The Department of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with the support of the UMass College of Humanities and Fine Arts and the Departments of Classics of Amherst College, Mt. Holyoke College, and Smith College, will host a one-day colloquium on the theme "Speaking of the Republic: Lucilius and his Contexts," Friday, October 25, 2013. Speakers are Anna Chahoud (Trinity College Dublin), "Colloquial Registers and Generic Stylization in Lucilius"; Sander Goldberg (UCLA), "Lucilius and the poetarum seniorum turba"; Angelo Mercado (Grinnell College), "Notes on Meter and Language in Lucilius"; and Brian Breed (UMass Amherst), "Lucilius' Books."
The full conference program can be viewed at http://umass.academia.edu/BrianWBreed/Events.
A registration fee of $20 includes lunch and refreshments. Dinner is also available for an additional cost.
8th Trends in Classics
Thessaloniki International Conference on Roman Drama
May 29-June 1, 2014
(To be held in Auditorium I,
Aristotle University, Research Dissemination Center
September 3rd Avenue, University Campus
Roman Drama and its Contexts
Scholarship, especially in the past, has been reading Roman drama from the perspective of its relation to Greek and Roman prototypes, and its historical context and evolution. Contemporary readings, following recent groundbreaking work based on intertextual, dramatological, performative, psychoanalytical, feminist, gender oriented approaches, philosophical analysis and aesthetics, etc., offer new valuable insights into Roman drama’s poetics and cultural impact.
A CAMNE Conference at Durham University
20-22 September 2013
Department of Classics and Ancient History, Durham University, 38 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3EU, England
'The cosmos of a polis is manpower, of a body beauty, of a soul wisdom, of an action virtue, of a speech truth, and the opposites of these make for acosmia.'
- Gorgias, Encomium of Helen 1
A Conference at the University of Michigan
September 20th–21st, 2013
Angell Hall 3222
The International Federation of the Societies of Classical Studies (FIEC) has posted a second announcement with more details about its 14th International Congress to be held in Bordeaux (France) from Monday 25th August to Saturday 30th August 2014. This meeting in Bordeaux will give classicists from around the world and at all stages of their careers the opportunity to gather and provide an overview of the most recent research in classical studies.
University of South Carolina
16th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
February 26-March 2, 2014
A conference jointly organised by the Department of Classics, King’s College London, and the Centre for the Reception of Greece and Rome, Royal Holloway University of London
8th-9th July 2013, Conference Room, King’s College, London
For more information, go to http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/classics/eventrecords/latinlit.aspx
The program for the 2013 edition of the Symposium Cumanum (June 25-27) has been set. If you would like to attend please use the link below. One can also send queries to
“Aeneid Six and Its Cultural Reception”
Villa Vergiliana, Cumae and the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Sponsored by The Vergilian Society, Harry Wilks Study Center, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici University of Naples Federico II, British Virgil Society, McGill University,
Accademia Virgiliana di Mantova.
The International Plutarch Society announces its 10th international congress , to be held on the topic SPACE, TIME AND LANGUAGE IN PLUTARCH’S VISIONS OF GREEK CULTURE: INTROVERSION, IMPERIAL COSMOPOLITANISM AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION WITH THE PAST AND PRESENT. The conference, organized by the University of Patras, will take place at the European Cultural Centre in Delphi, 16-18 May, 2014. For more information contact: Aristoula Georgiadou (University of Patras) email@example.com or Katerina Oikonomopoulou (Humboldt University of Berlin) firstname.lastname@example.org. See the pdf for more information).
Deadline: June 15, 2013