Events

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Past Events:

10 October 2019: Graduate School Information Session
Got graduate school on your mind? Come out on Thursday, October 10th to LI205 at 3pm, where a panel of professors will address your questions and concerns about graduate school, Classics, and life after undergrad at large! Following the panel, attendants will head down to the Undergrad Lounge (LI009) for Honesty Hour (4pm-5pm) with current Classics graduate students, who will spill the tea on their research, funding, and graduate life. As always, we will have free food and tea!


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Peer Mentorship

This programme aims to connect more experienced U of T students with their recently arrived colleagues. There will be several informal meetings and an exchange of contact information so that there can be a person to guide and give support as well as a chance to make new connections. There will be free snacks and/or lunches for all participants at the CLASSU-organized meet-ups. We will try and pair you with someone of similar interests. The programme will be relaunched in Fall 2019!

Past Speakers:

Prof. Jarrett Welsh, University of Toronto, The Effects of Agriculture on Latin Semantics. 17 March 2017.

David Wallace-Hare, University of Toronto, The Fascination With The Bear As Revealed By Roman Onomastics In The Western Provinces Of The Roman Empire. 18 November 2017.

Drew Davis, University of Toronto, Suppressing the Aliens? CIL IV.9918a and the Problem of the Pompeiian incolae. 18 November 2017.

Professors Christer Bruun, Chair of Classics, and Nicholas Terpstra, Chair of History, University of Toronto, A Tale of Two Cities: The Urban Form in Ancient Rome and Renaissance Florence. 26 February 2016.

Prof. Alison Keith, University of Toronto, Wine and Vergil. 27 November 2015.

Matt Watton, Department of Classics Grad Student, Plato and Comedy. 30 Oct. 2015.

John Fabiano, Department of Classics Grad Student, CIL VI, 37118: A Prosopographical Analysis and Historical Study of Senatorial Munificence in Early Fourth Century CE Rome. 30 Oct. 2015.

Dr. Elizabeth Greene, University of Western Ontario, The Military Community at Vindolanda: Current excavations and past finds from a Roman frontier fort. 13 March 2015.

Marion Durand, Graduate Student in the Department of Classics, Suicide in Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. 30 January 2015

Bradley Hald, Graduate Student in the Department of Classics, A Man without Place: Turnus in Vergilian Simile. 30 January 2015

Prof. Kevin Wilkinson, University of Toronto, Imperial Policy and Linguistic Impurity in the early 4th Century AD, or, How Palladas of Alexandria nearly lost his Lunch. 21 November 2014.

Prof. Alison Keith, University of Toronto, Wine and Vergil. 28 March 2014.

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