Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
April 28, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Classical Lecture Society
Professor Giulia Sissa of UCLA will be delivering a lecture (topic TBA). A reception will follow.
April 29, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Other Location (see description)Classical Lecture Society: Lunchtime Seminar for Graduate Students
Prof. Sissa will be conducting a lunchtime seminar on Wednesday, April 29, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in Wieboldt 111. As in past years, this seminar is intended to provide an occasion for graduate stude...
April 30, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Rhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Emily Dreyfus (UChicago, Germanic Studies), “Vom Dienste des griechischen Buchstabens befreit:” Poetics of liberation in Hölderlin’s Pindar Fragments”

Respondent: Simon Friedland (UChicago, Germani...
May 01, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Metaphor Workshop
Britta Ingebretson (Graduate in Anthropology)
May 01, 2015
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...
May 01, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Gray Center Lab, Room 112Poetry & Classics presents: John Tipton, a reading from his new translation of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes
John Tipton has two books, a translation of Sophocles’ Ajax and surfaces, a collection of his own verse, both published by Flood Editions. A translation of Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes and a new co...
Begins May 01, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Regenstein Library, Room 122AThinking the Greeks: A Conference in Honor of James M. Redfield
Professor James M. Redfield’s scholarship on the ancient Greek world is distinguished by its conjunction of historically scrupulous readings of texts and artifacts with a deeply woven and interrogativ...
May 04, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Oriental InstituteWORKSHOP: 3rd Annual David A. Kipper Worskhop
Title: Were Sacrifices Offered at Qumran? The Animal Bone Deposits Reconsidered

Lecturer: Jodi Magness, Kenana Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Judaism, The University of North Ca...
May 05, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Classics Faculty Meeting
Spring quarter faculty meetings
May 05, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Alex Gottesman (Temple University, Classics)
The Pamphlet Theory of Attic Oratory Revisited
May 12, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Kate Agnew (UChicago, Classics)
Greek cult institutions and the religious subject in Roman Asia Minor
May 13, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Rhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia) on Parmenides, Empedocles, and the epic tradition

*Will be held at 4:30pm in Classics 21, jointly with the Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy Workshop
May 15, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Metaphor Workshop
Alex Hsu (Graduate in History of Religions; co-sponsored with History of Religions Club)
May 15, 2015
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.
May 18, 2015
8:30 AM
Other Location (see description)Registration Begins
Contact your department for registration information and instructions.
May 19, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Elizabeth Fagan (UChicago, Anthropology)
The debate about Garni, Armenia: a tale of Marxism in archaeology
May 20, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Classics Qualifying Exam
Classics Qualifying Exam
May 22, 2015
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.
May 26, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Ancient Societies Workshop
Josh Vera (UChicago, History)
How to Move a God: The Question of Cultic Dislocation at Rome.
May 26, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
No locationClassics Fourth-Year Banquet (Location TBD)
Classics Fourth-Year Banquet
May 28, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Rhetoric and Poetics Workshop
Abigail Akavia (UChicago, Classics), “Listening to Electra”

Respondent: Jonah Radding (UChicago, Classics)
May 29, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Metaphor Workshop
Andreas Glaeser (Sociology, Chicago). Title: TBA
May 29, 2015
4:30 PM
Walker Museum, Room 111Convocation: Attendance Changes Due
Convocation attendance changes are due to the Dean of Students office.
June 02, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Classics Building, Room 21Classics Faculty Meeting
Spring quarter faculty meetings
June 19, 2015
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.
June 26, 2015
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...
July 24, 2015
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...
July 31, 2015
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.
August 14, 2015
4:30 PM
Walker Museum, Room 111Convocation: Attendance Changes Due
Convocation attendance changes are due to the Dean of Students office.