• Brundrett to speak at St Catharines Public Library, March 12

    Join Nadine Brundrett for a Brock Talk, “Spectacular Games in Ancient Pompeii” at the St Catharines Public Library on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mills Room, Central Library.

    Click here for directions and parking. This event is free of charge and all are welcome to attend. Brock Talks reflect a collaboration between the Faculty of Humanities and the St. Catharines Public Library. The series connects community members with current Humanities scholarship at Brock. For more information:

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  • Glazebrook to lecture in Athens for International Women’s Day

    In tandem with celebrations of International Women’s Day in Athens, Allison Glazebrook will deliver three public lectures on women’s work in Classical Greece. Delivered by invitation of the Canadian Embassy in Athens, the talks will take place on March 14th and 15th in the Acropolis Museum, Deree College, and the University of Athens. Please see the schedule below:

    Thursday, March 14, 13:40-15:00
    Arts Center Auditorium, Deree College, American College of Greece
    “From Healers to Sex Traffickers: Working Women in Classical Athens”

    Thursday, March 14, 18 :30-20 :30
    Auditorium, Acropolis Museum
    “Working Women: Female Labour in Classical Athens”
    Welcome remarks by HE Mark Allen, Ambassador of Canada

    Friday, March 15, 18:00-19:30
    Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of Athens
    “Putting her in her Place: Sex Labourers and Wives in Ancient Greek Oratory”

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  • BUAS Scholarly Symposium, Sat. March 9th

    The Brock University Archaeology Society’s 30th Annual Spring Symposium will take place on Saturday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Academic South 215. This year’s theme is “Sailing the High Seas: Seafaring in the Ancient Mediterranean.”

    Tickets are $5 for students and $25 for non-students for the symposium only, or $40 for a ticket that includes the evening banquet at George’s Greek Village Restaurant. For tickets and more information, contact society officers at

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  • C. Murray to lecture at McMaster, March 7th

    On Thursday, March 7th, Carrie Murray will deliver a lecture to the Department of Classics at McMaster University titled, “Votives & Volutes: Investigating the Lago di Venere Sanctuary on Pantelleria (Italy).” The lecture will take place at 4:30 p.m. in TSH 701 on the McMaster campus.

    Click here for directions and more information.

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  • Classics at the HRI Symposium, Dec. 11th

    The Humanities Research Institute (HRI)’s annual fall symposium takes place on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 9 am to 12 noon in Sankey Chamber. This year’s theme, “A Learned Feast,” features three papers from members of the Classics Department:

    Jeff Masse (MA, Classics) “The Iliad’s Social Network: Visualizing Heroic Speech Performance”

    Katharine von Stackelberg (Classics) “How to Eat a Flamingo: Exploring the Ancient Sensorium”

    Angus Smith (Classics) “The Archaeology of Feasts: Banqueting at the Minoan Site of Gournia on Crete”

    Don’t miss hearing these great papers!

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  • Greene to speak in Toronto, Nov. 29th

    On Thursday, November 29th, Elizabeth Greene will deliver a lecture to the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Turkish Studies titled, “Fluid Technologies: Amphoras and Exchange Mechanisms on the 6th-Century BCE Shipwreck at Pabuç Burnu, Turkey.” The lecture will take place at 6:00 p.m. in 4 Bancroft Hall, Room 200B, at the University of Toronto.

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  • Glazebrook to deliver Brock Talk at the Public Library

    On Thursday November 22, Prof. Allison Glazebrook will deliver a lecture titled “Working Women in Classical Athens.” Sponsored jointly by the Brock Talks series and the Niagara Peninsula Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, the talk will take place from 7-9 pm in the Mills Room of the St Catharines Public Library.

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  • Archaeology Day event featured in Brock News

    Check out the Brock news for a writeup of the Department’s International Archaeology Day event, planned by Dr. Murray!

    Celebrating International Archaeology Day

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  • Nickel and Rappold on why Antigone matters, Oct. 31

    Save the date for an interdisciplinary panel discussion on the Department of Dramatic Arts’ production of Sophocles’ Antigone and the play’s contemporary relevance. Featuring Dr. Nickel and Dr. Rappold as panelists, the discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 31 from 3:00-4:15 pm in the Cairns Atrium.

    See the writeup in the Brock News.

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  • Glazebrook to speak in Toronto, Sat. 29 Sept.

    On Saturday, September 29 at 11:00 am, Allison Glazebrook will deliver a lecture titled, “The Erotics of Characterization: Problematizing Desire in Lysias 3 and 4.” She is speaking at the Midwestern Ancient Greek History and Theory Colloquium at the University of Toronto. The colloquium will take place 29-30 September in Room 205, Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queens Park.

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