Lectures & Events

Lectures & Events

The following lectures and events have been scheduled so far for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.
Please check back to this page for updates as we schedule more events.

Spring 2020  
Tuesday, March 10
6 p.m.
School of Education Building Room 208
* wine & cheese reception at 5:30 p.m.
Sappho’s Homer: A Reparative Reading

Dr. Melissa Mueller
Associate Professor of Classics
University of Massachusetts Amherst

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship at the National Humanities Center, 2019-20
Thursday, March 19

Recovering Constantina: How to Make a Saint

co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies

*This lecture has been cancelled
Dr. Dennis Trout
Professor of Classical Studies and Adjunct Professor of History
University of Missouri

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship at the National Humanities Center, 2019-20
Tuesday, April 7

Who’s your Mummy? Mummification as a Business in Late and Roman Period Egypt

co-sponsored by the
Archaeological Institute of America

*This lecture has been cancelled
Dr. Jessica Kaiser
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Saint Mary’s College of California
Fall 2019  
Monday, September 16
6 p.m.
MHRA 1214
* wine & cheese reception at 5:30 p.m.
Parsing Blackness in Greek Antiquity

brief Abstract

co-sponsored with Lloyd International Honors College and African American and African Diaspora Program

*with support from Transforming the Humanities (funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)
Sarah Derbew
Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
Wednesday, September 18
6 p.m.
MHRA 1214
* wine & cheese reception at 5:30 p.m.
Who Did It? A CSI Case at Pompeii

Abstract

co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America
Dr. John J. Dobbins
Professor Emeritus
Director of the Pompeii Forum Project
Friday, October 18
World of Beer
1310 Westover Terrace Greensboro, NC 27408
Classical Studies Alumni Event