Past Events


Autumn 2016

Thursday, September 1: First Real Meeting of the Semester: Welcome Back Pizza Party

Come eat some free pizza, see some friendly faces, and help us plan some of our upcoming meetings!

Thursday, September 8: Game Night

For this week we will have a game night.  Bring a game to share or just yourself for a night of fun!  

Thursday, September 15: Jeopardy Night

Bring yourself and your friends to show off your knowledge of the ancient world and learn a few new things! 

Thursday, September 22: Classics Faculty Lecture

Professor Anthony Kaldellis will speak on the topic of "why I am a professor."

Thursday, September 29: Movie Night

Thursday, October 6: Game Night

For this week we will have a game night.  Bring a game to share or just yourself for a night of fun!  

Thursday, October 20: Classics graduate student lecture 

Gemma Storti will give a talk on Lucian and witchcraft

Thursday, October 27: Bowling (HP Lanes)

Thursday, November 3: Game Night

Thursday, November 10: Movie Night, 6:00pm 

Bring yourself and a couple of friends for a relaxing and entertaining night leading into the long weekend!

Thursday, November 17: Ballista Demonstration

Thursday, December 1: Lecture by Professor Frank Coulson on manuscripts

Thursday, December 8: Saturnalia Cram Session


Spring 2016

Thursday, January 14: First Meeting of the Semester: Student Involvement Fair

Thursday, January 21: First Real Meeting of the Semester: Welcome Back Pizza Party
Thursday, January 28: Movie Night "A Funny Thing Happen on the Way to the Forum" 

Thursday, February 4 Game Night

Thursday, February 11: Lecture by Christopher Erlinger on "Warfare and Tactics in the Ancient World: The Trouble with our Sources"
Thursday, February 18: Toga Bowling

Friday-Sunday, February 19-21: Volunteering at the Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL) Convention
Thursday, February 25: Movie Night
Tuesday, March 8: Trip to Ohio State's Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
Thursday, March 10: Club Officer Elections for 2016-2017
Thursday, March 24: Lecture by Quinn Griffin on Hysteria/Medicine
Thursday, April 7: Eta Sigma Phi Induction Ceremony
Friday, April 8: Spring Semester Ballista Demonstration
Thursday, April 14: Lecture on mythology by Professor Richard Fletcher

Thursday, April 21: End of School Party

Autumn 2015

August 27: Welcome, Pizza, Event Planning, Games
September 3: Movie Night: "Life of Brian"
September 10: Game Night
September 17: Lecture on Ancient Magic, Warren Huard
September 24: Trip to Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies
October 1: Study Abroad Info Night
October 8: Ancient Food Night
October 15: Trip to the Columbus Zoo
October 22: Movie Night
October 29: Toga Bowling!
November 5: Graduate School Info Night
November 12: Jenny Robb: Tour of Cartoon Library and Museum Reading Room
November 19: Ballista Demonstration
December 3: Saturnalia Party

Spring 2015

Pizza and Game Night, Thursday, January 15
Study Abroad Info Night, Thursday, January 29
Lego (Ancient) Architecture (Professor Mark Fullerton, Department of History of Art), Thursday, February 5
Graduate School Info Night, Thursday, February 12
Discussion on attending the 2015 Junior Classical League Convention, Thursday, February 19
Columbus Museum of Art Trip, Sunday, March 1
Lecture on Ancient Music (Dr. Corey Hackworth), Thursday, March 5
Club Elections, Thursday, March 12
Game Night, Thursday, March 26
Movie Night, Thursday, April 9
OSU Faculty Lecture on Ancient Military (Professor Nate Rosenstein, Department of History), Thursday, April 16
Study Party, Thursday, April 23

Autumn 2014

Saturnalia Party, Thursday, December 4 at 7pm
Catapult Demonstration (Beat *ichigan Ballista Demonstration/Club promotion event), Thursday, November 20 at 5-7pm
Jenny Robb: Tour of Cartoon Library and Museum Reading Room, Thursday, November 12 at 7pm
Game Night, Thursday, November 6 at 7pm         
Movie Night: The Eagle, Thursday, October 30 at 7pm
Info on Applying to Graduate School (Professors Benjamin Acosta-Hughes and Tom Hawkins) with Classics Cake-Off to follow, Thursday, October 23 at 7pm
Roman Food Night, Thursday, October 16 at 7pm
Toga Night with Professor Anna McCullough, Thursday, October 2 at 7pm

Spring 2014

Lecture by Pittsburgh-based cartoonist, Frank Santoro, entitled "Perceptions of Pompeii: A Graphic Novel" about his recent book, Pompeii, a modern tale of art, love and rivalry set during teh destruction of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii in 79CE, March 17

Poetry Night (Readings of Classical poetry in the original languages and translations) March 27

Autumn 2013

Visit to the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies, October 17 2013
Weekly meetings and tutoring sessions throughout semester