Many members of the Department of Classics will be giving presentations (and live tweeting!) at the CAC-SCEC annual meeting at McMaster University, May 7 – 9. In chronological order, here are our speakers on the CAC-SCEC program: Ephraim Lytle, “Paradoxography and Science in Aelian’s De natura animalium: Leonidas of Byzantium, the Red Sea and Peripatetic … Read More
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.
Chiara Graf is one of three incoming doctoral candidates who will hold Chancellor Henry N.R. Jackman Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities at the Jackman Humanities Institute in 2019-2020. She will be working to complete her dissertation that addresses the annual theme of “Strange Weather”. Read more about it here.
Mark your calendars and join us for our upcoming Graduate Student Association organized conference April 19-20, 2019. Click below for more information and the conference schedule. Classics In The Anthropocene
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.
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
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