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Crafting an Image of Sincerity: Autobiography by Letter

Fri. Oct. 22, 2021 3:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 22, 2021 4:30 PM
Crafting an Image of Sincerity: Autobiography by Letter Dr. Chris Lougheed, University of... Read More


Building a Narrative: Use and Misuse of Antiquity at the Manitoba Legislature

Fri. Nov. 5, 2021 3:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 5, 2021 4:30 PM
Building a Narrative: Use and Misuse of Antiquity at the Manitoba LegislatureDr. Melissa Funke,... Read More


Heracles, Plato, and Philosophical Immortality

Fri. Nov. 12, 2021 3:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 12, 2021 4:30 PM
Heracles, Plato, and Philosophical Immortality Dr. Warren Huard, UWinnipeg https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JTSiuZbLSy23VtR6GmX3Mw... Read More


New Visions of the Vindolanda Stylus Tablets

Thu. Jan. 20, 2022 4:00 PM - Thu. Jan. 20, 2022 5:30 PM
New Visions of the Vindolanda Stylus Tablets Dr. Alex Meyer, Western University 4:00 - 5:30 pm in Room 1L13* Learn more about the 2021-22 New... Read More


Local and Global Dynamics in a Roman Frontier Settlement: The Military Community at Vindolanda in the Early 2nd Century CE

Fri. Jan. 21, 2022 4:00 PM - Fri. Jan. 21, 2022 5:30 PM
Local and Global Dynamics in a Roman Frontier Settlement: The Military Community at Vindolanda in the Early 2nd Century CE Dr. Elizabeth Greene,... Read More


Walls and Roads: Walking Around and Through Rome

Fri. Feb. 4, 2022 4:00 PM - Fri. Feb. 4, 2022 5:30 PM
Walls and Roads: Walking Around and Through Rome Dr. Melanie Racette-Campbell, UWinnipeg 4:00 - 5:30 pm in Room 1L13* Learn more about the 2021-22... Read More


New Research on the Eurysaces Monument

Thu. Mar. 17, 2022 4:00 PM - Thu. Mar. 17, 2022 5:30 PM
New Research on the Eurysaces Monument Dr. Max Goldman, Denison University 4:00 - 5:30 pm in Room 1L13* Learn more about the 2021-22 New Directions... Read More


Classics, Indigeneity, and Modern Scientific Race

Fri. Mar. 18, 2022 4:00 PM - Fri. Mar. 18, 2022 5:30 PM
Classics, Indigeneity, and Modern Scientific Race Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Denison University Sponsored by the Society for Classical Studies... Read More


Past Events


3D models and the Classics Classroom

Fri. Sep. 24, 2021 3:30 PM - Fri. Sep. 24, 2021 4:30 PM
3D models and the Classics Classroom Bethany Hucks, Heidelberg University 3:30 - 4:30 pm on... 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 Watch Dr. MacKinnon's lecture, archived on... 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 Watch Dr. Romney's lecture, archived on YouTube.... Read More


Networking Lunch with Dr. Melanie Racette-Campbell

Fri. Mar. 5, 2021 12:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 5, 2021 1:20 PM
We've really been enjoying catching up with Classicists on our blog, but now it's time to connect with us one-on-one! Join our... Read More


UWCSA Colloquium

Fri. Feb. 26, 2021 1:00 PM - Fri. Feb. 26, 2021 3:00 PM
This year's UWCSA Colloquium is taking place on Zoom! On February 26, 2021 from 1:00-3:00pm join the UWCSA for a series of 20-minute paper... Read More


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 Watch Dr. Willekes's lecture, archived on... Read More


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