Events

The Department sponsors a variety of regularly recurring activities and events:

 

SPRING 2017 Semester

February 15, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:15 pm) Job talk, Dr. Marilyn Evans, Classics Dept., Swarthmore College, Urban Burial in Archaic and Republican Gabii
February 21, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:15 pm) Job talk, Dr. McKenzie Lewis, “Local Networks and Roman Imperialism: Northern Etruria in the 1st Century BC”
March 1, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:15 pm) Job talk, Dr. Ferdinando De Simone, “The Dark Side of Vesuvius: Landscape and Economy beyond Vesuvius”
March 7, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:15 pm) Job Talk, Dr. Alessandro Sebastiani, “Settlement in Transition: The Archaeology of Connectivity of the Ager Rusellanus”
March 29, 2017 (Goetz Library, 5:00 pm) AIA Lecture, Prof. Lothar von Falkenhausen, University of California – Los Angeles, “Trying to Do the Right Thing to Protect the World’s Cultural Heritage: One Committee Member’s Tale”
March 31, 2017 (Goetz Library, 2:00 pm) PhD Colloquium, Massimo Betello, “Management and exploitation of pedestrian traffic in ancient Rome: the case of Pompeii”
March 31, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:00 pm) Classics Graduate Student Speaker Series, Professor John Ma, Columbia University, “The Achaimenid Origins of Hellenistic Literature”
April 14, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:00 pm) Classics Graduate Student Speaker Series, Professor Francesco de Angelis of Columbia,“New Perspectives on Hadrian’s Villa: A Report on Columbia University’s Recent Excavations.”
April 28, 2017 (Goetz Library, 4:00 pm) Thesis Defense, Jennifer Krantz, “Dialects and Identity: The Ancient Greek view of Greek Dialects”
May 10, 2017 (343 MFAC, 1:00 pm) Classics Award Ceremony Luncheon

 

FALL 2016 Semester

September 16, 2016 (Goetz Library, 4:00 pm) Classics Graduate Student Speaker Series, Prof. Stephen Dyson, University at Buffalo, “Writing the History of the Roman Republican Empire: An Ancient Historian’s Final Folly.”
September 28, 2016 (Goetz Library, 5:00 pm) AIA/NYSAA/IEMA Lecture, Prof. Gregory S. Aldrete, University of Wisconsin, “The Eternal City Goes Under:  Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome”
September 30, 2016 (Goetz Library, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm) Classics Graduate Student Conference Reception
October 1, 2016
(112 O’Brian, 8:00 am-5:00 pm) Classics Graduate Student Conference, “Rising Up: Resurgence and Revivals in the Ancient World.”
November 3, 2016 (The Union League Club, 38 East 37th St., New York, NY  10016, 9:00 am) UB Classics Conference on Greek Prophets and Prophecy:  The Peradotto Sessions, Jack Peradotto, Dana Fields, Carolyn Higbie & David Teegarden, University at Buffalo
November 11, 2016 (Goetz Library, 4:00 pm) Classics Graduate Student Speaker Series, Prof. Kalliopi Nikolopoulou, Comparative Literature, University at Buffalo, Talk on:  Nietzche’s portraiture of the tragic and lyric poets.