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Monday, July 11 through Saturday, July 16, 2022

This year, the CANE Summer Institute will run simultaneously in two modes: in person at Brown University and virtually via CANE Zoom

  • Mini-courses will be offered separately for in-person and virtual participants
  • Professional development workshops and Greek & Latin reading groups will be shared by all participants
  • Lectures will be free and open to the public, both in person and via livestream on Zoom

Sponsored by: Classical Association of New England, Brown University Department of Classics, and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Register online by clicking here

See the full program and learn about the mini-courses

Regular registration runs through June 1
Late registrations accepted through June 15

Maiores a(n)d Posteriores: imagining “classical antiquity” into the future

  • How did a regard for ancestors shape ancient Mediterranean cultures and societies? What roles did ideas about descendants and the future play in their worldviews?
  • How have participants in the classical tradition, from various positions, conceptualized this antiquity as ancestral, etiological, causal—and to what ends?
  • What have been the consequences of people viewing themselves or others as heirs to “classical antiquity”?
  • What do you foresee “classical antiquity” meaning to people in the future, as we look forward? How might we shape this concept, for our posteriores?