Department of ClassicsUniversity of Cincinnati
Department of Classics

The list of lectures below does not include dissertation defenses, job candidate lectures, or most lecturers invited to speak to seminars. Including these, the department sponsored over 20 public lectures during the course of academic year 2008-2009 with about 800 people in attendance.

October 3, 2008
Geoffery Bakewell (Creighton University)
Metics, Speech, and Citizenship in Aeschylus' Supplices

October 14, 2008
Ted Pena (SUNY University at Buffalo)
Reinterpreting Pompeii: Evidence for the Production and Distribution of Pottery

October 17, 2008
Lynne Schepartz (Florida State University)
Revisiting Blegen's Bones: New Perspectives on the Mycenaeans of Pylos

October 24, 2008
Ruby Blondell (University of Washington)
Daughter of Zeus and Nemesis: The Dangerous Beauty of Helen of Troy

October 30, 2008
Cynthia Shelmerdine (University of Texas at Austin)
Mycenaean Kings and Commoners

November 12, 2008
Brian Fagan (Penn State University)
Roman Arenas and Crowd Dynamics

December 3, 2008
Robert C.T. Parker (Oxford University)
Religion Without a Church: Religious Authority in Greece

March 4, 2009
Alan Kaiser (University of Evansville)
New Approaches to Roman Urban Streets

March 10, 2009
Eleni Mantzourani (Athens University)
A regional center in East Crete: Makrygialos revisited

April 1, 2009
Andrea Berlin (University of Minnesota)
New Light on the Period of the Macabbees: Excavations at Tel Kedesh

Apr 2, 2009
Pierre Leriche (Centre national de la recherche scientifique Ecole normale supérieur)
Excavations at Doura Europos

April 24, 2009
Peter Struck (University of Pennsylvania)
Making Sense of the Macrocosm: Divine Signs and Somatic Signals in Ancient Stoicism

May 18, 2009
Mary T. Boatwright (Duke University)
Gendering the Roman Forum: the Puzzle of the Aedicula Faustinae

June 4, 2009
Corinne Bonnet (University of Toulouse)
Alexander in Phoenicia and the Greek memory of "hellenization"