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Colloquia & Events

From its early days, Bryn Mawr has had an international reputation in classical languages and archaeology, and the College is home to a lively community of undergraduates, graduate students and faculty who are interested in classical subjects. Weekly classics colloquia provide an informal meeting ground as well as a schedule of distinguished speakers on a variety of literary, archeological and historical subjects.

 

Spring 2011 Colloquium Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all Colloquia will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Room B21 of the Rhys Carpenter Library on the campus of Bryn Mawr College. Tea will be held at 4:00 p.m. before the lectures in the Quita Woodward Room, which is in Thomas Library. For more information please call: 610-526-5198; or e-mail ocardona@brynmawr.edu

 

Date Speaker & Title
January 28

Robin Mitchell-Boyask

Temple University

 

"Odysseus, Maker of Horses"

Mitchell-Boyask poster
February 4

Regina Höschele

University of Toronto

 

“A virgo infelix: Calvus' Io vis-à-vis other Cow-and-Bull Stories”

Höschele poster
February 11

Johannes Haubold

Durham University

 

"The succession of empires - Greek and Mesopotamian perspectives"

Haubold poster
February 18

Dirk Baltzly

Monash University, Australia

 

“The theme (skopos) of a Platonic dialogue and the maintenance of textual communities in late antique Platonism"

Baltzly poster
February 25

Nathan Arrington

Princeton University

 

“Sacred Space and the Fallen Warrior: Death and Defeat on the Athenian Akropolis

Arrington
March 18

THE C. DENSMORE CURTIS LECTURE

presented by the Graduate Students in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

 

Barbara Barletta

University of Florida

 

"The Temple of Athena at Sounion: Ionic Architecture in a Doric Context"

Barletta
March 25

José González

Duke University

 

“Aristotle on Theoria”

Gonzalez
April 1

THE AGNES MICHELS LECTURE

presented by the Graduate Students in the Department of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies

 

Kirk Freudenburg

Yale University

 

"The Cinematography of Virgil’s Aeneid"

Michels Lecture
April 8 & 9

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LOCUS ISTE : Sacred Spaces, Divine Places in the Ancient World

Sacred Spacies conference
April 15

Jeremy McInerney

University of Pennsylvania

 

“The Gods of (Con)fusion: Athena Alea, Apollo Maleatas and Athena Aphaia”

McInerney

 

Fall 2010 Colloquium Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all Colloquia will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Room B21 of the Rhys Carpenter Library on the campus of Bryn Mawr College. Tea will be held at 4:00 p.m. before the lectures in the Quita Woodward Room, which is in Thomas Library. For more information please call: 610-526-5198; or e-mail ocardona@brynmawr.edu

 

Date Speaker & Title
September 10
News from Abroad: Student Reports Student reports
September 17

Alex Gottesman

Temple University

 

"Harpalus in Athens: Politics and Theatricality in the Late 4th Century"

Gottesman
September 24

Catherine Conybeare

Bryn Mawr College

 

“The Laughter of Sarah”

Conybeare
October 1

Philip Horky

Stanford University

 

"What is the Platonic Demiurge?"

Horky
October 22

Dimitrios Damaskos

University of Ioannina

 

“Excavating cultural memory in Roman Macedonia: The Argos
Orestikon case"

Dimitrios Damaskos
October 29

Anton Bierl

University of Basel

 

“Women on the Acropolis. Comic Body-Politics, Ritual and Metaphor in Aristophanes' Lysistrata

Anton Bierl
November 5

Anthony Tuck

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

““Poggio Civitate and the Earliest Cities of Tuscany””

Anthony Tuck
November 19

Karin Schlapbach

University of Ottawa & Center for Hellenic Studies

 

““Ecphrasis and Enactment in Theocritus Idyll 15 and Beyond””

Karin Schlapbach
December 3

Maria Teresa Marabini Moevs

Rutgers University

 

“The Warren Cup and the Liberty Period in Italy”

*PLEASE NOTE: Tea will be in the London Room

Maria Teresa Marabini Moevs

 

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