Calendar

Apr
3
Sat
Mary Margaret McCabe (Kings College London): “The Shield and the Cave: Motion and Emotion in Plato’s Republic”
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Mary Margaret McCabe, Professor Emerita of Philosophy, Kings College London, and Honorary Professor, University College London

Sather Lecture: The Shield and the Cave: Motion and Emotion in Plato’s Republic.

Organized by UC Berkeley. To register, please click here.

Apr
20
Tue
“Plato’s Republic for Today”
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A panel of the Ancient Philosophy Society organized by Christopher Moore and featuring recent books by Jill Frank, Tae-Yeoun Keum, Marina McCoy, and Jonny Thakkar. To register, email cmoore@psu.edu.

For more information, see http://www.ancientphilosophysociety.org/2139-2/

Apr
23
Fri
The Prison in Classical Athens
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
21
Fri
Roundtable
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Roundtable to celebrate books published (or soon to be published) by faculty this academic year and to welcome Tae-Yeoun Keum, who recently joined the Political Science Department and is affiliated to the Classics Department.
Jun
4
Fri
Capstone Colloquium @ Zoom
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jun
12
Sat
Virtual Celebration of Classics Graduates @ Zoom
Jun 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

To receive a Zoom link for the event, please contact Anna Roberts.

Oct
8
Fri
J.P.Sullivan Memorial Lecture: What’s Past is Prologue: Plautus’Menaechmi. Professor Ellen Oliensis, Klio Distinguished Professor UC Berkeley.
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Professor Ellen Oliensis, Klio Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages & Literature, Professor of Comparative Literature.  University of California, Berkeley.

Friday, October 8, 2021.  3 PM in HSSB 4080.

Oct
22
Fri
Margo Hendricks (UCSC): “‘And she died…’: Early Modern Re-Imaginings of Heliodorus’ ‘Ethiopian Tales'” @ HSSB 4080
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Oct
29
Fri
Zoom Webinar: How to Apply to PhD Programs in Classics
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Professors Dorota Dutsch (Chair of Classics at UCSB), Robert Morstein-Marx (recent Graduate Advisor ), and Rose MacLean (current Graduate Advisor) will go over some important “do’s and don’ts” regardless of where you are considering applying and answer your questions about an often bewildering process.

Register here: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/83160402239?pwd=aC8zRUpGTWpiMDljd0Vqb3o5L2c2Zz09

 

Jan
27
Thu
BOB MORSTEIN MARX WINS THE PROSE AWARD!
Jan 27 all-day
The PROSE awards are the Association of American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence and recognize “the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by celebrating the authors, editors, and publishers whose landmark works have made significant advancements in their respective fields of study each year.” Bob Morstein-Marx’s new book on Julius Caesar is a 2022 winner in Ancient History: https://proseawards.com/winners/
The PROSE Awards are sometimes referred to as the Academy Awards of academic publishing.
Many congratulations to Bob on this well-deserved honor!