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Call for Papers: Classics in the Anthropocene, UofT Graduate Conference

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 …

News from Populonia

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)

UTM to host their third annual Classics and the World Today

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.

Introducing the 2018/19 GCCU executive

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

Classics Newsletter 2018

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 Awarded Travel Grant by the AIA

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!

Congrats to John Fabiano for his Jacoby Fellowship!

Congratulations to John Fabiano who has been awarded a Jacoby fellowship in Munich at the Komission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik of the DAI for dissertation research in June-July 2018! John was also at the British School in Rome working on his dissertation during March 2018.

Performance Piece: Lynn Kozak (McGill), “Previously… on the Iliad”  

Humanity is the Measure of All Things: A Colloquium Exploring Late Antiquity’s Intellectual and Spiritual Diversity

“Doing Classics: A Workshop in Historical Methods” at UTM 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.