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Photos from End-of-Term Party

Another successful academic year comes to a close. For those who weren’t able to join us at our End-of-Term Party, click below for a full photo recap.

2019-2020 JHI Faculty Research Fellows

Profs. Ben Akrigg, Katherine Blouin and Victoria Wohl are among the 2019-2020 JHI Faculty Research Fellows. Read more about their proposed projects in relation to the annual theme for 2019-2020, “Strange Weather”.

End-of-Term Party

The Department’s annual End-of-Term Party for faculty, staff, and graduate students will be held on Friday, April 5th from 4:00pm-6:00pm in Room LI 205.

Dr. Marion Durand (PhD 2018) hired by Oxford University

We are immensely proud that Dr. Marion Durand, currently a Lecturer in the Department of Classics, has been hired by Oxford University as Associate Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy and Tutorial Fellow at Corpus Christi College, and Associate College Lecturer at St John’s College. Marion defended her PhD thesis, “Language and Reality: Stoic Semantics … Read More

A Cultural History of Work in Antiquity, a recent publication edited by Eph Lytle

Congratulations to Prof. Lytle for the publication of his edited monograph, A Cultural History of Work in Antiquity, the first book in a six-volume set. From the publisher: “How has our relationship with ‘work’ changed for different cultures over the centuries? What effect has it had on politics, art and religion? In a work that spans 2,500 … Read More

U of T Classics at the AIA/SCS

Many members of the Department of Classics will be giving presentations at the AIA/SCS annual meeting in San Diego, January 4 – 6! In chronological order, here are our speakers on the SCS program: Ted Parker, “Philanthrōpia, Democracy, and the Proof of Power”, FRI 8:00 –10:30 Jeff Easton, “A Case-Study of Intergenerational Participation in Roman … Read More

News from Populonia

Four of our graduate and undergraduate students  (Sophia Alkhoury, Drew Davis, Laura Harris, and Zoi Samonas) had the opportunity to join Prof. Bernard this past summer on an archaeological dig in central Italy. Check out the feature on their work over at the Faculty of Arts and Science.   (Photo: Seth Bernard)

UTM to host their third annual Classics and the World Today

The department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto, Mississauga will be hosting their third annual “Classics and the World Today” set of events, a two day affair featuring a public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25 and a workshop for graduate students and faculty on Friday, Oct. 26. For further information, click here.

Building Mid-Republican Rome, a new book by Seth Bernard

Congratulations to Prof. Bernard, whose monograph, Building Mid-Republican Rome, sees it official release today through OUP. From the publisher: “Building Mid-Republican Rome offers a holistic treatment of the development of the Mid-Republican city from 396 to 168 BCE. As Romans established imperial control over Italy and beyond, the city itself radically transformed from an ambitious central Italian … Read More

Classics Newsletter 2018

Hot off the press! The latest issue of the Classics Newsletter is now available online! If you wish to download a copy, please click here.