CLASSICS LECTURES IN THE VALLEY~ 

                      OPEN TO THE PUBLIC * 

*Except for select events noted


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  2019 SPRING


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH        4:30

Medical Ethics in Antiquity

Nigel Nicholson, Reed College

AMHERST COLLEGE

Additional details to follow.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH              3:00 - 6:00 pm

First Year Seminar Experiences

Nigel Nicholson, Reed College

AMHERST COLLEGE

Additional details to follow.


Friday, April 26th

Transforming History: Generic Interaction in Greek and Roman Historiography in Honor of Professor Elizabeth Keitel

Speakers:

Jane Chaplin- When Historians Make History

Timothy Joseph- Ubique lamenta: The place of lament in Latin epic and historiography

Christina Kraus- Multiplying disasters: the many-fronted, multiplex bellum in Livy 5

John Marincola- Asinius Pollio and the Roman Revolution 

UMass Amherst, Campus Center

Additional details to follow.


 EARLIER LECTURES


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH        4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Five College Classics Faculty Seminar*

"Silva sonans: The Metapoetic Pastoral Landscape in Virgil's Georgics"

Julia Scarborough, Amherst College

AMHERST COLLEGE, FROST LIBRARY [2nd floor], CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC INQUIRY

* Open to Five College Faculty


Friday, October 19th                             3:00 PM

The Fifteenth Annual David Grose Memorial Lecture

Cosa: Past, Present, and Future

Russell Scott, Bryn Mawr College

UMass Amherst, Integrative Learning Center (ILC) , S240

The lecture will be followed by a round-table discussion on the future of work at Cosa with the next generation of Roman archaeologists. Reception to follow.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH                  4:30 PM

Contextual Relevance and the Meaning of Formulaic Epithets in Iliad 1.1-100

Seth Schein, University of California Davis

UMass Amherst, Herter Hall #301

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH        5:30 PM

Archaeological Institute of America, Western Massachusetts Society

Places for the Living and Places for the Dead

Paul Miller, President, Denver AIA Society

UMass Amherst, Integrated Learning Center, Room S231