2012 Department of Classics Lecture Series and Events

January 23 (M)  Job Talk by Kathryn Bosher: A Tyrant’s Aeschylus

February 17 (F) Foreign Language Center Radio, Crane Café, Hagerty Hall, 10:30am-11:30am: LIVE FLC Radio Broadcasts in Greek by Alexandra Constantinou and Pete Ragias

February 17 (F)  Michèle Lowrie, UH448, 3:30pm:  The politics of the Roman exemplum

February 21 (T)  Myles McCallum (St. Mary’s University, Halifax), UH 014, 8:00pm  AIA: The Pot Industry at Pompeii: A Review of The Evidence 

February 24-26  Tenth Anniversary Meeting of the Midwestern Consortium on Ancient Religions, The University Museum (University Hall, room 143), 9am – 5pm:  ‘The Stuff that Dreams are Made of’: The Interpretation, Divination and Use of Dreams in Ancient Mediterranean Religions' 

February 27 (M)  Philippe Borgeaud (Visiting Professor, OSU), UH448, 3:30pm:  Pygmalion and the History of Religions

February 28 (T) Hanne Eisenfeld (OSU) Prospectus talk, University Hall Museum, 10:30am:  ‘Only Mostly Dead: Immortality and Related States in Pindar’s Victory Odes’  

March 9 (F), Foreign Language Center Radio, Crane Café, Hagerty Hall, 10:30am-11:30am: LIVE FLC Radio Broadcasts in Greek by Alexandra Constantinou and Pete Ragias

March 26 (M), Robin Wahlsten (University of Stockholm), UH448, 3:30pm: Ovid in Twelfth-century Germany

March 29 (R) The Twenty-Fourth Annual Thomas E. Leontis Memorial Lecture in Modern Greek Studies, Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr. (William M. Scuttles Chair of Religious Studies, Georgia State University), Faculty Club Grand Lounge, 181 South Oval Mall, 3:30pm:  The Modern Olympics: As Greek Revival and as Greek Religion

March 30 (F)  Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr. (William M. Scuttles Chair of Religious Studies, Georgia State University), UH448, 3:30pm: Talk on recent book, “Winckelmann and the Vatican’s First Profane Museum”

April 3 (T) Andrea Rotstein (Tel Aviv University), UH448, 4:30pm: "Literary History in the Parian Marble"

April 13 (F)  Prospectus Talks by John Richards, Gabe Fuchs, and Mark Wright, UH448, 3:30pm

April 19 (R)  Daniel Boyarin (Departments of Near Eastern and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley), CSR, Thompson Library, Room 165, 4:30pm:  Genealogies of Religion in Late Antiquity

April 21-22 Tenth Annual Greek and Latin Graduate Student Colloquium, Keynote Speaker:  David Konstan (Brown University)  Chosen Chains: Creating Loyalty in the Ancient World              

April 27 (F) John Miller (University of Virginia), UH448, 3:30pm:  Virgil’s Salian Hymn to Hercules

May 3 (R) Mark Kauntze (Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University), UH448, 3:30pm:  Dwarfs on the shoulders of Dwarfs: Glosses on the Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris

May 18 (F) Prospectus Talks by Craig Jendza, Luke Gorton, and Corey Hackworth, UH448, 3:30pm

May 31 (R) Gauthier Liberman (OSU Visiting Professor), UH448, 3:30pm: "Greek and Latin textual criticism"

August 31 (F) Oliver Pilz (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)  Archaeological Evidence for the Greek Hair Offering

September 14 (F)  John Van Sickle (Brooklyn College) Virgil’s Eclogues Series - Talk #1

September 21 (F)  Brian Breed (University of Massachusetts Amherst)  Virgil’s Eclogues Series - Talk #2

October 11 (R)  Susan Stephens (Stanford University), 143 University Hall (University Hall Museum, 2:05-3:25pm:  Workshop on Religion in Roman Egypt

October 12 (F) Susan Stephens (Stanford University)  The Nineteenth Annual Carl C. Schlam Memorial Lecture Thompson Library, room 165; 2:30pm: Plato's 'Egyptian' Republic

October 19 (F) Benjamin Lee (Oberlin College)  Allegoresis in Apuleius, Machado De Assis and Proust

October 26-27 (F-S) Texts and Contexts: The Ohio Union (Student Alumni Council Room); 9am-4pm

November 2 (F)        Lisa Florman (OSU Department of Art History)  Picasso' Classicism

November 9 (F)        Gregson Davis (New York University) Virgil’s Eclogues Series - Talk #3

November 15 (R)      António J. G. de Freitas (University of Minho)  The language of the gods: Cosmogonic verbs and words

November 30 (F)      Luke Wilson (OSU Department of English)  Virgil’s Eclogues Series - Talk #4

 

 

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