Scholar) 8th Annual Lecture in Hellenic Civilization Read More


Narrative Fragments, Fragmented Lovers: Reading Latin Elegy through Comics

Fri. Jan. 24, 2020 3:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 24, 2020 4:30 PM
Natalie Swain, University of Bristol How are Latin poems like comics? Although these texts seem far removed in time and place, Natalie Swain... Read More


UWCSA Colloquium

Tue. Jan. 7, 2020 12:30 PM - Tue. Jan. 7, 2020 3:00 PM
The UWCSA is hosting their student colloquium on Friday, January 7, 2020 from 12:30-3! The colloquium is open to any student who wishes to present... Read More


DEADLINE: Call for Papers for UWCSA Student Colloquium

Fri. Dec. 20, 2019 4:00 PM - Thu. Dec. 19, 2019 4:00 PM
The University of Winnipeg Classics Student Assocation (UWCSA) is looking for student papers for their student colloquium! Submit your topic and a... Read More


The Antikythera Mechanism: An Ancient Technological Marvel

Fri. Nov. 8, 2019 3:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 8, 2019 4:30 PM
Prof. Daryn Lehoux, Queen's University The Antikythera mechanism is one of the most remarkable technological devices from the premodern era.... Read More


Life in an Ancient Brothel

Thu. Oct. 31, 2019 2:30 PM - Thu. Oct. 31, 2019 3:45 PM
Lecture by Prof. Allison Glazebrook, Brock University, speaker for this year's CAC Lecture Tour Read More


Presence and Absence in War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Fri. Oct. 25, 2019 3:00 PM - Fri. Oct. 25, 2019 4:00 PM
Prof. Matthew Sears, University of New Brunswick Far from simply recording or preserving history, war memorials should be considered part of... Read More


Math, Astronomy, History, and Wine in the Notebook of a Cockeyed Monk: Walahfrid Strabo, Abbot of the Reichenau

Fri. Oct. 4, 2019 12:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 4, 2019 1:20 PM
Wesley M. Stevens, PhD Presented by the University of Winnipeg Departments of Classics and History   Read More


Colonial Fantasies and Occluded (Hi)Stories: The Case of Early Alexandria

Fri. Sep. 27, 2019 3:30 PM - Fri. Sep. 27, 2019 4:30 PM
Prof. Katherine Blouin | University of Toronto According to some historians, ancient Alexandria was a completely new - and Greek - settlement on... Read More


The Tastes of Ancient Beers

Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 3:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 4:30 PM
Dr. Max Nelson, University of Windsor While no beers from antiquity survive for us to sample, Dr. Max Nelson illuminated the ways to access beer... Read More


Myth and Misdirection in Prometheus Bound

Fri. Oct. 26, 2018 3:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 26, 2018 4:30 PM
Dr. C. Michael Sampson, University of Manitoba Prometheus Bound is a play about the rule of Zeus and the potential threat to his regime. By... Read More


The Poetics of Redundancy in Vergil's Aeneid

Fri. Oct. 5, 2018 3:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 5, 2018 4:30 PM
Professor Andrea Rotstein, Tel Aviv University How does poetry mean anything and how do poets make meaning? The Roman poet Vergil has the tendency... Read More


De Re Cervisia et Mulso: Re-Creating Ancient Beer and "Mead"

Fri. Sep. 28, 2018 3:30 PM - Fri. Sep. 28, 2018 4:30 PM
Dr. Matt Gibbs What did the Romans drink and how did it taste? By re-creating two authentic recipes from the early Roman and later Roman empire (a... Read More