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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 …

Congratulations to Our MA Graduates!

Our congratulations and best wishes to Alexander Kirby and Katherine Clarke who received their Classics MA degrees in the Fall 2012 Convocation.

Congratulations to Our PhD Graduates!

We offer congratulations to all four of our newly minted PhDs! Emily Fletcher, Sarah MacCallum, Laura Mawhinney, and Chris Wallace received their degrees in the Fall 2012 Convocation. Pictured here is Sarah McCallum with Classics Department Faculty, Regina Höschele, Victoria Wohl, and Brad Inwood.

Alumni News: Robert Maxwell

Robert Maxwell writes that after graduating from U of T he became the Classics Librarian (among many other hats) at Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library. There he just completed the 2011 Summer Institute of the American Society of Papyrologists. “It was quite a treat to hold this six week institute here and get to …

Alumni News: George Bevan

  George Bevan (PhD 2005) will be honoured by the Queen’s University Alumni Association with the receipt of the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the Gala Awards Dinner in Kingston.  

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 …