Upcoming events in Greek and Roman Studies

Classical Association of Vancouver Island (CAVI) Lectures 2021-2022

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
28 Oct 2021 Zoom, register here Chris Waldo Immigrant Muse: Inventing the Asian American Sappho
18 Nov 2021 Zoom, register here Debby Sneed Accessibility for Mobility Impaired People in Ancient Greece
10 Feb 2022
5:30 pm
Zoom, register here SeungJung Kim The ‘Temporal Revolution’ in Ancient Greek Art
17 Feb 3:30 pm Zoom, register here Alison Keith Sulpicia: A Latin Sappho?

Department Seminars 2021-2022

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
29 Oct 2021 Zoom, register here Chris Waldo     The Reception of Sappho
19 Nov 2021 Zoom, register here Debby Sneed Disability Inclusion and Participation in Ancient World Studies
11 Feb 2022
2:30 pm
Zoom, register here SeungJung Kim Understanding Classical Motifs in the Buddhist Art of Gandhara

LANSDOWNE LECTURE SERIES 2022

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. Kostas Vlassopoulos, Associate Professor of Anicent History at the University of Crete.

Date and Time Event Information Lecture Title

28 February 2022
1:00 pm

Zoom, register here What Is Slavery? A Global Perspective

1 March 2022
9:30 am

Zoom, register here The Barbarian Repertoire in Greek History

3 March 2022
7:30 pm

Zoom, register here How Did Slaves Shape the History of the Ancient World?

4 March 2022 
2:30pm

Zoom, register here Can We Hear the Voices of Slaves in Ancient Documents?

DISTINGUISHED WOMEN LECTURE SERIES 2022

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
21 March 2022
3:30 pm
Zoom, register here

Imagining Communities: Thinking Over and Across Borders

22 March 2022
3:30 pm
Zoom, register here Migrancy and the Formation of Ancient Roman Literary Culture
24 March 2022
7:30 pm
Zoom, register here Exchange: A New Definition of “Classical” Literature
25 March 2022
2:30 pm
Zoom, register here The Two Voices of Vergil in the 21st Century