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Lectures

CANCELLED – Departmental Lecture: Dr. Christopher Faraone

*Unfortunately, Dr. Faraone is not able to make it and this lecture has been cancelled. Orphic and Magical Hymns as Cletic Prologues for Ritual Performances by Dr. Christopher Faraone (University of Chicago) Dr. Christopher Faraone will be giving a lecture on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 4:10pm EST. The lecture will take place in-person at the Lillian …

Departmental Lecture: Dr. Daniela Cammack

Proximity and Politics by Dr. Daniela Cammack (UC Berkeley) Dr. Daniela Cammack will be giving a lecture on March 25, 2022 at 4:10pm EST. The lecture will take place on Zoom: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/85375102209.* Abstract What difference does regular proximity to unknown others make to democratic politics? Many people dislike—even fear—crowds, but gathering together physically may help to …

Departmental Lecture: Dr. Kyle Harper

Ancient Plagues: New Insights to Old Problems by Dr. Kyle Harper (University of Oklahoma) Dr. Kyle Harper will be giving his lecture on February 18, 2022 at 4:10pm EST. The lecture will take place in-person at the Muzzo Family Alumni Hall (AH), Room 400. We hope to see you there! About Our Guest Dr. Kyle Harper is Professor …

New Voices in Classics: Dr. Mathura Umachandran

Nïobe and her Exemplary Limits: Myth in Walter Benjamin’s “Towards a Critique of Violence” by Dr. Mathura Umachandran (Cornell University) The inaugural lecture of our New Voices in Classics series will be given on February 11, 2022 at 4:00pm EST by Dr. Mathura Umachandran of Cornell University. Zoom link: https://bit.ly/3tWZfgP About the New Voices in Classics Lecture …

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.

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

   https://classics.utoronto.ca/events/humanity-is-the-measure-of-all-things/

Departmental Lecture: Dr. Elizabeth DePalma Digeser (UCSB)

Dr. Elizabeth DePalma Digeser will be giving a lecture, “Law and Christianity in the West: Lactantius’ Legacy,” in Room LI 205 at 4:00pm on Friday, December 15th.

CLASSU Academic Seminar

CLASSU will be hosting their Academic Seminar from 3:30 to 5:00 pm on November 3rd in LI220. Professors Katherine Blouin and Boris Chrubasik will both be giving lectures.

Upcoming Talk: Jackie Elliott

Professor Jackie Elliott (UC Boulder) will be giving a talk in LI205 on October 31, from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.