Events


LECTURES 2013-2014

May 5

FRANÇOIS LISSARRAGUE, UC Berkeley Visiting Sather Professor

"The Image in the Image: Looking at Shield Devices"

Location TBA, 5:00pm

 

April 28

SILVIA MONTIGLIO, Johns Hopkins University

"Coming Home in Sleep: The Parallel nostos of Odysseus and Penelope"

Dodd 170, 5:00pm

 Montiglio flyer

March 6 and 7

A SERIES OF GRADUATE STUDENT TALKS

March 6 5:00pm, Dodd 146:

Brian Apicella "The Epistemological Function of Plato's Myth of the Reversed Cosmos"
Caitlin Halasz "The Heraclean Odysseus and the Odyssean Heracles"

March 7 4:00pm, Dodd 154:

Alex Lessie "Subversive Fidelity in Livy's Account of Masinissa and Sophoniba"
Justin Vorhis "The Best of the Macedonians: Alexander as Achilles in Curtius' History of Alexander"

practice talks

February 19

ROMAIN BRETHES, Lycée Janson-de-Sailly

"Politics is Comedy"

Dodd 170, 5:00pm

brethes lecture

February 13

JEANNINE DIDDLE UZZI, University of Southern Maine

"Beyond Roman Women: Ethnicity and Sexuality in Images of Captivity from the Roman Empire."

Dodd 146, 5:00pm

uzzi lecture

January 28

MICHAEL HASLAM, UCLA

"The changing face of ancient Greek literature: the roles of papyri"

Dodd 146, 5:00pm

haslam lecture

January 27

USC-UCLA GREEK SEMINAR

A discussion with Leslie Kurke (University of California, Berkeley)

Leavey Library Auditorium (USC), 3:00pm

 

January 24

MATTHEW LOAR, Visiting Graduate Researcher, Stanford University

"Drunk in Drag: The Myth of Hercules and Omphale in Augustan Political Discourse"

Dodd 154, 4:00pm

loar lecture

January 21

TRAVEL STUDY ROME INFO SESSION

Dodd 275 4:00-5:00pm

 

November 5

SETH SCHEIN, University of California, Davis

"War, What is it Good for in Homer's Iliad?: Modern Receptions of the Iliad 1940-2011"

Schein poster

October 30

MARK BUCHAN

"From Alphas to Epigrams to Epic: Storybuilding in Iliad 6"

  buchan poster

October 16

PIERRE DESTRÉE, Université catholique de Louvain

"Aristotle on dramatic katharsis"

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