Calendar

Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
October 02, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Rhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Branden Kosch, Classics, University of Chicago
“Isocrates’ answer to Plato’s critique of writing.”
October 02, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Onassis Lecture in Hellenic Culture
Frank L. Holt (University of Houston)
Who Were the Bactrians and Indo-Greeks?”
October 03, 2014
5:00 PM
Walker Museum, Room 111Convocation: Degree Applications Due
In order to receive a degree, students must complete an on-line degree application at myUChicago(http://my.uchicago.edu). The on-line application must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. CST on Friday o...
October 05, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Chicago, ILWelcome back Potluck
Welcome back potluck with take place at Professor Lowrie's home. The department will provide refreshments.
October 07, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Jim Keenan ''Known Unknowns': Thoughts on Lost (Papyrus) Evidence.'
October 09, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Social Science Research, Room 122Modern Greek Culture Lecture: Michael Herzfeld (Harvard)
Michael Herzfeld (Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard)
“Crisis or Judgment: Exasperation and Obligation in Greece Today”
October 13, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Job Market
Ari Bryen
University of West Virginia
Job Market experiences.
October 14, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Ilan Peled 'Writing Cultural (Mis)conceptions: Hittite Borrowing of Mesopotamian Third-Gender Terminology'
October 16, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Franke Institute for the HumanitiesRhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Christiane Veyrard-Cosme (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, with Medieval Studies). “To write or to rewrite in Carolingian Latin Culture: the stakes of a narratological approach to Alcuin’s writings.”
October 17, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Classics Lecture
Thanos Veremis (Professor of Modern History, University of Athens)

''The Years of Ottoman Rule: European Influences and National Ideologies”
Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Univer...
October 17, 2014
5:00 PM
Other Location (see description)Registration: Add-Drop Ends
Students may make changes to their enrollments during the first three weeks of the quarter without penalty. Students who make changes to current quarter enrollments after Friday of third week will be...
October 20, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Poetry and Classics workshop
Alice Oswald, the award winning English poet and translator of Homer, will return to the University of Chicago to present a new work entitled “TITHONUS: 46 minutes in the life of the Dawn.” This will ...
October 21, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Aaron Tugendhaft 'The Politics of Writing in the Late Bronze Age'
October 22, 2014
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Philosophy Workshop
Rachana Kamtekar (University of Arizona)
October 24, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Other Location (see description)Metaphor Workshop
Shadi Bartsch (Classics, UChicago): 'A Stomach for Verse: Metaphor, Digestion, and the Canon in Persius.' Location: TBD
October 28, 2014
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Goda Thangada
October 28, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Franke Institute for the HumanitiesContemporary French Scholars on Classical and Medieval Texts
Warren Pezé (Paris-I): “Marginalia, corrections and rewritings as a source for the social history of early medieval heresy”
Cosponsored by Chicago-France Center
Late Antique and Byzantine Worksho...
October 30, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Rhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Bart Van Wassenhove, Classics, University of Chicago
“Truth and Advertising: On the So-Called ‘Failure of Stoic Rhetoric'”
October 31, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Metaphor Workshop
Daniel Carranza (Graduate in Germanic Studies): 'Der Fruehling
des Vorlesens (The Spring of Recitation): Cognitive Topology of a
Rilkean Metaphor'
October 31, 2014
4:30 PM
Walker Museum, Room 111Convocation: Degree Application Withdrawal Deadline
Students may withdraw a previously submitted degree application without penalty until 4:30 p.m. CST on Friday of fifth week of the quarter. Students who wish to cancel a degree application must conta...
November 04, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Social Science Research, Room 122'The Tissue of the World: Sympathy in Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, Professor of Classics.
'The Sympathetic Cosmos'
November 11, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Social Science Research, Room 122'The Tissue of the World: Sympathy in Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, Professor of Classics.
'Networks of Affinity and Hostility'
November 13, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Rhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Cathy Mardula, Classics, University of Chicago
“Vergil’s Shield of Aeneas and Its Legacy in Lucan”
November 14, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Other Location (see description)Metaphor Workshop
Ramie Targoff (Brandeis). Location: TBD
November 14, 2014
4:30 PM
Other Location (see description)Convocation: Dissertation Final Submission Deadline
Dissertations must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. 4 weeks before convocation. Contact the Dissertation Office for more information.
November 17, 2014
8:30 AM
Other Location (see description)Registration Begins
Contact your department for registration information and instructions.
November 18, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Social Science Research, Room 122'The Tissue of the World: Sympathy in Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, Professor of Classics.
'The Interconnected Microcosm'
November 21, 2014
5:00 PM
Other Location (see description)Registration Ends
Contact your department for registration information and instructions. Any changes of course registration after this deadline may be done during add-drop period for the quarter.