Speakers

2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:45am
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
CLST Presents ... Alicia Jiménez: News from the Front on Nov 21st from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm in Rubenstein Library 249

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:15pm
Allen 226
Research over the past few decades has shown that women and children were an integral part of life in Roman military communities, but work on the social role of these individuals still lags behind. This talk focuses on the social life of Roman soldiers, considering the varied evidence (... Read More »

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
We are surrounded by people and places. Beyond communicating with people and navigating through places, we cannot help but evaluate them. In this talk, I will review basic conceptual underpinnings of neuroaesthetics, a relatively new field that examines the biological bases of aesthetic experiences... Read More »

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
This international, interdisciplinary research program is an exploration of ancient "reading cultures" or "reading communities" that seeks to extend the work in William Johnson's Readers and Reading Cultures in the High Empire: A Study of Elite Communities (Oxford University Press, 2010). This... Read More »

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:45am
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Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania."A Seat at the Table: the Greeks and their Foodways"Sociology Psychology, Room 127Thursday, October 17th, 11:45am-1pm Traditional approaches to Greek foodways look to land-use, crops, and consumption... Read More »

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Murphey Hall 104, UNC's Campus
The UNC Department of Classics presents: Horace’s Virtual Embodiment: An Unrecognized Self-Portrait in Montium Custos (Carm. 3.22) Francis L. Newton Professor Emeritus of Latin, Duke University Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:00 pm Murphey Hall 104 (UNC's campus) Free and open to the public

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Penn Pavilion
The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The "workshop" approach of this conference requires... Read More »

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library, Room 249
Does the past—or what we believe about it—really matter? Many Greeks apparently believed it did, and the Athenians developed special strategies for describing, recasting, or inventing their own history.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 5:30pm
Law School Room 3037
Wednesday, February 13 | 5:30 p.m. Law School Room 3037        The Destruction of Memory—The War Against Culture, and the Battle to Save It: “Over the past century, cultural destruction has wrought catastrophic results across the globe. This war against culture is not over—it’s been steadily... Read More »

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 5:30pm
Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons and Tony Curtis during the filming of 'Spartacus' (Stanley Kubrick, 1960)
If you haven't seen the movie in the big screen yet this is a great chance to watch what the 1960 poster described as "The thrilling adventure that electrified the world" with the Roman Spectacle class. Everyone welcome!       When: 5:30 pm. January 20, 2019       Where: East Duke 209       Read... Read More »

2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
The East Duke Pink Parlor
Organized by our very own, Maurizio Forte: Please join the Neurohumanities Research Group and the Mellon Humanities Futures “Ancient Mind: Neuroarcheology” working group for the rescheduled visit of Lambros Malafouris, Friday November 9 from 3-4:15. Dr. Malafouris is a Research and Teaching Fellow... Read More »

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
West Union, 3rd Floor
Classics Collegium will be hosting its first ever Colloquium with Dr. Jose Gonzalez, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Classical Languages Department, on Thursday, October 25th! The event will take place at 6 pm on the third floor of West Union. Dr. Gonzalez will speak about his career and... Read More »

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library, Room 249
The Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Rush Rehm, Professor, Theater and Performance Studies, and Classics at Stanford University on October 25th at 12:00 Noon in the Rubenstein Library, Room 249 Thursday. A light lunch will be provided. “Nevertheless They Persisted: Euripides’... Read More »

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105 Smith Warehouse
Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and Duke University Libraries for a Faculty Bookwatch panel on David Morgan's Images at Work: The Material Culture of Enchantment (Oxford University Press, 2018). This book explores our interaction with images and other objects as a form of enchantment... Read More »

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Allen 229
Duke Professor Laura Lieber (Religious Studies) will introduce the department to her current research Thursday. September 27 at 12 noon.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Daniel Orrells, Head of Department of Classics, King's College in London"Visualizing Antiquity in the Eighteenth Century"Rubenstein Library, Room 249Wednesday, August 29th at 5:15 PMReception to follow

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Department of Classical Studies is pleased to host Neil W. Bernstein (Ohio University) who is presenting on "As often among a great people': Manipulating the Crowd in Roman Epic" on Tuesday, April 3rd at 5:15 PM in the Rubenstein Library, Room 349. A reception will follow.

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
The connections between images and societies are manifold. Humans weave meanings into matter that speak to our identities as individuals and groups. Bodies interact with objects through lived experience, embedding doctrines and socially constructed values into these things. At the same time, our... Read More »

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 5:15am
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Department of Classical Studies is pleased to present Luca Grillo (Professor of Classics at UNC, Chapel Hill) "Pragmatics and Irony in Latin Literature" on Tuesday, March 27th at 5:15 PM in the Rubenstein Library, Room 349. A reception will follow.

Friday, March 23, 2018 (All day)
Penn Pavilion
The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop. This annual event is a free two-day workshop featuring Keynote lectures and working seminars.Keynote speakers this year include: Jennifer Nash, Northwestern Univ.; Denise Ferreira da... Read More »

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