This is the second conference in the series and will center on early modern, 18th, and 19th century Europe and the Americas, focusing in part on how Rome itself was imaginatively reinvented in that period.
November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to November 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
The 2018 ASOR Annual Meeting will be held in Denver, CO, from November 14th to 17th at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. The Annual Meeting brings together ASOR’s vibrant academic community to present their current findings and discuss their research.
Join us for Ancient Bronzes as Art Objects: Roman Collectors & “Corinthian Bronzes," a lecture featuring Christopher Hallett, Professor of Roman Art with the Department of History of Art, University of California at Berkeley.
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.
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.
Mary McHughwill give an interactive lecture entitled “Modern Palmeritan Markets and Street Food in the Ancient Roman World.” Sparked by a description from the Roman poet Martial, her talk will explore poetry, material culture, and comparative modern evidence to discover the street food culture
Hillbilly Elegy, this year’s Go Big Read book, is a personal reflection on upward mobility in America seen through the lens of a white, working-class family in the Midwest. Join classmates and ILS faculty and staff, including Professor Laura McClure and Teaching Assistant Amy Hendricks, to discuss the book.