Events Calendar

The Brown Classics Department offers a plethora of opportunities for those with an interest in antiquity to learn from visiting scholars from all over the world.  


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00pm
Colloquium on Culture & Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean
Where: RI Hall, Room 008
Description: Eva Marie Stehle (Classics, University of Maryland) presents, "Dionysus and Madwomen (before Bacchae): Where, When, and according to Whom?"
Note: Please contact Classics_Department@brown.edu for an advance copy of the paper.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30pm
Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr. Memorial Lecture
Where: Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 106
Description: 51st Annual Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr. Memorial Lecture presented by Tim Cornell (University of Manchester): Cicero on Roman history and historians"

Monday, April 10, 2017, 5:30pm
"Sacrifice ellenikōi nomōi: Meat, Measure, and Meaning"
Where: Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 106
Description: Lecture by Jan-Mathieu Carbon (Center for Hellenistic Studies / Université de Liège )

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 12:00pm
Colloquium on Culture & Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean
Where: RI Hall, Room 008
Description: Presented by Nicola Denzy Lewis (Religious Studies)
Note: Please contact Classics_Department@brown.edu for an advance copy of the paper.

PAST EVENTS

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 5:30pm
"The Greeks and Pessimism: Were J. Burckhardt and Nietzsche Right?"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Michael Lurie (Dartmouth College)

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 12:00pm
Colloquium on Culture & Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean
Where: RI Hall, Room 008
Description: María Pas De Hoz García-Bellido presents, "Epigraphy as a source for elementary education in the Greek world"
Note: Please contact Classics_Department@brown.edu for an advance copy of the paper.

Friday, November 11, 2016, 4:30pm
"Of Sponges and Stones: Matter and Ornament in Roman Painting"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Verity Platt (Cornell University)

Monday, November 14, 2016, 5:30pm
"Arms and the Manosphere"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Donna Zuckerberg (Paideia Institute)

Monday, November 21, 2016, 5:30pm
"The Freedman’s Story: a witchcraft narrative from early Imperial Italy”
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Duncan MacRae (University of California, Berkeley) 

Monday, December 5, 2016, 8:00pm
69th Annual Latin Carol Celebration
Where: First Baptist Church
75 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 12:00pm
Colloquium on Culture & Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean 
Where: RI Hall, Room 008
Description: Barbara Blythe (Classics, Wheaton College) presents, "Apples to Apples: Forbidden Fruit in Petronius' Cena Trimalchionis"
Note: Please contact Classics_Department@brown.edu for an advance copy of the paper.

Monday, January 30, 2017, 5:30pm
"In Search of an Imperial Idiom: Kingship in the Literatures of the Roman Empire"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Yvona Trnka-Amrhein

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 5:30pm
"Animals and Apuleius' Ethics of Translation"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Sasha-Mae Eccleston

Monday, February 6, 2017, 5:30pm
"The Song of Ismenias in the Alexander Romance: Imperial Prose Fiction Critiques the Canon"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne

Monday, February 13, 2017, 5:30pm
"Anniversaries in Statius' Thebaid: Order and Disorder of Time"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Anke Walter

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 12:00pm
Colloquium on Culture & Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean
Where: RI Hall, Room 008
Description: Antonio Dourado Lopes (Classics, Federal University of Minas Gerais) presents, "Eros in Hesiod: the intricacies of an anthropomorphic theogony"
Note: Please contact Classics_Department@brown.edu for an advance copy of the paper.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 12:00pm
Colloquium on Culture & Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean
Where: RI Hall, Room 008
Description:
Note: Please contact Classics_Department@brown.edu for an advance copy of the paper.

 Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30pm - Postponed until Fall
"Animal Sacrifice and Euergetism in the Hellenistic and Roman Polis"
Where: Smith Buoanno Hall, Room 106; 95 Cushing Street
Description: Lecture by James Rives (University of North Carolina)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 5:30pm
Reassessing the Ptolemaic settlement policies: Another look at the "poleis"
Where: RI Hall, Room 108
Description: Lecture by Christelle Fischer-Bovet (University of Southern California Dornsife)

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