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Congratulations Christopher Bauer and Elaine Slonim

Congratulations Christopher Bauer and Elaine Slonim

Congratulations to Christopher Bauer and Elaine Slonim for winning the LA&PS Writing Prize at both the third- and fourth-year level!  At the third-year level, Christopher Bauer won for his essay "When Myth Meets the Moment: How the Ancient Greek Tragedians Constructed the Age of Heroes to Explore Their Contemporary Society". And Elaine Slonim won at the […]

York University's Programme in Classical Studies Presents: Lysistrata

York University's Programme in Classical Studies Presents: Lysistrata

Theatre Auditions York University’s Programme in Classical Studies presents Lysistrata, A Greek comedy by Aristophanes Interested students should attend ONE of the following audition dates: Monday, October 17th: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM McLaughlin Junior College Room (MC 014) Tuesday, October 18th: 2 PM - 4 PM McLaughlin Junior College Room (MC 014) OPEN TO […]

"Walking the Marathon" Lecture with Matthew Sears, Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4:30

"Walking the Marathon" Lecture with Matthew Sears, Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4:30

The road to Marathon, the 42 kilometers between the center of Athens and the site of the battle of 490 BCE against an expedition of the Persian Empire, was the course taken by the first modern marathon race in 1896, and continues as the route of the Athens Classic Marathon each fall. In antiquity, too, […]

York University Programme in Classical Studies Presents: (Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium

York University Programme in Classical Studies Presents: (Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium

Classical Studies was first offered at York as a degree programme in the 1971–2 academic year. Normally, we would have celebrated our fiftieth anniversary in 2021. But these have not been normal times. We therefore invite all emeriti, faculty, students, and alumni to our… (Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium Thursday, 5 May, 10.30–4.00 History Common […]

Hugh Parry Obituary

Hugh Parry Obituary

Hugh Parry (1934-2022) Hugh Parry was an authority on ancient Greek literature and magic, and a foundational figure in the Division of Humanities and the Programme in Classical Studies at York University. One of the first faculty members to be appointed in Humanities, he played a role in establishing the University’s General Education curriculum, its […]

Halloween Lecture Event Oct 22 2020

Halloween Lecture Event Oct 22 2020

The Concordia Classics Student Association invites students to attend our online Halloween lecture:   Est insolitum quaerere taliter: A Momentous Witchcraft Investigation, presented by guest speaker Dr. Christopher S. Mackay.   This event will be hosted live on Zoom. All university students are welcome, no matter which school you attend. Please see the attached flyer and […]

Harry C. Maynard Scholarship for Latin students

Harry C. Maynard Scholarship for Latin students

The Harry C. Maynard scholarships for high school and university level Latin students will be moving forward this year with a due date of November 1st. This year, there are two categories of awards, neither of which requires travel to Classical sites: undergraduate university students who have Latin, ancient Greek or Classics as their major, […]

Congratulations to Michael W. Herren for a new edition

Congratulations to Michael W. Herren for a new edition

Michael W. Herren, ed., adiuvante Andrew Dunning, Iohannis Scotti Eriugenae Carmina, Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Medievalis 167, Turnhout: Bepols. 2020. This volume offers corrections to the previous edition of the same title, published by the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, 1993. The apparatus fontium has been considerably expanded. The introduction updates the intervening 27 years of […]

Congratulations to Jonathan Edmondson on his new book, Nueva Epigrafía Funeraria de Augusta Emerita (NEFAE): Tituli sepulcrales urbanos (ss. I-VII) y su contexto arqueológico

Congratulations to Jonathan Edmondson on his new book, Nueva Epigrafía Funeraria de Augusta Emerita (NEFAE): Tituli sepulcrales urbanos (ss. I-VII) y su contexto arqueológico

Luis Ángel Hidalgo Martín, Jonathan Edmondson, Juana Márquez Pérez, José Luis Ramírez Sádaba (2020) Nueva Epigrafía Funeraria de Augusta Emerita (NEFAE): Tituli sepulcrales urbanos (ss. I-VII) y su contexto arqueológico (Memoria: Monografías Arqueológicas de Mérida, 1). Mérida: Consorcio de la Ciudad Monumental de Mérida / Diputación Provincial de Badajoz. lxiii + 569 pp. NEFAE publishes […]