Doing Classics: A Workshop in Historical Methods

University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), Kaneff Centre, Room 2213

Doing Classics: A Workshop in Historical Methods is designed for UofT graduate students and faculty. Please join us for this one-day workshop organized by Professor Boris Chrubasik.

The broad topic this year is Authority and Non-Conformity in the Ancient World.

10:00am-10:30am  Breakfast
10:30am-1:00pm  Session 1: Professor Neville Morley (University of Exeter)
1:00pm-2:00pm  Lunch (catered at UTM)
2:00pm-4:30pm  Session 2
7:30pm  Dinner (downtown location TBA)

Shuttle tickets will be provided for graduate students coming from UofT St. George Campus to UTM – please indicate this in your RSVP. The shuttle schedule can be found here. Click here for the UTM campus map.

Please RSVP to Jeffrey Easton by Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Please indicate if you will be attending the workshop, lunch, and downtown dinner in the evening. Please also mention any dietary restrictions.

Click here to view poster.

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The event is generously funded by the Office of the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, UTM.

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Classics and the World Today 2: Authority and Non-Conformity in the Ancient World

University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), Instructional Centre Building, Room IB 245

Classics and the World Today 2: Authority and Non-Conformity in the Ancient World is open to all UofT students. Please join us for a public lecture by Professor Neville Morley (University of Exeter) organized by Professor Boris Chrubasik.

Reception to follow in the Kaneff Centre Rotunda. Click here for the UTM campus map.

Shuttle schedule for students coming from UofT St. George Campus to UTM can be found here.

Click here to view poster.

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The event is generously funded by the Office of the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, UTM.

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CLASSU Academic Seminar: Words of the Ostracised

Room LI 220

CLASSU Academic Seminar: Words of the Ostracised

Join us as we explore non-traditional and marginalized narratives in antiquity.

Our PhD student speakers include:

David Wallace-Hare  (Latin onomastics, Roman social history, Romano-Celtic interactions)
“Fugientes Silvae Texerunt: Aquitanian Theonyms and Industrial Memories in the Central Pyrenees”

Drew Davis (Roman history, ancient colonialism, epigraphy)
“Rooted in Our Own Needs: Classics at the University of Toronto, 1843–1947”

Caitlin Hines (Latin literature)
“Role-play and Class Blindness: a Resistant Reading of Servitium Amoris in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses”

 

GCCU Meeting

Room TBA

GCCU will hold a beginning-of-semester meeting to elect the next graduate Conference Planning Committee!

Consider getting involved with the grad conference: it can be a really rewarding and interesting experience. If you are interested in joining the CPC but can’t come to the meeting, send an email to Chiara and you’ll be nominated in absentia.

Classics Graduate Application Deadline Approaching: We Want You!

Are you interested in pursuing advanced degrees in Classics? The Department of Classics at the University of Toronto wants you! We offer a thriving pedagogical and scholarly environment in the heart of Canada’s most diverse city, as well as funding for students in both our MA and PhD programs. Click to read more. Application deadline is December 15, 2017.

 

Graduate Modern Language Examinations

Room LI 205

PhD candidates must successfully complete translation examinations in two modern foreign languages before taking the examination on the Major Field. One of these languages must be German; the other is normally French, but the Graduate Coordinator may authorize the substitution of Italian if it is appropriate for the candidate’s field of specialization. Students intending to write one or both papers should notify the Department at least two weeks prior to the date of exam.

Graduate Latin Qualifying Examination

Room LI 205

The Qualifying Exams are based on the Reading Lists and cover the entire list, prose and verse; there is no commentary or essay section. The examinations are offered twice a year in May and September. Students are expected to attempt the exams beginning in May of their qualifying year (last year of the MA or first year of the PhD). A grade of B- in each examination is required for successful completion of the MA. B+ is required for the PhD and must be attained by September of the third year of the PhD.

Graduate Greek Qualifying Examination

Room LI 205

The Qualifying Exams are based on the Reading Lists and cover the entire list, prose and verse; there is no commentary or essay section. The examinations are offered twice a year in May and September. Students are expected to attempt the exams beginning in May of their qualifying year (last year of the MA or first year of the PhD). A grade of B- in each examination is required for successful completion of the MA. B+ is required for the PhD and must be attained by September of the third year of the PhD.

Graduate Latin Sight Translation Examination

Room LI 205

Students in the “qualifying year” of the Classics graduate programs (last year of MA or first year of PhD) are expected to write the Sight Translation examinations every time they are offered, until they have achieved the passing grade for the program they are in. The passing grade is B– for MA, B+ for PhD.

Students in the first year of a two-session MA program are encouraged to attempt these examinations.