- 5 September (Wednesday): Book Sale and beginning of semester party. 4:00pm-6:00pm, Crown Center 572 and Classics Lobby. Organized by the Classics Club.
- 26 September (Wednesday): Dr. Pat Graham-Skoul, "Sappho 58.25-28: habrosyne and eros," Work-in-Progress Series. 4:00pm, Dumbach 5.
- 1 October (Monday): Dr. Alexandra Carpino, Professor of Art History and Department Chair, Comparative Cultural Studies, Northern Arizona University, "The 'Taste' for Violence in Etruscan Art: Debunking the Myth", 5:00 pm, Damen Student Center Cinema.
- 6-7 October (Saturday-Sunday): Annual Meeting, Illinois Classical Conference (illinoisclassics.org), Norris Center, Northwestern University.
- 17 October (Wednesday): Dr. Katherine Billotte, "The Portrayal of Classical Heroines in the Tragedies of M. Lodovico Dolce," Work-in-Progress Series. 4:00pm, Dumbach 124.
- 19-20 October (Friday-Saturday): Plato's Philosophy: Eros, Polis, Cosmos, a Conference Sponsored by the Chicago Area Consortium in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. The conference venue will be at Northwestery University, Kresge Hall, Room 1-515, on Friday and at the University of Chicago, Franke Institute for the Humanities, on Saturday. Conference website, voices.uchicago.edu/agarp/platophilosophy/.
- 21 October (Sunday): Idomeneo, Lyric Opera.
- 31 October (Wednesday): Dr. Leanna Boychenko, "Cleopatra, Hot or Not? Asking the Wrong Questions about Powerful Women," Loyola Feminist Lecture Series, 4:00pm-5:15pm, Piper Hall.
- 31 October (Wednesday): Seneca's Thyestes, 5:00pm, Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center.
- 9 November (Friday): Dr. Greg Anderson, The Ohio State University, "Classics after the Ontological Turn: New Horizons of History and Critique," 3:30pm-5:30pm, Kresge Hall 2380, Northwestern University.
- 14 November (Wednesday): Dr. Andrew Donnelly, "Re-experiencing Rome: the Next Apicius," Work-in-Progress Series. 4:00pm, Dumbach 124.
- 28 November (Wednesday): Dr. Leanna Boychenko, "Theocritus Iambicist: Reconsidering Genre in the Idylls," 4:00pm, Dumbach 124.
- 30 November (Friday): "Quo instrumento: 21st Century Skills for Latin Students and their Teachers," Latin Pedagogy Workshop 2018, National-Louis University / Illinois Classical Conference (www.tinyurl.com/latinpedagogyworkshop), 8:30am-3:30pm, 5202 Old Orchard Rd., Suite 300, Skokie, Illinois 60077.
- 6 December (Thursday): Humanism of Antiquity Oral Demonstration, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Crown Center 140. Friends and supporters most welcome. To be followed by the End-of-Term Party, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Crown Center 200 East/West.
Recent Department Events
- 2 May (Wednesday): Departmental Honors Convocation and End-of-Term Party, 12:00-2:00pm, Crown Center 530.
- 10 April (Tuesday): Emily Wilson, University of Pennsylvania, presents "Translating the Odyssey: How and Why," the 42nd annual Edward Surtz Lecture in the Humanities, Loyola University Chicago. 4:00-5:30pm, reception to follow. Piper Hall, Lake Shore Campus.
- 11-14 April (Wednesday-Saturday): The 114th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Two Loyola students will present their research: Henry W. Lanphier (Post-Baccalaureate Program), "Didactic Medea: Problems and Possibilities in Using Medea to Study Athenian Gender Roles in the Classroom," and Stephanie Wong (BA Classics), "Dominance through Permanence: Schoolboy Graffiti in the Greco-Roman World." Lanphier and Wong will also moderate the Round Table Discussion "Ancient Mores and Modern Sensibilities."
- 14 April (Saturday): Molly Swetnam-Burland, College of William and Mary, presents "After Actium: Discovering Egypt in Augustan Rome and Beyond," for the Boshell Family Foundation Lecture Series of the Art Institute of Chicago. 3:30-4:30pm, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago. Free with museum admission (always free for students, staff, or faculty with Loyola University Chicago ID).
- 26 April (Thursday): Humanism of Antiquity Oral Demonstration, 4:15pm, Crown Center 141. Friends and supporters most welcome.
- 1-2 March (Thursday-Friday): "Outward Appearance vs. Inward Significance: Addressing Identities through Attire in the Ancient World," the 14th Annual University of Chicago Oriental Institute Seminar. Presenters include Laura Gawlinski, Loyola University Chicago. Open to the public.
- 14 March (Wednesday): "EXITIUM CAESARIS," Commemorate the Ides of March with this performance of the death of Caesar presented in Latin. 6:00-7:00pm, Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center, Lake Shore Campus. Reception to follow.
- 28 March (Wednesday): Barry Powell, University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents "The Origins of Mythic Representation in Greek Art" for the Department of Classical Studies. 5:00-7:00pm, Damen Student Center Cinema, Lake Shore Campus. Reception to follow.
- 18 February (Sunday): Jon Solomon, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign, presents "Hercules in Film" for the National Hellenic Museum. 2:00-4:00pm, National Hellenic Museum. $5 students/ $10 members/ $15 non-members. Registration required.
- 13 February (Tuesday): Loyola Classical studies student Keegan Sims presents his paper "Agriculture and Debt-Slavery in Archaic Greece" for the Department of Classical Studies. 4:30-5:30pm, Crown Center 572 (Department Library). Mr. Sims will be featured at the Seventh Annual Tennessee Undergraduate Classics Research Conference, Knoxville, TN, February 24.
- 25 February (Sunday): Katherine Kelaidis, NHM and Loyola University Chicago, presents "Byzantium: The Forgotten Empire" for the National Hellenic Museum. 2:00-4:00pm, National Hellenic Museum. $5 students/ $10 members/ $15 non-members. Registration required.
- 28 February (Wednesday): Initiation of new members of Iota Kappa, Loyola's chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the national collegiate honorary society for students of ancient Greek and Latin, and celebration: all friends of Classics are invited! 4:00pm, Crown Center 530. Refreshments will be served.
- 4-7 January (Thursday-Sunday): The 149th Annual Meeting of the Society of Classical Studies, Boston. Participation by Loyola faculty includes Jacqueline Long, "Eusebia and Encomium: Julian Writes the Power of Praise," session 35.5, The Art of Praise: Panegyris and Encomium in Late Antiquity (Saturday, 8:00-10:30am).
- 17 January (Wednesday): The Block Museum of Art (Northwestern University) presents "Curators in Conversation," a behind-the-scenes look at the new exhibit Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt. 6:00-8:00pm, Block Museum of Art. The presentation (and exhibit) are free, but registration is requested.
- 31 January (Wednesday): Lucas Livingston, Art Institute of Chicago, presents "Drinking with Dionysos and Sekhmet's Wrath: Beer and Wine in Egypt and Greece," for the Classical Arts Society of the Art Institute of Chicago. 6:00-7:00pm, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago. The lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
- 7 December (Thursday): Humanism of Antiquity Oral Demonstration, 4:15pm, Mundelein 204. Friends and supporters most welcome. To be followed by the End-of-Term Party, 5:30pm, McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall.
- 14 November (Tuesday): Lisl Walsh, Beloit College, presents "Making Stuff Up (sort of): Roman Tragedy and Classics as a Creative Discipline," for the Department of Classical Studies, Loyola University Chicago. 7:00-8:00pm. Information Commons, 4th Floor, Lake Shore Campus. Free and open to the public.
- 29 November (Wednesday): Andrea DeGiorgi, Florida State University, presents, "Antioch the Great: An Elusive Metropolis." Archaeological Institute of America lecture hosted by Loyola University of Chicago Department of Classical Studies. 7:00-8:00pm, Damen Student Center Multipurpose Room (2nd Floor), Lake Shore Campus. Archaeological Institute lectures are always free and open to the public.
- 25 October (Wednesday): "Fasces or Fascism? The Balbo Monument in Chicago," panel discussion sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies at Loyola University Chicago. Featured panelists: Laura Gawlinski (Classical Studies), Anthony Cardoza (History), Andrew Donnelly (Classical Studies/History), Tim Libaris (BA-Classics). 5:30pm, Cudahy Science 202, Lake Shore Campus.
- 30 October (Monday): Dramatic performance of Seneca's Thyestes. Furibunda Productions, Department of Classical Studies at Loyola University Chicago. 5:30pm, Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center, Lake Shore Campus.
- 6 September (Wednesday): Book Sale and beginning of semester party. 4:00-6:00pm, Crown Center 572. Organized by the Classics Club.
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