Upcoming events in Greek and Roman Studies

Classical Association of Vancouver Island (CAVI) Lectures 2023-2024

CAVI is the UVic's organization for people interested in the Greek and Roman worlds.  The department of Greek and Roman Studies hosts monthly lectures by local and international scholars. The lectures are free.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Date Event Information Speaker Title
11 Sep 2023 7:30 pm
CLE A224
Dr. Elizabeth Greene Ephemeral Heritage: Boats, Migration and the Central Mediterranean Passage
11 Oct 2023 7:30 pm
CLE A224
Dr. Julia Tulke Aesthetics of Crisis: Political Street Art and Graffiti in Athens, 2013-2023
9 Nov
7:30 pm
CLE A224
Dr. Alejandro Sinner Economic Colonialism in NE Hispania during the Late Republican Period: Research in Progress
28 Mar
POSTPONE TO FALL 2024 Dr. Keith Bradley Discovering an Emperor: Reflections on Marguerite Yourcenar’s Memoirs of Hadrian

Department Seminars 2023-2024

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies hosts a series of seminars on Friday afternoons by local and international scholars on topics related to the Greek and Roman worlds.  

Event Information Speaker Title
17 Nov 2023 2:30 pm

Skyler Buchfink


Ben Watts-Wooldridge

Marine Life and Human Death: the Presence of Marine Invertebrates in Mycenaean Burials


12 Jan 2024 2:30 pm Dr. Gregory Rowe Exploring the Work of Nandini Pandey
19 Jan 2024 2:30 pm

Dr. Nandini Pandey Workshop on Public Humanities
26 Jan 2:30 pm Dr. Ittai Gradel / Dr. Gregory Rowe  Saving the British Museum from itself: a conversation with Ittai Gradel
2 Feb 2:30pm Tina Ross Archaeological Illustration Workshop
9 Feb 2:30 pm Dr. Gregory Rowe Herculaneum Papyri Teach-In


UVic's Public Lecture Series features accomplished individuals from a vast array of academic and research endeavours.  As host of this lecture series, UVic continues its commitment to making a vital impact on people, places and the planet. This year's Lansdowne Guest Speaker is Dr. Nandini Pandey, Associate Professor of Classics, Director of Undergraduate Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.

Date and Time Event Information Lecture Title

16 Jan, 2024
3:30 pm

CLE A224

Nine Muses of Forgetting: Ways beyond the Silences of the Classical Archive

18 Jan, 2024
7:30 pm

CLE A224 The Diversity Arena: From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century

19 Jan, 2024
2:30 pm

CLE B415 Workshop on Public Humanities