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Dr. Vladimir L. Marchenkov Coming to Speak at CWRU

Date posted: October 29th, 2014

Dr. Vladimir L. Marchenkov, Professor of Aesthetics and Theory at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University will be speaking on “Magic, Fable, and Opera: Monteverdi and the Quest for Immortality” at the World Literature Colloquium on Wednesday, November 5, 6:00pm – 7:30pm in Guilford 323.

World Literature Colloquium Series Begins Oct 20

Date posted: October 15th, 2014

The first World Literature Colloquium of the 2014-2015 academic year will be a lecture by Associate Professor of English, Sarah Gridley, entitled “Hic Sunt Dracones: Deep Edges in Eliade, Tolstoy, and Atwood.” It will be held on October 20 at 4:30 in Clark 206.

Registration for the Ohio Classical Conference at CWRU

Date posted: October 15th, 2014

The Annual Meeting of the Ohio Classical Conference will be held in conjunction with the City Dionysia on November 14-15, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. The registration form is now available for download.  …Read more.

Ilisus of Ohio: Exploring the Grecian Ruins of the 1837 Alfred Kelley House

Date posted: September 29th, 2014

The Ohio-Lake Erie Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Arts is having an event on October 18 at 10:30am titled, Ilisus of Ohio: Exploring the Grecian Ruins of the 1837 Alfred Kelley House. The event will be held at the Visitor’s Center, Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd, Bath, OH 44210.

Professor Kevin Dicus Talks About Recent Digs in Pompeii

Date posted: September 9th, 2014

Kevin Dicus, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, talks to the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities about his current excavations in Pompeii and the artifacts that have been found there. The full video is posted here.

Classics Major, Humzah Quereshy ’17, goes to Turkey for CLSC 318

Date posted: August 11th, 2014

Classics major, Humzah Quereshy ’17, went to Turkey with Professor Paul Iversen to conduct an archaeological and epigraphical survey. For more information and to see some pictures of their trip click the link.

Vergil Week 2014 Award Winners

Date posted: May 9th, 2014

The Department of Classics and the Baker Nord Center for the Humanities are please to announce the winners of the Latin Recitation and Art Contests during Vergil Week 2014. Thank you to all who participated in the events throughout the week and shared your talents during the contests. …Read more.

The Classics Department 2014 Award Winners

Date posted: April 7th, 2014

The Classics Department is proud to announce the 2014 winners of the Abraham Fuller Prizes, The Emma Maud Perkins Prize, and the Greek/Latin Love Poetry Contest.
Abraham Fuller Prize for achievement in Greek and Latin translation:
Humzah Quereshy – Intermediate Greek 1st Place
Dennis Lindblad – Intermediate Greek 2nd Place
Humzah Quereshy – Intermediate Latin 1st Place
Michael Karasick  – Advanced Greek 1st Place
Charlie Burke – Advanced Latin 1st Place
The Emma Maud Perkins Prize for excellence in classical studies:
Madison Ivan
Greek or Latin Love Poetry Contest:
Francesca Langer
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Dr. Sandra Blakely Visiting Presentation on the Cult of Samothrace

Date posted: April 3rd, 2014

Dr. Sandra Blakely will be giving a lecture on her current project entitled, “Seafaring and the Sacred: GIS, Network Models and the Cult of the Great Gods of Samothrace” in Mather House 100 on Wednesday, April 16 at 4:00pm. …Read more.

Classics Outing 2014

Date posted: April 1st, 2014

The Annual Classics Outing will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 8pm. It is a party open to all students, classicists and closet classicists. Come enjoy some food, drink and entertainment on the 4th floor of Mather House. …Read more.

World Literature Colloquium Series: Open Forum

Date posted: March 6th, 2014

The World Literature Colloquium Series will continue April 2 from 4:15 – 5:15pm with an open forum, “Return to the River: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Rivers in World Literature.” …Read more.

The Roman Triumph or Triumph over Romans?

Date posted: March 6th, 2014

Dr. Maggie Popkin, Associate Professor of Art and Art History at CWRU, will be giving a lecture on civil wars and the architecture of victory in ancient Rome on Wednesday, March 12th, 7:30pm at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Murch Auditorium. …Read more.

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