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See the “Imperial Landscapes” poster and programme

The details of the international conference “Imperial Landscapes: Empires, Societies, and Environments in the Ancient to Modern Nile Delta”, organized by our very own Katherine Blouin have been finalized, and we are pleased to make the poster and programme available to the public. See you March 23 and 24th! ____________________ Click on the thumbnail below to … Read More

See the “Philosophies of Flavian Literature” poster and programme

The details of the international workshop “Philosophies of Flavian Literature,” organized by our very own Alison Keith and featuring the work of our department’s Graduate Students, have all been finalized, and we are pleased to make the poster and programme available to the public. See you March 4th!

“Art, History, and Perception” Workshop

Jackman Humanities Building, Room JHB 418 May 5-6, 2017 (Schedule TBA) Our colleague at the Department of Philosophy, Professor Sonia Sedivy is organizing this upcoming workshop which focuses on the way that works of art and visual culture are poised at the intersection of history and perception. Speakers from Art History: Whitney Davis, University of California, Berkeley, … Read More

Professor Alison Keith Appointed as Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute

Congratulations to Professor Alison Keith for her appointment as Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute! The Jackman Humanities Institute (as its website says)  “is a community of research and study” which “advances scholarship at the University of Toronto by creating new networks — both physical and virtual — for interaction among humanities scholars, regardless of their discipline.” … Read More

Upcoming Deadline: CAC Annual Conference, St John’s NL 2017

  Here is a reminder to all interested Faculty and Grad students that the deadline to apply for the CAC is quickly approaching! Abstracts are due this Sunday, January 15th ***extended to Sunday, January 29th***. See the Call For Papers. For more information about this year’s CAC Annual Conference, click here. Updates available on the CAC … Read More

Upcoming Deadlines: ASCSA Fellowships

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), one of America’s most distinguished centers devoted to advanced teaching and research, was founded in 1881 to provide American graduate students and scholars a base for their studies in the history and civilization of the Greek world. Today, over 135 years later, it is still a … Read More

AIA Toronto Society Lecture

Dr. Jacquelyn H. Clements, CLIR/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Visual Studies in the Department of Art, University of Toronto will be peaking on “A Landscape of Identity: The Iconography of Autochthony in Late Fifth Century BC Athens” as part of the 2016-2017 AIA Toronto Society Lecture Series. Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:00pm Anthropology … Read More

Upcoming SCS Early Registration Deadline

Every winter, the Society for Classical Studies holds a joint meeting with the Archaeological Institute of America. The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held here in Toronto! SCS Annual Meeting – January 5-8, 2017 Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel 123 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 ***EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 11*** Register early in order … Read More