Classics

Classics and Contemporary Critical Issues (GSAS Workshop)

This research workshop explores the connections between Greek and Roman classics and contemporary critical issues that are relevant to us all, such as gender, sexuality, race, and class. The scope of the questions covered by this workshop is broad: from, for example, the reception of classics by alt-right nationalists, to challenges facing minorities working in and studying the classics, and the difficulties of teaching classical texts in politically and culturally charged environments. Our workshop is intended to appeal to all members of the classics department since we believe it is impossible to ignore the intersection of classics and contemporary critical issues. ... Read more about Classics and Contemporary Critical Issues (GSAS Workshop)

Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome (Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar)

Through consideration of topics reflecting the entire range of Classical studies, papers and discussions in this seminar will examine Greek and Roman literature, philology, history, religion, archaeology, and philosophy; the application of literary and cultural theory to classical texts; and various other aspects of classical literature and culture, including its reception by and intersections with other related fields.... Read more about Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome (Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar)