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Late Bronze Age Anchorage at Maroni-Tsaroukkas

In June 2017, a small team led by Carrie Fulton started an underwater survey of a Late Bronze Age anchorage at Maroni-Tsaroukkas, along the south-central coastline of Cyprus. Professor Fulton was joined by University of Toronto graduate student, Naomi Neufeld. In this first season, the team tested a custom-designed camera system for digital recording of … Read More

The Cosa Walls Project

Seth Bernard and Drew Davis working on a survey project of the colonial walls of Cosa, modern Ansedonia, in conjunction with the Cosa Excavations. One of the best preserved of all Mid-Republican fortifications, the walls of the Latin colony of Cosa were built in polygonal masonry in 273 BC. Professor Bernard and Drew are using … Read More

JHI Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary and Welcomes a New Director

A&S News spoke with outgoing director Robert Gibbs, who has led the institute since its inception and incoming director Alison Keith to find out what the JHI has achieved so far and what’s yet to come. The Jackman Humanities Institute celebrates 10-year anniversary and welcomes a new director

JHI Working Groups: Call for Applications

PhD STUDENTS & FACULTY: The Jackman Humanities Institute will be accepting applications for Working Groups in the 2017-2018 year beginning on April 21, 2017. Working group participants may apply to participate in no more than two working groups per year. APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 26, 2017 The outline for applications is attached below, and the competition is … Read More

Congratulations to our 2017 ASSU Award Winners!

Congratulations to Professor Alison Keith for winning the Ranjini (Rini) Ghosh Excellence in Teaching Award at the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU) Awards Ceremony on March 22, 2017. Co-nominators Willem Crispin-Frei, Samantha Mazzilli, and Laura Harris from the undergraduate CLASSU Senate were on hand to present Professor Keith with this award alongside ASSU President … Read More

AIA Toronto Society Lecture: Professor Scott Gallimore (Wilfrid Laurier University)

AIA Toronto Lecture: Scott Gallimore (Wilfrid Laurier University)

BHPC “Form, Function, Intent: Materiality and the Codification of Knowledge” Colloquium

Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place Saturday, March 11, 2017 9:00AM – 5:30PM Our colleagues at the Book History & Print Culture Collaborative Program invite you attend the upcoming graduate organized colloquium, “Form, Function, Intent: Materiality and the Codification of Knowledge”. 2017 BHPC Colloquium Program If you are interested in attending, you are asked to please RSVP … Read More

In Memoriam: Joan M. Bigwood (1937-2017)

Dear Colleagues, I am deeply saddened to inform the Department that Joan M. Bigwood, emerita Associate Professor of Classics at Victoria College in the University of Toronto, died on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at the age of 80. Born in Scotland in 1937 into a musical family, Joan was the third of four children of … Read More

In Memoriam: Daniel J. Thornton (1971-2017)

Dear Colleagues and Friends – Daniel J. Thornton, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, February 12, 2017 was a highly respected teacher who taught generations of CLA students at UTM and UTSG. Hailing from the United States, Daniel received his BA magna cum laude in Classical and Medieval Studies and History from Cleveland State University. A broadly … Read More

“Classics and the World Today” @ UTM

Classics and the World Today Click below to view poster: