Faculty member Sarah Murray provided several quotes to the New York Times for this article on the collapse of civilizations. (At time of posting, the usual paywall rules seem not to apply, so please enjoy.)
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.
Profs. Ben Akrigg, Katherine Blouin and Victoria Wohl are among the 2019-2020 JHI Faculty Research Fellows. Read more about their proposed projects in relation to the annual theme for 2019-2020, “Strange Weather”.
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
Congratulations to Prof. Lytle for the publication of his edited monograph, A Cultural History of Work in Antiquity, the first book in a six-volume set. From the publisher: “How has our relationship with ‘work’ changed for different cultures over the centuries? What effect has it had on politics, art and religion? In a work that spans 2,500 … 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
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.