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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


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


Narrative Fragments, Fragmented Lovers: Reading Latin Elegy through Comics

Fri. Jan. 24, 2020 3:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 24, 2020 4:30 PM
Ms. Natalie Swain Light refreshments provided. All welcome. For further information, email Peter J. Miller or find us on Facebook 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 Light refreshments provided. All welcome. For further information, email Peter J. Miller or find us on... 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


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 Light refreshments provided. All welcome. For further information, email Peter J. Miller or find us on Facebook 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 Sponsored by the Society for Classical Studies Classics Everywhere Initiative Light refreshments provided. All welcome. For... 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 Light refreshments provided. All welcome. For further information, email Peter J. Miller or find us on Facebook Read More


Past Events


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