Inclusive Excellence Workshop ⎻ Nicolette D’Angelo

Hybrid ⎻ Attend virtually or join us in 1418 Van Hise Hall
@ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Guest speaker Nicolette D’Angelo (UCLA) will virtually present on FGLI (first-generation, low-income)/working class classics. About the speaker Nicolette D’Angelo is from New Jersey, and like many scholars of classical reception, her research centers on bad …

Inclusive Excellence Book Club Meeting

1418 Van Hise Hall
@ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Topic: Classics in contemporary politics Readings: Mainly visual: Capitol Terrorists Take Inspiration from Ancient World Classicist perspective: The American alt-right “loves the Greeks” Not a classicist perspective: Why the White House Is Reading Greek History …

Jane Bennett – The Efficacy of the Slight: Zhuangzi and Lucretius in Times of Ecological Crisis

800 University Avenue, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building - Room L150, Madison, WI 53706
@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jane Bennett’s talk explores a trans-temporal resemblance between the Zhuangzi (a source-text for Daoism, China, 5th-3rd century, BCE) and the materialism of Lucretius’s De Rerum Natura (Rome, 1st century, BCE).  The two orientations affirm what she calls the efficacy of the …

New Graduate Student Welcome

@ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

New master’s and doctoral students will be introduced to essential academic, community, and professional resources. The day’s activities will include: · Q&A with panels of current master’s and doctoral students · Resource fair featuring campus …

Welcome Week (for current and new grad students)


Welcome Week 2023 will feature programming focused on productivity, mental health, and diversity and inclusion. Resources will also be offered for students enrolled in fully online graduate programs, which new graduate students can access on …