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Title Date and Time Location
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
Classics Department Meeting Mar 6 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Reading Women's Experiences in New Comedy
Sharon James (UNC Chapel Hill)
Mar 2 2018 - 3:30pm Paccar 293
Department Tea-Time Colloquium (double-header):    'Lesbius, Gellius, and Catullus: Rivals for the Lesbian Muse' (DC)    'Seeing Teucer Doubled: Ambiguity and Prophecy in Horace, Odes 1.7' (EAG) 
Daniel Conner and Edgar Adrián García (UW Classics PhD program)
Feb 28 2018 - 4:30pm Denny 257, Meg Greenfield Room
Hebrew Traditions in Hellenistic Jewish sources: Philo of Alexandria and the Epistle to the Galatians
Michal Bar Asher Siegel and Elitzur Bar Asher Siegel
Feb 20 2018 - 4:30pm Thomson 317
Finishing the Aeneid: translators' handling of Maffeo Vegio's Book 13
Susanna Braund (University of British Columbia)
Feb 9 2018 - 3:30pm Paccar 293
Classics Faculty Meeting Jan 26 2018 - 3:30pm Denny 257
Brothels and Prostitution at Pompeii
Sarah Levin-Richardson (UW Classics)
Jan 23 2018 - 7:30pm UW campus, CMU 120
The Myth of Originality, in conjunction with UW School of Drama production of Trojan Women: A Love Story
Alice Hofgren
Jan 21 2018 - 1:00pm Floyd and Dolores Jones Playhouse, University of Washington
Trojan Women: A Love Story, by Charles L. Mee. Based on the works of Euripides and Berlioz Jan 16 2018 to Jan 28 2018 Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse Theatre, University of Washington
Classics Faculty Meeting Jan 9 2018 - 12:30pm Denny 257
Classics Department Meeting Dec 5 2017 - 12:30pm Denny 257
The Politics of Greek Meter in Modern Asia
Tamara Chin (Comparative Literature, Brown University)
Nov 17 2017 - 3:30pm PCAR 395