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
Our very own Chiara Graf has won the 2018 John J. Winkler Prize for her essay “Seneca’s Ugly Feelings.” The prestigious prize is offered each year to the author of the best North-American undergraduate or graduate essay “in any risky or marginal field of classical studies.” Chiara was invited to Oberlin to present her paper … Read More
Our very own PhD student, Matt Watton, has won the 2017-2018 Sidney Robinson Prize in Ancient Philosophy for his Major Field essay, “Antiochus’ Interpretation of Socrates.” The Robinson Prize, sponsored by the Collaborative Programme in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CPAMP), is awarded each year for the best paper written by a University of Toronto graduate student in any of … Read More
Dr. Mariapia Pietropaolo joined the Department of Classics at McMaster University as an Assistant Professor in the summer of 2018. Dr. Pietropaolo received her PhD in Classics from the University of Toronto in 2013. She has taught at the University of Toronto and the University of Missouri. Her research focuses on the poets of the … Read More
Classics in the Anthropocene University of Toronto, Department of Classics, Graduate Conference April 19-20, 2019 Keynote Speakers: Brooke Holmes (Princeton), Katherine Blouin (Toronto) The recent popularity of the notion of “the Anthropocene” reflects a growing recognition that human societies and their natural environments radically and reciprocally shape and influence one another. Additionally, there is a … Read More
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)
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.
Congratulations to our newly elected Graduate Classics Course Union executive! President: Drew Davis Vice-President: Ted Parker (UTGSU Council Representative) Treasurer: Anass Dakkach Secretary: Adam Barker Social Chair: Taylor Stark
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.
David Wallace-Hare has been awarded one of the two graduate student Mediterranean Travel grants awarded by the Archaeological Institute Institute of America for research work in Portugal and Spain in 2018-19. Congrats David!