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Upcoming Conference: Thucydides in Ontario

Saturday March 12, 2016, 10:00am – 5:00pm “Thucydides in Ontario” Department of Classics, University of Toronto, Room LI 205 Five speakers from four Ontario universities will present their current research on Thucydides at this conference organized by Associate Professor, Ben Akrigg (Toronto).

Upcoming 2016 Graduate Student Conference

April 1-2, 2016 “(Re)viewing Reality. Visuality and Perception in the Ancient World” Department of Classics, University of Toronto, Room LI 220 Our Graduate Students Association has organized this upcoming conference featuring 12 speakers (from Canada, the U.S., and Europe) presenting papers that will explore how ancient thinkers, authors, and artists negotiated the paradoxes of vision …

U of T at the 2013 CAC Annual Meeting

The University of Toronto was well represented at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of Canada (CAC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 14-16, 2013: Christer Bruun, “Cicero and Clodius: What the Surprising Porta Romana Inscription Reveals about Historical Memory at Ostia” Janet Mowat, “Lysias I and the Corruption of Control” Erik Gunderson, “Repetition in Senecan …

APA Graduate Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Jen Oliver (PhD – 2) on her receipt of the Graduate Student Paper Award from the Lambda Classical Caucus of the APA for her paper, “Oscula iungit, nec moderata satis nec sic a virgine danda: the Callisto episode in Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the typology of female homoeroticism.” Jen delivered the paper at the conference …

Graduate Students: Call For Papers

“Domesticating Reality: Representations of Space and Place in Antiquity” Graduate Student Conference Department of Classics, University of Toronto April 20-21, 2013 Keynote speakers:  Lisa Nevett, University of Michigan Gábor Betegh, Central European University The interplay between culture and space in ancient thought is manifested in many ways. Not only are artistic and literary features envisioned …

U of T at the 2011 CAC Annual Meeting

The Classics Department has over twenty speakers at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of Canada in Halifax, NS. Our speakers and their paper titles are: Ben Akrigg, “Individualism at Athens” Adriana Brook, “μήδεν άγαν? φιλία and Excess in Sophocles’ Antigone” Christer Bruun, “What did Severus Alexander do for Ostia? New Evidence for Investments …

U of T at the 2011 APA and AIA Annual Meeting

The Department has ten speakers in the upcoming annual meetings of the APA and AIA, held jointly in San Antonio, Texas. Our speakers and their paper titles are: Rachel Barney, “On Hippo of (Possibly) Rhegium” Regina Höschele, “From Book to Stone: A Lapidary libellus in the Villa of Aelian” Carl Knappett (Art), with Ray Rivers and Tim Evans (Imperial …