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January 2019

“Reconstructing the Narrative of Pompeian Prostitution”

January 17 @ 5:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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“Reassessing Poetic Diction and Synonymity in Latin Literature”

January 10 @ 5:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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November 2018

Colloquium: “Old Horizons, New World: Classics in the Americas”

November 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce Hall 314,

This series showcases some of the work being done by early-career scholars that explores how the ancient world negotiated cultural boundaries and conversely how classical antiquity has been received in colonial and post-colonial arenas. The presentations will be: “Black Cicero: (Re-)reading de Senectute with W.E.B. Du Bois” Mathias Hanses (Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Pennsylvania State University) “Romulus and Remus and the Founding of…Haiti” Tom Hawkins (Associate Professor of Classics, The Ohio State University) "The Education of…

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October 2018

“Mobilising Pompeii for Silent Cinema” | Maria Wyke

October 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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“Writing Contemporary History in the Ancient World” | John Marincola

October 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Author.Net: A Transdisciplinary Conference on Distributed Authorship

October 5, 2018 @ 9:15 am - October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, UCLA, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
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This conference will explore distributed authorship in ancient and new media, by placing scholars who work on this topic in the texts and practices of classical antiquity in dialogue with scholars who work on comparable modes of distribution in the digital domain. By staging a conversation with this particular mix of scholars, we aim to capitalise on the divergent perspectives that they will bring to the conference's central theme: long associated with pre-modern cultures, distributed authorship still serves as a mainstay for the study…

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May 2018

“Tangible Time: Looms, Weaving, and Perceptions of Continuity and Rupture in Female Temporality in Early Greek Literature” | Andromache Karanika

May 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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“Minerva unto the Breach: Cicero’s Brutus, the statue of Minerva, and the War with Caesar” | Christopher van den Berg

May 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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April 2018

The Joan Palevsky Lecture in Classics | Dan-el Padilla Peralta

April 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
California Nanosystems Institute, 570 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The Department of Classics is pleased to present The Joan Palevsky Lecture in Classics. The lecture will be given by Dan-el Padilla Peralta on "Citizenship's insular cases: from Greece and Rome to Puerto Rico." Padilla Peralta is an Assistant Professor of Classics at Princeton University.

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“Performing Walcott, Performing Homer: Omeros on Screen” | Justine McConnell

April 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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