Past Events

Friday, March 6 2015 3:00 pm

The Urban Revolution on Aphrodite’s Isle: Searching for Cyprus’s Late Bronze Age Cities

Kevin Fisher, University of British Columbia
Sunday, March 6, 2016, 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, February 27 2015 3:30 pm

The Green Fear of Death: Flowers, Fertility and Monstrousness in Homeric Poetry

Dr. William Brockliss, Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, February 27, 2015, 3:30 pm
UWM Curtin Hall 939

Saturday, January 31 2015 3:00 pm

Chronology, Exchange, and Technology: New Insight on Intercultural Interaction in the Upper Great Lakes

Heather Walder, UW-La Crosse
Sunday, January 31, 2016, 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, November 14 2014 3:30 pm

A Great Imperial Sanctuary in Germania Superior: The Exemple of Mandeure

Dr. Marc will be speaking on “A Great Imperial Sanctuary in Germania Superior: The Exemple of Mandeure.” His work at this site has contributed to there-evaluation of the phenomenon of “Romanization” in light of scientific advances in archaeology over the past 50 years and a more nuanced consideration of historical context in Roman province of Germania.

Friday, April 4 2014 3:30 pm

Dr. Hrvoje Potrebica

Dr. Potrebica will be speaking about the Kapitol site in Croatia as a nexus of Mediterranean cultures where artifacts of both Etruscan and Greek origin are found in funerary contexts during the Early Iron Age.

Friday, March 14 2014 3:30 pm

Creon and Other Stock Tyrants in Greek Tragedy

Dr. Duncan’s talk will be focused on the character of Creon during and after the Peloponnesian War and tyrants’ use of theater to legitimize their regimes.

Friday, February 21 2014 3:30 pm

At the Horse and Girl: Sex, Death, and Revolution in Archaic Athens

Dr. Wallace will be speaking on the abolishment of monarchy at Athens.

Friday, November 22 2013 3:30 pm

The Children of the Athenian Phratries

Kent Rigsby is Professor Emeritus from Duke University, where he was a professor of Ancient History and Epigraphy. He received his BA in Classics from Yale, before receiving his MA from the University of Toronto. In 1971, he was a fellow at the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. He is the author of Asylia: Territorial Inviolability in the Hellenistic World (1996), and has published dozens of articles on Greek law, epigraphy, and numismatics. He is currently the editor of the journal Greek, Roman & Byzantine Studies.

Friday, September 20 2013 3:30 pm

Regulating Religion: The Challenges and Potential of Greek Sacred Laws

Chad Austino received his PhD in classics from Duke University in 2012 and has a BA in History and Classics from Rutgers University. His dissertation was titled “Adaptation and Tradition in Hellenistic Sacred Laws.” He currently teaches Latin at Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha, WI.

The Latin Table – Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Latin Table:
– Monday at Noon: April 1, 15, and May 6
– Wednesday 3:30 – 4:30: March 27, April 10 and 24