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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 […]

Congratulations to Philip Harland on his new book, Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean: Rethinking Material Conditions in the Landscape of Jews and Christians

Congratulations to Philip Harland on his new book, Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean: Rethinking Material Conditions in the Landscape of Jews and Christians

Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean: Rethinking Material Conditions in the Landscape of Jews and Christians Philip A. Harland and Richard Last consider the economics of early Christian group life within its social, cultural and economic contexts, by drawing on extensive epigraphic and archaeological evidence. In exploring the informal associations, immigrant groups, and guilds that […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Congratulations to Melodi Armond, Winner of the Inaugural Classical Association of Canada Mosaic Award

ANNOUNCEMENT: Congratulations to Melodi Armond, Winner of the Inaugural Classical Association of Canada Mosaic Award

Congratulations to Melodi Armond, who is a third-year Double Major in Psychology and Classical Studies, and has won the MOSAIC AWARD from the Classical Association of Canada/Société Canadienne des Études Classiques in its inaugural year. The Association´s MOSAIC award seeks to encourage and support students from historically underrepresented groups in Canada, such as visible minorities […]

ROM Symposium "Caesar´s Palace: Inside the Court of Imperial Rome" - 1 March 2020

ROM Symposium "Caesar´s Palace: Inside the Court of Imperial Rome" - 1 March 2020

Caesar´s Palace: Inside the Court of Imperial Rome - Royal Ontario Museum, Eaton Theatre, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Sunday 1 March, some York Classical Studies colleagues will feature amongst the speakers in a one-day symposium entitled ‘Caesar´s Palace: Inside the Court of Early Imperial Rome’. The event is part of the ROM Connects […]