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Classics Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 • 12:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Elizabeth Fentress: "Volubilis: Idris I and the Islamization of Mauretania Tingitana"

Friday, December 4, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116



Dissertation Colloquium. Riesbeck: "Monarchy and Political Community in Aristotle's Politics"

Thursday, December 3, 2009 • 1:30 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116



Elizabeth Fentress: "Selling People"

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 • 3:30 PM

Classics lounge, WAG 116


Elizabeth Fentress: "Crushing Grapes at Villa Magna: The Emperor and His Winery"

Monday, November 30, 2009 • 8:00 PM

Art Building 1.102



First Neoplatonism Lectio: Plotinus, Ennead 5.1

Saturday, November 21, 2009 • 1:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116



Francesca Silvestrelli, University of Salento: Metapontine Morphologies: Shape Repertoires in Metapontine Fine Wares from the Second Quarter of the 5th to the Early 4th Centuries B.C.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Institute of Classical Archaeology, West Pickle Research Campus (RSVP required)






Jen Ebbeler, U.T. Austin: "Apuleius' Golden Ass"

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 • 11:20 AM

TRINITY UNIVERSITY, Chapman Auditorium


Corinne Pache, Trinity University: "Of Nymphs and Men: Nympholepsy Between Myth and Cult"

Friday, October 30, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


The Great Debate: Palaima vs. Graglia on UT football

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 • 3:00 PM

UT Rec Sports Center 2.112


Classics Department Family Weekend Reception

Saturday, October 24, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116

Classics Department Family Weekend Reception

Texas Classical Association Annual Meeting

Friday, October 23, 2009 • 10:00 AM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116 / AT&T Conference Center


David Lambert, U.T. Austin: “The Composition of the Torah in the Pseudepigraphic Imagination”

Monday, October 19, 2009 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union African-American Culture Room, UNB 4.110


Christopher Moore, U.T. Austin: "Socrates, Persuasion, and Teaching"

Friday, October 16, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Jennifer Gates-Foster, U.T. Austin: "Forts, Frontiers, and the Roman Soldier in Egypt"

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 • 8:00 PM

Doty Fine Arts 2.204

Jennifer Gates-Foster, U.T. Austin:

Stephen White, U.T. Austin: "Plato's Symposium"

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 • 11:20 AM

TRINITY UNIVERSITY, Chapman Auditorium


"Conversing with the Ancients: A Brown Bag Discussion on the Art and Archaeology of Ancient Worlds."

Monday, October 12, 2009 • 12:00 PM

WCH 4.118, Meyerson Conference Room



Jennifer Ebbeler, U.T. Austin: "Augustine, the Donatists, and Letters of Peace"

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union 3.128, Sinclair Suite


Livy and Intertextuality

Saturday, October 3, 2009 • 9:00 AM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Victoria Wohl, University of Toronto "The Eye of the Beloved: Opsis and Eros in Socratic Pedagogy"

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 • 4:30 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Building Rome in a Day

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Arthouse at the Jones Center




Welcome Back Taco Soiree

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 • 10:00 AM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Farewell Gathering for Matt

Monday, August 31, 2009 • 1:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


First day of Fall Semester classes

Wednesday, August 26, 2009


First day of Second Summer Session

Monday, July 13, 2009


Exams for short Summer Session

Friday, July 10, 2009


From Practice to Metaphor in Seneca's Moral Epistles

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


First day of Summer Session

Thursday, June 4, 2009


Forms and Conceptions of "Dike" in Euripidean Tragedy

Friday, May 1, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


Music and the art of seduction: Lucian's musical lovers

Friday, April 24, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


Mapping India: Ancient Fantasies.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120


"Scire Nefas": Knowledge and Impiety in Statius' "Thebaid"

Friday, April 17, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Eta Sigma Phi Research Symposium

Friday, April 17, 2009 • 1:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Valentinian Christians and their Demons: Fate, Deception, and Seduction in the Quest for Virtue

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 • 2:00 PM

Sinclair Suit, Texas Union 3.128


Friars in the City: Italian Centers and Mendicant Architecture.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120


Lemnian Deeds in Hypereides' "Against Timandros"

Friday, April 10, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


The Looting of the Iraq Museum

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 • 8:00 PM

JGB 2.218


Theologies of Almsgiving in Early Judaism and Christianity.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 • 2:00 PM

Eastwood room (Texas Union 2.102)


A Regional Center in East Crete: Makrygialos Revisited

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120



Review for the Texas ExCET Exam in Latin

Saturday, March 21, 2009 • 9:00 AM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


The Wolf and the Dragon: Empire in Ancient Rome and China

Thursday, March 12, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


The Lord of Ucupe: A Moche Ruler at Huaca el Pueblo, North Coast of Peru

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 • 8:00 PM

DFA 2.204


In loco parentis: Familial Hierarchies and Political Office in Republican Rome

Monday, February 23, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


Getting Rid of Africanus, or, Closural Anxiety in the Scipionic Trials

Saturday, February 21, 2009 • 11:00 AM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116



Ascetic Literacy: Books and Readers in the Christian Middle East, ca. 500-823 C.E.

Friday, February 20, 2009 • 1:00 PM

Texas Union, room 4.206


A Place for Fear: Politics and Emotion in Aeschylus' Eumenides and Euripides' Bacchae

Monday, February 16, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


Tragic Ways of Looking at Archaizing Sculptures:

Friday, February 13, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge (WAG 116)


Hercules, Histrionics, and a Dead Husband:

Thursday, February 12, 2009 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120


Time for Eloquentia?

Monday, February 9, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Begging, Pleading, and Supplicating:

Friday, February 6, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Charon’s Bowls: Burial and Ritual in Late Medieval Cyprus

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 • 8:00 PM

DFA 2.204


Laws, Courts, and Culture in Rome's Eastern Provinces

Monday, February 2, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Classics Lounge, WAG 116


Islam in a Rural Setting:

Friday, January 30, 2009 • 3:00 PM

WMB 6.146


Trading and Raiding on the Eurasian Steppe:

Thursday, January 29, 2009 • 5:00 PM

RAS 218



From the Temple and the Tomb

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas


The Fertile Shores of Sobek:

Friday, January 23, 2009 • 4:00 PM

WAG 116


The Oplontis Project 2007-2008: New Collaborations, New Discoveries"

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 • 8:00 PM

DFA 2.204