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. 

October 28: Thesis Defence for Jesse Johnston (M.A. in Classics candidate) @ 9:00 a.m. in IC 335
Jesse's thesis is titled "'comitum princeps tu mihi eris': Rape and the Distribution of Auctoritas in Ovid’s Fasti." This event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. An abstract of the thesis can be found here.

October 29: Brock Talks - Dr. Angus Smith (Classics) @ 7:30 p.m. in Mills Room, St Catharines Public Library (on Church St.)
Dr. Angus Smith will present an illustrated lecture on his research at the Late Bronze Age site of Ayia Sotira near Nemea, Greece. The talk, which is part of the Faculty of Humanities' Brock Talks series held at the St. Catharines Public Library, is titled "Death in the Land of Agamemnon: The Excavation of a Mycenaean Cemetery." This event is free and open to the public.


November 6: Research Seminar Series - Dr. Elizabeth S. Greene (Brock University) @ 3:30 p.m. in IC 335

Dr. Greene will present on her research in southwestern Turkey in a talk titled "Burgaz: The Evolution of a Maritime Landscape on the Turkish Coast" (abstract). A reception will follow in IC 306. All are welcome to attend.

November 9: AIA talk on a 16th c. CE Portuguese shipwreck - Alexandre Monteiro (Universidade Nova de Liboa) @ 3:00 p.m. in AS 215
The Niagara Peninsula Chapter of the AIA presents an illustrated Archaeology of Portugal Lecture titled "Ship of gold in a sea of diamonds: the untold story of the 'Bom Jesus', a Portuguese East Indiaman lost off Namibia in 1533" (abstract). Refreshments to follow. All are welcome to attend. 


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).


Locations

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.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Classics Events

BUAS trip to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto
October 25, 2014 - 8:00am - 6:30pm
Thesis Defence for MA Candidate in Classics
October 28, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm