Upcoming Department Lectures 2019-20

Classical 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
19 September David Strong Building, C122
7:30 pm

Professor Brendan Burke (Associate Professor, UVic) and Trevor Van Damme (UVic) 

 

Archaeological Research in Central Greece: UVic's Project at Ancient Eleon

24 October David Strong Building, C122
7:30 pm
Professor Adam Kemezis (Associate Professor, University of Alberta)

The True Story of Six Fake Authors: Understanding the Historia Augusta

8 November Clearihue Building, A212
3:30 pm
Professor Allison Glazebrook (Professor, Brock Universtiy)

Life in an Ancient Athenian Brothel


Department Seminars

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.  

Room Speaker Title
25 October
2:30 pm
Clearihue Building A202 Professor Adam Kemezis (Associate Professor, University of Alberta)

Dissent, Paideia and the Author's Voice in Two Dialogues of Lucian

LANSDOWNE LECTURE SERIES 2020

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: Dr. Penelope Allison, Professor of Archaeology, University of Leicester.

Note: the Department will host a second Lansdowne Lecture in May 2020; for more information, see below under CAC Annual Conference, 2020.

Date and Time Building and Room Lecture Title

24 February 2020
3:30 pm

University Centre, A180 TBA
25 February
3:30 pm
University Centre, A180 TBA
27 February
7:30 pm
University Centre, A180 TBA
28 February 
2:30 pm
Clearihue Building, C316 TBA

DISTINGUISHED WOMEN LECTURE SERIES 2020

The Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture Series was established by the Vice-President Academic and Provost to highlight and honour outstanding research achievements by women scholars. Lectures are free and open to the public.

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies is pleased to present: Dr. Joy Connolly, Distinguished Professor, Classics, The City University of New York.

Date and Time Building and Room Lecture Title
23 March
3:30 pm
TBA TBA
24 March
3:30 pm
TBA TBA
26 March
7:30 pm
TBA TBA
27 March
2:30 pm
TBA TBA

CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (CAC) ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020

The Classical Association of Canada aims to advance the study of the civilizations of the Greek and Roman world, their later influence, and their creative presence in modern culture. The Association works to promote the teaching of classical languages and civilizations in Canadian schools, colleges and universities, the publication of research in classical studies, and public awareness of the contribution and importance of classical studies, and liberal studies in general, in Canadian education and life.

The next CAC Annual Conference will be hosted by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies from May 6th─8th, 2020. Some activities, such as the Chairs’ meeting and the first meeting of Council, will take place on Tuesday May 5th. Registration will start on May 5th as well.

The UVic continues its commitment to making a vital impact on people, places and the planet and will host a second Lansdowne Lecture in conjunction with this conference.

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies is pleased to present: Dr. Donna Zuckerberg, Classist, (Princeton University, PhD, 2014), Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Eidolon, author of Not All Dead White Men

Date and Time Building and Room Lecture Title
6 May TBA TBA
7 May TBA TBA
8 May TBA TBA