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
Lien Van Geel
lv2371@columbia.edu


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

Welcome

Meetings

09/20/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
The Dionysian Poetics of Seneca’s Oedipus
Jeri DeBrohun, Brown University
Abstract




10/18/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Making Antiquity Whole: Renaissance Completions of Classical Fragments
Leah Whittington, Harvard University
Abstract




11/15/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
The Soul, the Cosmos, and Eternity in Heraclitus
Victoria Wohl, University of Toronto
Abstract




01/31/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Reciprocity and Justice in Aristotle and the Aristotelian tradition
Dhananjay Jagannathan, Columbia University
Abstract




02/21/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Art and Politics on the Euripidean Stage: The Case of Hippolhytus
Lucia Athanassaki, University of Crete




03/28/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Pro Marcello without Caesar: Grief, Exile and Death in Cicero Ad Familiares 4
Roy Gibson, Durham University




04/18/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

Campbell Grey, University of Pennsylvania