Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

College of Letters & Science


Upcoming Events

February 20, 2018 - 5:30pm

Stay tuned for more details about this lecture with Christopher Hallett, Professor of Roman Art with the Department of History of Art, University of California at Berkeley.

This lecture is sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America.

May 4, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm


• Lunch (12-1 pm)

• Panel Discussions (1-3:30 pm)

  • Classical and Near Eastern Studies
  • Classics and Contemporary Media
  • Tuning Classics
  • Classical Archaeology in Wisconsin 

• Public Lecture by Professor Sarah Bond, University of Iowa (4-5 pm)

Past Events

December 14, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Graduate students in Professor Nandini Pandey's Fall 2017 Latin seminar on "Imagining Empire" will present 10-minute versions of their final paper topics for feedback from CANES students and faculty. Please come and join the conversation; students will take your comments and questions on board in writing their final papers. Refreshments will be served. 

December 7, 2017 - 5:30pm

A Lecture by Ömür Harmansah 

Join us for the first "Reading and Writing Space" Borghesi-Mellon Workshop.

December 7, 2017 - 9:00am

Join PhD candidate Molly Harris on Thursday, December 7 for Bagels and Research hosted by The Morgridge Center for Public Service (Red Gym, Rm 154).

November 28, 2017 - 5:30pm

Join us for the Classics Society annual Fall lecture by Barry B. Powell, Bascom-Halls Professor of Classics Emeritus! What are the origins of the representation of myths in art? When does it begin? Why does it begin? What are the unique circumstances that made this tradition possible in Greek art? In this lecture Powell offers surprising answers to these perplexing questions.

November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

A lecture by Paula Gottlieb