Thursday, October 6, 4:30 p.m. Axinn Center 229
Joel Alden Schlosser, Department of Political Science, Bryn Mawr College, "Ecologies of Freedom: Global Political Thinking in the Age of Socrates"
Friday, October 7 - 9, Davis Family Library
Marathon reading of Ovid's Metamorphoses
Monday, October 10, 4:30 p.m. Abernethy Room Axinn Center
Adler Memorial Lecture by Erich Gruen, Wood Professor Emeritus University of California Berkeley, "The Jewish Appropriation of Greek Mythology"
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30 p.m. Axinn Center 229
Roberta Stewart, Professor of Classical Studies Dartmouth College, "Dialogues on the Experience of War: Homeric War Stories, from Troy to Baghdad"
Monday, November 7, 4:30 p.m. Twilight Hall 201
Robert Parker, Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at New College, Oxford University, "Interpretatio and the Universal Polytheism"
Friday, December 2, 12:15 p.m. Robert A. Jones '59 House Conference Room
Christopher Star, "Empire & Apocalypse: Globalization & the End of Time in Ancient Thought"
Wednesday, December 7, 8:00 p.m. 51 Main
October 2-4: marathon reading of the Odyssey, steps of the Davis Family Library
October 9: "Ocean in Greco-Roman Myth & Thought", James Romm of Bard College
October 20: Hannah A. Quint lecture in Jewish Studies "Augustine and the Jews: From Fourth-Century North Africa to Present-day Israel” Paula Fredriksen, Boston University
January 21: Paideia Institute: Living Latin & Greek, Jason Pedicone
January 22: Going Into Industry: How I Built a Humanities Startup, Jason Pedicone
February 23 "How Lawyers Became Villains at Rome: The Historiography of Delation from Cicero to Tacitus" Christopher van den Berg, Amherst College
March 15 "Translation Theory and Practice: Instrumental vs. Hermeneutic Models" Lawrence Venuti, Temple University 7:30 p.m. Hillcrest 103
March 17 Martha Nussbaum "Anger and Revolutionary Justice: Ideas for Liberal Learning" 7:00 p.m. Wilson Hall, McCullough
April 8 Latin Day at UVM
April 19 "Lying, Exaggeration, and Encomium in Vergil's Aeneid", Adler Memorial Lecture by Jim O'Hara, University of North Carolina 4:30 PM RAJ CON
April 28-May 7 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Town Hall Theater
April 30 Elektra Met Opera HD Broadcast at the Town Hall Theater
May 11 end of year picnic, Twilight lawn
September 17: Parchment Making Workshop with Jesse Meyer of Pergamena
October 16: Realism, Empire, and Just War Theory in Roman Political Thought, Jed W. Atkins, Duke University
October 23: “Time,” “Cause,” and Meaning in Greek and Jewish Historical Writing, Jonathan Price, Tel Aviv University
October 24: marathon reading of the Aeneid, steps of the Davis Family Library
December 3: Saturnalia at 51 Main
March 12 "Not to Be Born is Best": Greek Pessimism Revisited or, Was Nietzsche Right? Michael Lurie, Dartmouth College
March 13 Off the Wall: Informal Discussions About Art—Classical/Neo-Classical: The Western Reception of Greek and Roman Art MCA 125 12:15 PM
April 5 trip to Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, The Greeks Agamemnon to Alexander the Great
Apr 13 An Address from the Humanities to Science, Harvey Mansfield, Harvard University
May 11 end of year picnic, Twilight lawn
September 25: Stephen Grimm (Fordham University) "What is Wisdom"
October 5: Bus trip to the Museum of Science in Boston to see the exhibit, 'Dead Sea Scrolls: Life in Ancient Times'
October 10: George W.M. Harrison (Johns Hopkins, PhD) "Roman Tragedy and the Octavia"
October 11-13: marathon reading of Homer's Iliad
November 14: Robert Miola (Loyola University in Baltimore) "'Wrying but a little?' Myths of Revenge and Forgiveness in Shakespeare"
December 4: Saturnalia 7:30 at 51 Main
February 25: Classics Colloquium Dinner at Ross Commons
March 6: Pieter Broucke (History of Art) "Black Figure, Red Figure—Go Figure! Ancient Greek Pottery at Middlebury"
March 18: Cynthia Bannon (Indiana University, Bloomington) "Roman Water Ways"
May 8: department barbecue on lawn outside Twilight
October 5-7: marathon reading of Ovid's Metamorphoses
October 10: Matter and Memory Lecture Series in the History of Art False Friends: Context, Connoisseurship and the History of Roman Art by Elizabeth Marlowe, Assistant Professor, Colgate University
October 27: Vermont Classical Language Association annual meeting
November 28: Saturnalia gathering at 51 Main
February 20: Ian M Sutherland, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Villa Arianna - Aristocratic Roman villa on the Bay of Naples.
Mar 16 Ancient Roman Water Rights and Commons Theory Cynthia Bannon, 10:45 am Robert A. Jones '59 House Conference Room
Mar 18 To whom does Solon speak? Rebecca Irwin, 4:30 Axinn 229
Apr 4 Reading a Classic Robert Connor, 4:30 Axinn 229
Apr 5 37th Annual Vermont Latin Day, Patrick Gymnasium UVM
Apr 15 Where's the Past? Jane Chaplin, 4:30 Twilight Auditorium
Apr 16 Augustine's Memory in a Pixilated Age Lisa Freinkel, 7:30 MBH 220
Apr 17 Statius’ Achilleid: an epic experiment in cross-dressing and intertextuality Randall Ganiban and Pavlos Sfyroeras, 4:30 Hillcrest
Apr 24 College What it Was, Is, and Should Be Andrew Delbanco, 4:30 Dana
October 14-16: Marathon Reading of Homer's Odyssey.
November 1: The Politics of Freedom in Rome: Caesar and Augustus as Liberators? A lecture by Kurt A. Raaflaub, Brown University
November 17: Classical archaeology; the Villa Arianna, a noble Roman villa at Stabiae on the Bay of Naples in Italy. A lecture by Prof. R. Lindley Vann, from the University of Maryland
November 30: Saturnalia at 51 Main
February 21: From Gilgamesh to GenesisA lecture by David Damrosch the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University
April 11: The Cause of the Trojan War: The Humanity of the Stranger in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey by Marc Witkin
April 27: Speculating in Unreal Estate: "The World of Plautus's Mostellaria" a lecture by Prof. Niall Slater of Emory University.
May 3: "Reading Virgil in the Nineteenth Century: From Berlioz to Tennyson" a lecture by Richard Thomas, Professor of Greek and Latin, Harvard University
May 14: Annual BBQ on the lawn of Twilight
September 30: Beginning of year gathering for majors and minors.
October 8-10: Marathon Reading of Virgil's Aeneid.
November 18-21: Euripides' Hecuba, a production by the Theatre department.
October 2-4: Marathon Reading of Homer’s Iliad.
October 9: University of Edinburgh School of History, Classics and Archaeology on-campus presentation.
November 14: Behind the Scenes of HBO’s Rome. A presentation by director Stephen Shill, historical advisor Jonathan Stamp, and actor Michael Nardone.
January 13: Material Matters: Cultural Contexts of Classical Archaeology. A lecture by Prof. Ian Sutherland, Gallaudet University and ICCS-Sicily.
January 14: Neoclassicism and the Notion of Classical Architecture. A gallery talk by Prof. Pieter Broucke, Middlebury College.
February 18: The Idyll, the Ideal, and the Real: The Rediscovery of Greek Architecture and Its Consequences in the 18th and 19th Centuries. A lecture by Prof. Frank Salmon, Cambridge University.
February 24: The Man Who Came Between Augustus and Livy: Portrait of an Epitomator. A lecture by Prof. Jane Chaplin, Middlebury College.
March 9: Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the History of Art. A lecture by Prof. Paul Barolsky, University of Virginia.
March 11: Recent Acquisitions in Ancient Art at the Middlebury College Museum of Art. A gallery talk by Prof. Pieter Broucke, Middlebury College.
April 18: The Twenty-Second Annual Hannah A. Quint Lectureship in Jewish Studies. A lecture by Prof. James Kugel, Harvard University.