Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

College of Letters & Science


Upcoming Events

April 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

A Lecture by Sarah E. Jackson, University of Cincinnati


May 1, 2018 - 6:30pm

Starring Katherin Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Irene Papas, & Brian Blessed.

A film adaptation of Euripides’ tragedy The Trojan Women, following the dispersal of the royal Trojan women after the fall of their city. 

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

April 17, 2018 - 6:30pm

A Lecture by Professor John Papadopoulos, UCLA.

April 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

Starring George Clooney, John Turturro, John Goodman, & Holly Hunter

A comedic retelling of Homer’s Odyssey set in 20th century Mississippi. Directed by the Coen brothers.

April 12, 2018 - 5:30pm

Join the Classics Society in welcoming Professor Greg Aldrete (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay)

March 19, 2018 - 4:00pm

A lecture by Aaron D. Rubin (Pennsylvania State University)