Brock University Archaeological Society (BUAS)

Faculty of Humanities

Brock University Archaeological Society (BUAS)

26th Annual Scholarly Symposium
Myth: The Mighty and the Monstrous
March 21, 2015 @ 11 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in AS 201

Tickets ($5 for students, $10 non-students) can be purchased in advance (please send an email to or at the door. The banquet will be held at Alphie's Trough (6:00-8:00 p.m.).

Speakers and presentations:

  • Roberto Nickel (Brock University), "Euripides' Medea and Divinely Sanctioned Infanticide"
  • George Kovacs (Trent University), "Gods from Machines: Plot Devices, Stage Devices, and Ancient Greek Theatre"
  • Jonathan Colarusso (McMaster University), "Deciphering Amazon Names on Greek Vases"
  • Cristina Santos (Brock University), "Serpent Skirts and Serpent Tongues: Mexican Figures of Motherhood"
  • Kyle Gervais (Western University)," Es Quod Es: Monstrous Heroism and Oedipal Confusion in Statius' Thebaid"



Speaker biographies

Parking Information
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Classics Events

Call for Papers for BUAS Student Symposium
October 8, 2015 - 10:30pm - October 23, 2015 - 4:00pm
BUAS trip to the ROM
November 7, 2015 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
AIA talk on building and builders in Rome
November 15, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm