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Title Date and Time Location
Thucydides on Diversity, and Vice Versa: Unlikely Dialogues
Emily Greenwood (Yale University)
Oct 18 2019 - 3:30pm PCAR 295
Undergraduate Open House Oct 11 2019 - 2:30pm Meg Greenfield Room, Denny 257
Classics Department Meeting Oct 1 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Etruscan Forgeries  (The 2019-20 Ridgway Lecture)
Richard De Puma (Iowa)
Sep 28 2019 - 2:00pm University of Puget Sound, Tacoma: Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center
Classics End of Year Celebration Jun 14 2019 - 4:30pm Denny 259
Classics Faculty Meeting (cancelled)  Jun 4 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
A performance of Aesop's Fables: A Devised Piece Jun 2 2019 - 2:00pm Sylvan Grove
A performance of Aesop's Fables: A Devised Piece Jun 1 2019 - 2:00pm Sylvan Grove
UW in the High School Latin Annual Training May 18 2019 Denny Hall 257 Meg Greenfield Room
Women in and out of Time: Atalanta and Sappho
Kirk Ormand (Oberlin College)
May 17 2019 - 3:30pm Paccar 295
Color, Vision, and Variegation
Jennifer Stager (Johns Hopkins University)
May 10 2019 - 3:30pm Denny 259
Classics Faculty Meeting May 7 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Classics Faculty Meeting Apr 2 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Metapoetic Self-Referentiality in the Artwork Poems of Martial’s Apophoreta
Emma Brobeck, UW PhD program in Classics
Mar 21 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
(1) 'Moechos arrogantes: Roman Comedy and Elegy in Horace Carm. 1.25'    (2) 'The name of Clytemnestra in the Odyssey'
Grace Funsten (1), Anna Simas (2), UW PhD program in Classics
Mar 8 2019 - 4:00pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
Classics Faculty Meeting Mar 5 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
A Romantic Past:  What does a white muslin gown have to do with Pompeii?
Aislinn Melchior (University of Puget Sound)
Mar 2 2019 - 3:00pm Rasmussen Rotunda in the Wheelock Student Center, University of Puget Sound (Tacoma)
Classics Faculty Meeting Mar 1 2019 - 3:30pm Denny 257
Connecting the Dots: New Perspectives on Mobility and Gathering in Ancient Mediterranean Sanctuaries
Troels Myrup Kristensen (Aarhus University)
Feb 22 2019 - 7:30pm CMU 226 (UW Main Campus)
Women, Weapons and Warfare: An Examination of Weapons as Female Burial Goods in Early Bronze Age Anatolia
Stephanie Selover (UW Near Eastern Languages & Civilization)
Feb 15 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
Classics Faculty Special Meeting Feb 5 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Sappho on Papyrus: Reading Some New Poems
Leslie Kurke (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Jan 11 2019 - 3:30pm PACCAR Hall (PCAR) 295
Classics Faculty Meeting Jan 8 2019 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Easily He Wielded It:  Paronomasia in Homer’s Lexical Ring Structures   /   Etymological Resonances Between the Argiletum and the Forum Transitorium
Megan O'Donald (1) and Emma Brobeck (2), UW Classics
Dec 7 2018 - 4:00pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
Classics Faculty Meeting Dec 4 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Gods and Robots
Adrienne Mayor (Stanford)
Dec 3 2018 - 7:30pm Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University (Capitol Hill)
Quidque te in colendo oporteat facere:  The Dystopian Political Didactics of Varro’s de Rebus Rusticis
Sarah Culpepper Stroup, UW Classics
Nov 29 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
The reign of Janus: towards a semiotics of mid-republican Rome
Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton)
Nov 13 2018 - 4:30pm 303 Denny Hall
Archaeology, War, and Museums in the 21st Century
C. Brian Rose (University of Pennsylvania)
Nov 9 2018 - 4:00pm Paccar 295
Assessing the Evidence for the Trojan War: Recent Excavations at Troy (AIA Puget Sound Ridgway Lecture)
C. Brian Rose (University of Pennsylvania)
Nov 8 2018 - 7:30pm UW Communications Bldg (CMU) 120
Classics Faculty Meeting Nov 6 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Remembering Boudica: Monuments of a Barbarian Queen (AIA Puget Sound Society, Joukowsky Lecture)
Alison Futrell (Arizona)
Oct 26 2018 - 7:30pm Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall
The Egyptian Homer? Recognition, Marks of Identity, and Thighs in Heliodorus' An Ethiopian Tale
Lawrence Kim (Trinity University, San Antonio)
Oct 12 2018 - 3:30pm 259 Denny Hall
Ovid's wife and the limits of fiction
Marko Marinčič (University of Ljubljana)
Oct 5 2018 - 3:30pm 259 Denny Hall
Classics Faculty Meeting Oct 2 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
In the glassy stream. Some further thoughts on Callimachus and Pindar
Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (Ohio State)
Sep 28 2018 - 3:30pm 295 Paccar Hall
A Celebration of Classics  Jun 8 2018 - 4:30pm Denny Hall 259
Classics Department Faculty Meeting Jun 5 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
UWHS Latin 103 Annual Training May 19 2018 - 11:00am
Hermes in Homer: A Friend to All and No One
Jenny Strauss Clay (Virginia)
May 18 2018 - 3:30pm Paccar 395
Department of Classics Faculty Meeting May 1 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Pious Dissent: Tradition, Translation, and Subversive Allusion in Luís de Camões' Lusiads
Matthew Gorey
Apr 30 2018 - 4:00pm CMU 202/204 (Simpson Center for the Humanities)
The Wise Crocodiles: New Ancient Music for Euripides' Helen
John C. Franklin (University of Vermont)
Apr 27 2018 - 3:30pm Paccar 395
Undergraduate Theater Society presents Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad: The Play Apr 12 2018 - 7:30pm to Apr 22 2018 - 7:30pm Cabaret Theater, Hutchinson Hall
On the purported incompatibility of philosophy and the city: reputation in Plato’s Gorgias and Theaetetus
Andreas Avgousti (Visiting Scholar in UW Department of Political Science)
Apr 12 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
Chad Carver, 'Pindar’s ὅπλων κρίσις: Ajax and Athens in Three Aeginetan Odes.'  Grace Funsten, 'A Learned Dog: Roman Elegy and the Epitaph for Margarita.'
Chad Carver and Grace Funsten (UW PhD program)
Apr 6 2018 - 2:30pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
Classics Department Faculty Meeting Apr 3 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
How to Spot a Roman Emperor
Mary Beard (Cambridge)
Mar 24 2018 - 2:00pm University of Puget Sound - Rotunda in the Wheelock Student Center
Rescheduled for March 17,2018: Freedom in the Ancient World: 2018 Annual Conference for Teachers   Mar 17 2018 - 8:30am Denny Hall 259
How and Why to Talk to a Dictator about Philosophy, Poetry, and Dancing Naked: Cicero and Caesar in Cicero's speech Pro rege Deiotaro
Brian Krostenko (University of Notre Dame)
Mar 6 2018 - 4:30pm Dempsey Hall 104