Upcoming Events in the Department of Classics

Faculty of Humanities

Upcoming Events in the Department of Classics

Information on the locations of upcoming events and a downloadable campus map can be found below. 

November 20 @ 4:00 p.m. in IC 104: BUAS Student Symposium
BUAS is hosting its annual Student Symposium featuring Classics students who will present research papers from recent classes they have taken as well as students who will speak about their experience on the 2014 Archaeological Practicum in Gournia (Crete). There will be refreshments as well as a raffle. All are welcome to attend.

November 23 @ 3:00 p.m. in AS 215: AIA talk on a late antique shipwreck off the coast of Sicily

The Niagara Peninsula Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is pleased to present Dr. Justin Leidwanger (Stanford University) who will present an illustrated lecture titled "The Marzamemi 'Church Wreck' in the Shrinking World of the Late Antique Mediterranean" about his research off the coast of Sicily. The talk is free and open to the public: all are welcome to attend! A reception will follow the talk with opportunities to talk further with the speaker.

November 27 @ 4:15 p.m. in IC 335: Info Session on the Study Tour to Mediterranean Lands, Turkey (CLAS/MARS/VISA 3M24)
Prof. Dolansky, who is leading the Study Tour to Turkey, will be holding a preliminary information session about the course which will run from May 6 to 26, 2015. Details about the itinerary, costs, and deadlines for applying will be available, and students from the 2013 Study Tour to Turkey course will also be on hand to answer questions.

December 2 @ 4:00 p.m. in IC third floor lounges: 2nd Annual Department of Classics' Saturnalia Party
All are welcome to join faculty, students, and staff of the Department of Classics for the 2nd Annual Saturnalia Party. Celebrate the end of classes and the beginning of the winter season (which may be a long one!), enjoy games and refreshments, and win fun prizes. 



Events nearby
Please note the various seminars and lectures hosted by the Department of Classics at the University at Buffalo, as well as lectures and conferences sponsored by IEMA (Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology at the University at Buffalo).


The Department of Classics is located in the International Centre Building (IC). It is marked #34 on the campus map which you can download here or use the interactive version by clicking on the campus map link at the bottom of this page. This 3-storey grey building is located on Norman Road (accessible from both Glenridge Avenue and St David's Road) between Quarryview Residence and the 573A Glenridge Building. There is pay & display parking available in the lot directly in front of the building as well as in the lot marked EA next to East Academic (#25 on the campus map). For other events on campus, such as the AIA lectures located in Academic South (#21 -- please note that it is labeled as "South Block" on the map), visitor pay & display parking is available in Lots D and P, as well as in metred parking in front of the Schmon Tower.




























































































2 students flank female professor, all standing in front of Classics display

Fall Preview Day, November 2014

Classics Events

Info on spring courses overseas to Turkey (CLAS 3M24) and Pantelleria (CLAS 4V85)
December 3, 2014 - 9:00am - December 31, 2014 - 10:15pm