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Call for Papers:
Wilderness, Frontiers, and New Worlds in Antiquity
Biennial Classics Graduate Student Conference
New York University
November 4, 2017
Keynote: Prof. Andrew Laird (Brown University)
Unfamiliar, unexplored, and unsettled places captivated the ancient imagination and were of pressing importance not only to poets and prose writers of every genre, but also to merchants, militaries, and governing bodies enticed by the prospects of new sites for trading, settling, and conquering. There has been a swell of critical interest recently in the topics of borders and boundaries in the ancient world, as part of the increased scholarly attention to space over the past few decades. Our conference is interested in spaces beyond borders, and we aim to explore ancient encounters with wilderness, frontiers, and unknown lands.
Possible topics include:
• Visual representations of wilderness and extreme environments
• Representations in ancient texts of the landscape, weather, and human adaptation in unexplored lands
• Narrations and theorizations of journeys undersea, into the sky, or below the earth
Call for Papers
Deadline for Submissions is April 1st 2018
KOINON: The International Journal of Classical Numismatic Studies
A New Annual Journal Published by the Societatis De Tauro Cum Facie Humana
Nicholas J. Molinari, US
Shawn Caza, CA
Alberto Campana, IT
Victor Clark, US
Curtis Clay, US
Phil Davis, US
Tjaart de Beer, CH
Mark Fox, US
József Géza Kiss, HU
David MacDonald, US
Gavin Richardson, US
Martin Rowe, SE
David Sear, US
Andrew Short, CA
Nicola Sisci, IT
Lloyd W. H. Taylor, AU
Joseph Uphoff, US
John Zielinski, US
Papers concerning virtually any topic of ancient coinage are welcome, including papers on non-western coinages. Reviews and short notes are also encouraged, as are translations of important excerpts from antiquarian works. Special preference will be given to papers that are engaging to a fairly wide audience (Art Historians, Classicists, Archaeologists, Historians, etc.).
Call for Papers
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
115th Annual Conference, November 10-12, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association invites proposals for presentations at its 115th annual meeting. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at Chaminade University of Honolulu, HI, November 10-12. The conference’s standing sessions in Classics include panels in Ancient-Modern Relations, Classics (Greek), Classics (Latin), and Classics (Reception). Proposals should be submitted online by May 21, 2017. A full list of session topics, abstract submission guidelines, and the online proposal submission form can be found here.
THE IMPACT OF LEARNING GREEK, HEBREW, AND ‘ORIENTAL’ LANGUAGES ON SCHOLARSHIP, SCIENCE, AND SOCIETY IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE
LECTIO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
13-15 December 2017
UNIVERSITY OF LEUVEN (BELGIUM)
CALL FOR PAPERS
XXVIth International Conference of 2017
The XXVIth International Conference and the VIIIth International Bilingual Summer Seminar on XENOPHON, organized by the OLYMPIC CENTER FOR PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE (OCPC) , will take place in Ancient Olympia and Neochorion -Zacharo, Greece, July 28-31 , 2017 .
The topics of the Conference (A) and the Seminar (B) are:
A. PHILOSOPHY AND THE ARTS WITH AN EMPHASIS
(1) ON A HOLISTIC APPROACH
(2) ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF
N. KAZANTZAKIS AND J.P. ANTON TO PHILOSOPHY AND THE ARTS
B. XENOPHON’S VIEWS ON PHILOSOPHY, THE ARTS AND HOLISM
Ι. The Conference will explore a variety of views on:
• Philosophy and The Arts: Comparative, Evaluative and Holistic Approach
• N. Kazantzakis’s Contribution to Philosophy and the Arts
• J. P. Anton’s Contribution to Philosophy and the Arts
April 30, 2017: Abstract is due (300-500 words)
June 30, 2017: Full Paper is due (2.500 words)
*** In case the abstracts or papers are not acceptable the authors will be promptly informed.
Fidelity of Fides: Authenticity in the Classical World
October 13th-14th, 2017
University of Toronto, Department of Classics
Graduate Student Conference
James Porter (University of California, Berkeley)
Erik Gunderson (University of Toronto)
The North American Workshop in Platonic Philosophy announces a call for abstracts for a 3-day workshop on Plato and Platonism, including ancient, medieval (Latin, Byzantine, Arabic, and Judaic), and modern philosophers working in the Platonic tradition, at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, August 8-10, 2017.
Lloyd Gerson (University of Toronto)
Sarah Klitenic-Wear (Franciscan University)
Please send abstracts of 250-450 words to co-organizers Danielle Layne (email@example.com) and Gary Gabor (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 31; notification by June 8. Accepted participants will be expected to attend all sessions; papers will be made available to participants August 5.
Subsidized low-cost on campus lodging available; financial assistance available. If interested, please contact workshop organizers as early as possible. Workshop fee of $45.
Questions, please contact Gary Gabor (email@example.com).
A corpus and usage-based approach to Ancient Greek:
from the Archaic period until the Koiné
(Riga, University of Latvia, April 12-14, 2018)
Invited speakers (alphabetically):
Klaas Bentein (Ghent University)
Guiseppe Celano (Leipzig University)
James Clackson (University of Cambridge)
José Luis García Ramón (Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, Harvard University)
Chiara Gianollo (University of Bologna)
Dag Haug (University of Oslo)
Geoffrey Horrocks (University of Cambrigde)
Daniel Kölligan (University of Cologne)
Martti Leiwo, Sonja Dahlgren & Marja Vierros (University of Helsinki)
Amalia Moser (University of Athens)
Paul Widmer & Florian Sommer (University of Zürich)
Between nostos and exilium: "home" in on-screen representations of the ancient Mediterranean world and its narratives
An area of multiple panels for the 2017 Film & History Conference:
"Representing Home: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging"
The Hilton, Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI (USA)
November 1-5, 2017
DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2017 (early deadline); July 1, 2017 (general deadline)
Roman Cultural Memory
Sao Paulo, Brazil 7th-9th March 2018
A series of three conferences will explore the impact of the bourgeoning field of memory studies on the study of Latin Literature and Culture.
The first conference at King's College London (Nov. 2016) has focused on cultural memory in the Roman Republic.
The second conference at Paris (June 2017) will look at Augustan cultural memory and the third conference in Sao Paulo (March 2018) will concentrate on cultural memory under the Roman Empire.
We are inviting submissions of abstracts for the third session in Sao Paulo, Brazil (7th - 9th March 2018). Papers will focus on cultural memory under the Roman Empire (i.e. post-Augustan)
For a full description of the project please visit the conference website
confirmed key note speakers:
Bettina Reitz-Joosse (Groningen), James Uden (Boston), Christopher Whitton (Cambridge)
Alain Gowing (University of Washington, Seattle)
Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be send to
by the deadline 31st May 2017.