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.