Colloquia and Events 2014/15

The weekly Classics Colloquium provide an informal meeting ground for the College's lively community of undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty who are interested in classical subjects. Each year, the series brings to campus a number of distinguished speakers on a variety of literary, archaeological, and historical subjects.


Fall 2014 Classics Colloquium


Student Reports Poster
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News from Abroad:
Reports from the Field

Sept. 12


 


Lendon Poster
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J.E. Lendon
University of Virginia
"What kind of tyrant died when they killed Julius Caesar?"

Sept. 19
 


Sidebothan Poster
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Steven Sidebotham
University of Delaware
"From India to Alexandria:
A Merchant's Journey in Roman Times"

Sept. 26
 


Smith Poster
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Tyler Jo Smith
University of Virginia
"Roman Religion, Pisidian Practice: Rock-Cut Votive Reliefs from Southwest Anatolia"

Oct. 3


Lehoux Poster
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Daryn Lehoux
Queen's University
"Creeping Things, Born of Mud and Slime: Questions and Problems in Spontaneous Generation"

Oct. 31


Tasopoulou
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Evrydiki Tasopoulou
Bryn Mawr College
"Mosaic Animals, Astronomy, and Art History in the Pompeian House of the Faun"

Nov. 7


Densmore Poster
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The C. Densmore Curtis Lecture, presented by the Graduate Students in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Jonathan Hall
University of Chicago
"Hellenic Homelands: The Greek Diaspora, Ancient and Modern"

Nov. 14


Schlosser Poster
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Joel Alden Schlosser
Bryn Mawr College
"'Only Things Matter':
Toward a Herodotean Materialism"

Nov. 21
 


Nooter Poster
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Sarah Nooter
University of Chicago
"Choral voices and Ventriloquism
in Aeschylus' Agamemnon"

Dec. 5
 


Spring 2015


Stevens Poster
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Benjamin Eldon Stevens
Bryn Mawr College
"Shapes Changed into New Bodies': Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Other in Ovid's Metamorphoses?"

Jan. 23


Gaisser Poster
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Julia Gaisser
Bryn Mawr College
"Excuses, Excuses: Racy Poetry
from Catullus to Johannes Secundus"

Jan. 30
 


Ali Poster
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Seemee Ali
Carthage College
"Hephaestus, Poet of the Illiad"

Feb. 6

 


Petraki Poster
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Zacharoula Petraki
University of Crete
"Art in Service of Philosophy in
Plato's Republic and Laws"

Feb. 13
 


Bryen Poster
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Ari Bryen
West Virginia University
"The Grant of Universal Citizenship
in AD 212: Evidence from Papyri"

Feb. 20
 


Harrison Poster
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Stephen Harrison
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
"Psyche amongst the Victorians:
An Aspect of Apuleian Reception"

Feb. 27
 


Mantzourani Poster
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Eleni Mantzourani
University of Athens, Onassis Foundation
"Disease and Therapy: Medical and Other Therapeutical Practices in Prehistoric Eastern Mediterranean"

March 23


Haynes Poster
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Melissa Haynes
Princeton University
"Ovid's Pygmalion and
a Poetics of Touch"

March 27
 


Ellis Poster
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Steven Ellis
University of Cincinnati
"New Discoveries at Pompeii: The University of Cincinnati Excavations of a 'Lost' Pompeian Neighborhood"

April 3


Tarrant Poster
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The Agnes Michels Lecture, sponsored by the Graduate Students in the Department of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

Richard Tarrant
Harvard University
"Horace as a Love Poet"

April 10


Ozyar Poster
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Asli Öyzar
Boğaziçi University
"Excavations in Tarsus-Gözlükule,
Cilicia: Past and Present"

April 17
 


Solodow Poster
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Joseph Solodow
Yale University
"Livy XXI: Historical Aims and Methods"

April 24

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