Classical Civilization

  • Founded
    1957
  • Seminar Number
    441

This seminar exists to further, in the New York area, the study of the literature, art, archaeology, and history of the ancient world. Seven meetings are held each year attended by twenty to sixty members drawn from universities and colleges within reach of New York. There is no set theme to the seminar for a given semester or year.


Co-Chairs
Professor Joel Lidov
jbl104@columbia.edu

Professor Katharina Volk
kv2018@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Jeremy Simmons
jas2392@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/21/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Fear, honour and profit? Rethinking the 'balance sheet' of Empire
Polly Low, University of Manchester
Abstract




10/19/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Selective Memory and Epic Reminiscence in Sophocles’ Ajax
Sheila Murnaghan, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract




11/16/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Paving the way for Vergil's Aeneas: Rome and fate in literature of the second century BCE
Charles McNelis, Georgetown University




01/18/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

John Ma, Columbia University




02/15/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

Timothy Power, Rutgers University




03/22/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

Jeri DeBrohun, Brown University




04/19/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

Roger Woodard, SUNY Buffalo