27th Annual Scholarly Symposium
Day of the Dead
March 12, 2016 @ 11 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in AS 201
Tickets ($5 for students, $15 non-students) can be purchased in advance (please send an email to email@example.com) or at the door. The banquet will be held at Alphie's Trough (6:00-8:00 p.m.).
Speakers and presentations:
- Maria Liston (University of Waterloo), "Death in Battle—Soldiers and Non-combatants in Ancient Greece"
- Angus Smith (Brock University), "Death in a Minoan Town: Mortuary Rituals at Bronze Age Gournia"
- Kelly Olson (University of Western Ontario), "Mourning, Poverty, and Sordes in Roman Antiquity"
- Tracy Prowse (McMaster University), "Death and Burial in Rural Roman Italy: An Investigation of the Vagnari Necropolis"
- Aubrey Cannon (McMaster University),"Variability and Change in Mortuary Practices, 'The Most Conservative of Social Traditions'"
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