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Spring 2020

Monday, February 10, 7:00 PM  Brook Holmes, Princeton University, “The Time of Achilles: on Cy Twombly’s “Fifty Days at Ilium” (1978)
Co-Sponsored by the City Seminar in Classical Reception, CUNY Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, and the Departments of Classics at Fordham University and the CUNY Graduate Center
Fordham Lincoln Center Campus

Tuesday, February 11, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
MA Open House, Dining Commons, 8th floor, CUNY The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue.
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Friday, March 6, Room 3309, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Lawrence Kim Trinity University, “Style, Periodization and Literary History: Pliny, Tacitus, Dio, and Plutarch,” co-sponsored by the Department of History.
 CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue
Reception to follow in Room 3114

Friday, March 20, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
13th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Honor and Shame in Classical Antiquity
CUNY Graduate Center, Skylight Room. CANCELLED

Friday, April 3, Room 3309, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
 Joel Lidov, Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center Emeritus. CANCELLED
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue 
Reception to follow in Room 3114

Fall 2019

August 23, Room 3114, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Welcome back! Introduction of new students, and reception honoring Noah Davies-Mason, recipient of the Lane Cooper Fellowship

September 27, Room 3309, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Michael Mandiberg presents CUNY’s Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program, followed by student papers: Toby Moody, Federico di Pascua, Roberto Bongiovanni papers
Subsequent reception in Room 3114

October 4, Room 3309, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Athena Kirk, Cornell University, on Homer: "Inventory, Infinity, and Identity in the Odyssey"
Reception to follow in Room 3114

October 10-12
Meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States, Silver Spring, MD

October 18, Room 5114 (History Lounge), 5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Wine and Munchies Round Table on Research in Ancient History with the departmental ancient historians (audience participation strongly encouraged) on "Historians as Readers of Ancient Arts and Literature"
How do ancient historians incorporate the visual and literary arts into their work?  How can an integration of history with the arts make a candidate stronger on the job market?
Pizza to follow!
October 25, Room 9207, 5:30 PM
Anastasia Bakogianni, “Shades of Ajax:  In Search of the Ancient Greek Tragic Hero in Modern War Movie”
Reception to follow in Room 4108

November 8,  Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, NY 10065, 8th floor Faculty / Staff Dining Room, Hunter West Building, 68th St. and Lexington Ave.
Adelaide Hahn Lecture by Emily Greenwood, Yale University
Pre-Lecture Reception: 5:30-6:00 pm Lecture: 6:00-7:00 pm “Verso Poetics: Black Women Poets and Classics”
Post-Lecture Reception: 7:00-7:30 pm
November 15, Room 3309, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Recruitment Event. Come meet with students and faculty to learn more about the M.A and PhD in Classics.
Speakers: Professor Jennifer Roberts, Acting Executive Officer, Classics, CUNY, Jamie Banks, CUNY, Noah Davies-Mason, CUNY, Federico DiPasqua, CUNY, Mary Jean McNamara, CUNY, Jared Simard, NYU (PhD CUNY 2016)
Reception to follow in Room 3114

November 22, Room 3309, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM 
Jeffrey Rusten, Cornell University, “Extracting history from myth: Thucydides on the Trojan War”
Reception to follow in Room 3114

December 5, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM, Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library
Fromchuck Lecture
Prof. Campbell Grey (University of Pennsylvania)
‘Experiencing Risk in the Late Roman Empire’

December 13, Room 3309, 5:00 PM
Test run of papers to be presented at SCS/AIA:  Emyr Dakin, MJ McNamara
Reception to follow in Room 3114