Upcoming Department Lectures 2017-18

ssical Association of Vancouver Island (CAVI) Lectures

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 Room Speaker Title
14 September Clearihue Building, A212
7:30 pm
Professor Brendan Burke (Associate Professor, UVic)  The Hidden Cemetery at Eleon: Early Kings in Central Greece
19 October Clearihue Building, A212
7:30 pm
Professor Wade Richardson (Professor, McGill University) 'Quid me, puer unice, fallis?' (Ovid Met.3.454). Narcissus and the Debate on Homoromantic Mutuality
2 November Clearihue Building, A212
7:30 pm
Professor Sabrina Higgins (Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University) Sanctuary and Survival at Golemo Gradiste: The Use and Re-Use of a Late Antique Church in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 
10 November David Strong Building, C122
2:30 pm
Professor Bruce Robertson (Professor, Mount Allison University) Four Digitally-Supported Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Classics
8 February 2018 University Centre, Senate Chambers, A180
7:30 pm
Professor Greg Woolf (Director, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London)
Lansdowne Guest Speaker
Crossing the Mediterranean Then and Now: the Sea that Connects and the Sea that Divides

Department Public Lectures

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

Date & Time Room Speaker Title
3 November 2017
2:30 pm
Clearihue Building
B415
Professor Sabrina Higgins (Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University)  To the Virgin We Pray: The Spatial and Historical Contexts of Marian Art in Egyptian Monasticism 
26 January 2018
2:30 pm
Clearihue Building
B415
Professor Catherine Rubincam (UVic) Philological Detection: New Information from Old Texts
9 February 2018
2:30 pm
University Centre
A180
Professor Greg Woolf (Director, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London)
Lansdowne Guest Speaker
Material Diasporas and How they Formed Mediterranean Societies

LANSDOWNE LECTURE SERIES 2018

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.

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies is pleased to present Professor Greg Woolf (Director of the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London) as the 2018 Lansdowne Guest Speaker.

Date and Time Room Lecture Title
5 February 2018
3:30 pm
University Centre, Senate Chambers
A180
Staying Still in a Connecting World: the Transformations of Immobility
6 February 2018
3:30 pm
University Centre, Senate Chambers
A180
Religious Transfers: Objects, People and Ideas in Motion
8 February 2018
7:30 pm
University Centre, Senate Chambers
A180
Crossing the Mediterranean Then and Now: the Sea that Connects and the Sea that Divides
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