Upcoming Events

Riding through the Ancient World

Fri. Feb. 5, 2021 3:00 PM - Fri. Feb. 5, 2021 4:30 PM
A conversation with Dr. Carolyn Willekes (Mount Royal University) February 5, 3:00-4:30pm on Zoom Please register online for passcode Note: Each... Read More

Wine, Song, and Self

Fri. Mar. 5, 2021 3:00 PM - Fri. Mar. 5, 2021 4:30 PM
A conversation with Dr. Jessica Romney (MacEwan University) March 5, 3:00-4:30 on Zoom Please register online for passcode Note: Each talk has its... Read More

Reconstructing the role of dogs and cats in classical antiquity from archaeological remains

Fri. Mar. 26, 2021 3:00 PM - Fri. Mar. 26, 2021 4:30 PM
A conversation with Dr. Michael MacKinnon (University of Winnipeg) March 26, 3:00-4:30pm on Zoom Please register online for passcode Note: Each... Read More

Past Events

Distinguit et Miscet: Framing Garden Spaces in the Villas Of the Roman Elite

Tue. Nov. 24, 2020 3:30 PM
Escape Winnipeg's chilly winter weather for a moment as Dr. Victoria Austen speaks about garden spaces in the villas of Roman elites. On Zoom... Read More

The soldier's life in Ancient Rome

Fri. Nov. 20, 2020 3:00 PM - Fri. Nov. 20, 2020 4:30 PM
A conversation with Dr. Conor Whately (University of Winnipeg) November 20, 3:00-4:30pm on Zoom Dr. Whately's talk included a virtual book... Read More

de ebrietate sua: Alcohol in the Roman world, new data, and future directions

Fri. Oct. 23, 2020 3:00 PM - Thu. Oct. 22, 2020 4:30 PM
A conversation with Dr. Matt Gibbs (MacEwan University) October 23, 3:00-4:30pm on Zoom   Watch Dr. Gibbs's lecture, archived on... 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

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

#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