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February 2020

Dr. Chontel Syfox, Battling Demons and Disease: Rewriting Noah’s Post-Flood Legacy

February 18, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this lecture featuring Dr. Chontel Syfox, currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Luther College. The talk is titled, "Battling Demons and Disease: Rewriting Noah’s Post-Flood Legacy." Preserved in the Bible,…

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March 2020

Rebecca Moorman, Aesthetic Disgust in Lucretius or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Plague

March 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for this lecture by PhD candidate Rebecca Moorman, currently a Robert J. Reinhold Dissertation Fellow with sponsorship through the Institute for Research in the Humanities. Followed by Q&A. Learn more!

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Dr. Tim Whitmarsh, The Wandering Text: Books and the Imperial Migration Machine in the early Roman Empire

March 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for this lecture featuring Dr. Tim Whitmarsh, A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge. The talk is titled, "The Wandering Text: Books and the Imperial Migration Machine in the…

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September 2020

Archaeological Survey and Regional Approaches to the Study of Aegean Landscapes

September 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join alum Alex Knodell (majors in Classics, Classical Humanities, & Anthropology) for this webinar series, focusing on exploring particular methodologies and subfields of Classical Archaeology. This inaugural installment explores the field of regional archaeological survey…

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October 2020

Aesthetic Criteria and Idealization in Early Greek Epic

October 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 9, 2020

Will Brockliss's talk titled, "The Sublime and the Sublate in the Iliad” will take place on October 2. Full Agenda

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Aesthetic Criteria and Idealization in Early Greek Epic

October 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 9, 2020

Will Brockliss's talk titled, "The Sublime and the Sublate in the Iliad” will take place on October 2. Full Agenda

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December 2020

Yurie Hong: Between Appreciation and Complicity: A Korean-American Take on the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Arranged Marriage, and Women’s Honor

December 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for this evening of lecture and conversation featuring Yurie Hong, who will be discussing the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and the value of making personal and/or cross-cultural connections with classical texts. Yurie Hong…

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February 2021

Matt McCarty: Substitution, Stelae, and Semiotics: Materializing Sacrifice in Roman Africa

February 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

The Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Spring 2021 Lecture Series New Approaches to the Ancient Mediterranean World Zoom link Meeting ID: 972 5870 9302 Passcode: 412338 Dr. Matt McCarty February 16: Matt…

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Angelos Chaniotis: Informal Writing in Aphrodisias

February 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for this lecture featuring Professor Angelos Chaniotis of the Institute for Advanced Study. Please contact Dr. Hanna Golab for Zoom information: golab@wisc.edu Abstract: Aphrodisias is one of the most important findspots of textual…

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Nandini Pandey: Roman Diversity: Modern Lessons from an Ancient Empire

February 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Nandini Pandey - currently in Berlin - for a lecture on this important, timely topic. Register Summary: How did ancient Romans negotiate their empire’s remarkable ethnic variety? Better than many modern nation-states, actually. Romans…

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