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Past Events

Feb
16
2018

Weeping Heraclitus and Laughing Democritus

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Glenn Most, University of Chicago, will present “Weeping Heraclitus and Laughing Democritus,” as part of the Classical Receptions Workshop. The opposition...

Feb
2
2018

Old and New Materialisms and Greek Tragedy

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Edith Hall, of Kings College London, will present the lecture: “Old and New Materialisms and Greek Tragedy.”

Feb
1
2018

Classicist Foremothers and Why They Matter

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Edith Hall, of Kings College London, will present the lecture: "Classicist Foremothers and Why they Matter."

Dec
8
2017

Workshop with Helma Dik

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Classics will host a workshop with Helma Dik, U Chicago, about Latin and Greek texts in Perseus 

Nov
10
2017

Why Tragic Playwrights Love to Hate Tyrants

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Professor Paul Woodruff, University of Texas at Austin, will present his talk "Why Tragic Playwrights Love to Hate Tyrants" as...

Sep
26
2017

Classics, Greek, and Latin Information Session

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Insterested in studying ancient Rome and Greece at Northwestern? Learn about the Classics, Greek and Latin major and minor programs...

Nov
4
2016

New and Old Legal Curse Tablets from Athens

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Department of Classics Brown Bag talk: New and Old Legal Curse Tablets from Athens, by guest speaker Zinon PapakonstantinouAssociate Professor of...

Oct
21
2016

On the Poetics of Redundancy in Vergil’s Aeneid

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Professor Andrea Rotstein, from Tel Aviv University, will present her talk: On the Poetics of Redundancy in Vergil’s Aeneid. Taking a...

Dec
4
2015

The Renaissance (In)Humanism of Angelo Poliziano

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

William N. West, of Northwestern University, will present his talkThe Renaissance (In)Humanism of Angelo Poliziano, as part of the Department...

Oct
30
2015

Medea and Circe in Apollonius’ Argonautica

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Cecilia Cozzi, of Trento University, Italy, will present her talk Medea and Circe in Apollonius’ Argonautica, as part of the...

Oct
16
2015

Commenting on Iliad 1

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Professor Seth Schein, of University of California, Davis, will present "Commenting on Iliad 1."

Feb
17
2015

Lupercarnivalia

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Students - Join us for Lupercarnivalia, Lupercalia (ancient Roman Holiday associated with St. Valentine's day), Mardi Gras and Canrival mash-up....

Jan
9
2015

Socrates Now

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

The Department of Political Science and the Interdisciplinary Clsssics Cluster in Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences present an encore...

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