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Beth Greene photo portrait

The Social Life of Roman Soldiers: The role of wives, children and families in Roman military communities (AIA)

Elizabeth M. Greene (Western Ontario)
October 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
CMU 120 (UW main campus)
Kristina Killgrove photographed in ossuary in Paris catacombs

Death Comes to Oplontis: Victims of Mt. Vesuvius Reveal Life in 79 AD

Kristina Killgrove (Anthropology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
November 1, 2019 - 3:30pm
Paccar 295
Joel Schlosser photo portrait

Politics is for the Dogs: Diogenes the Cynic and Political Refusal (Simpson Center Lecture)

Joel Alden Schlosser (Bryn Mawr/UW Simpson Center Visiting Fellow)
November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm
CMU 120
Recreation of ancient Greek weaving loom

Touching Time: Female Weaving, Materiality and Temporality in Greek Literature

Andromache Karanika (University of California at Irvine)
November 22, 2019 - 3:30pm
Paccar 295
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An Archaeology of the Bronze Age Senses: the tastes, smells and colors of new finds from east Cretan excavations (AIA)

Thomas Brogan (Director, Institute for Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete)
February 1, 2020
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma (specific time and location TBD)
portrait of Professor Sonia Sabnis

Annual Teachers' Conference

February 8, 2020 - 9:00am
Denny 259

Insults in Classical Athens (annual AIA Faculty Lecture)

Deborah Kamen (UW Classics)
May 8, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
UW campus, location tbd

2019-20 Further Speakers/Events (tentative)


Alain M. Gowing (UW Classics), lecture entitled "Ancient Ghosts of the Palazzo Pio", in conjunction with UW Rome Center celebration and fundraiser -- Friday, November 15, 7-9pm:  lecture and reception to follow.  Kane Hall 210.  Please note that tickets must be purchased for this event: for details CLICK HERE.


Barbara Hillers (Folklore & Ethnomusicology, Indiana U), lecture, February 28 (details tba)

Emily Wilson (Pennsylvania), 2019-20 McDiarmid Lecturer, March 13 (details tba)


Yurie Hong (Gustavus Adolphus), lecture, April 6-8 (details tba)


Jas' Elsner (Corpus Christi College, Oxford; University of Chicago), lecture, probably Spring Quarter (details tba)