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Previous Events

Spring 2007

Friday, February 23, 2007

“On the Nature and Origin of the Orthos Logos in Aristotle’s Ethics”
Dorothea Frede, University of California, Berkeley
Sponsored by the Program in Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Sciences
2:00 PM, Cathedral of Learning 208A

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

“Reconstructing Rural Lydian Life in Western Anatolia”
Christopher H. Roosevelt, Boston University
Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society
4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 244B

Friday, April 13, 2007

“Aristotle on Intentionality”
Victor Caston, University of Michigan
Co-Sponsored by the Program in Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Sciences
3:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 817R

Fall 2006

Friday, October 6, 2006

"Ovid Night"
7:00 PM, Cathedral of Learning Babcock Room

Friday, October 20, 2006

"Spontaneity as a Cause in the Ancient Atomists, Their Predecessors, and Their Critics"
Monte Ransome Johnson, University of California, San Diego
Sponsored by the Program in Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science
3:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 206

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

"The Search for the Battle of Actium"
William Murray, AIA Norton Lecturer, University of South Florida
Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society
4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning 321

Monday, October 30, 2006

"How Penelope Looks: Textual Problems in Odyssey 23.94-95"
Edwin Floyd, Department of Classics
Sponsored by the Department of Classics
4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning 324

Monday, November 20, 2006

"Recent Research in the Roman Presence in Southern Portugal (Algarve)"
Catarina Viegas, Centro de Arqueologia da Facultade de Letras, University of Lisbon
Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society
4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 363

Friday, December 8, 2006

"The Spell of Protagoras: Truth and Politics in V-VIth Century Greece"
Giovanni Giorgini, University of Bologna, Italy
Sponsored by the Program in Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science
3:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 817R

Spring 2006

Monday, February 13, 2006

Law and Society in the Quin State and Empire
Robin Yates, McGill University
Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society
12:00 PM, 3703 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Prometheus Unbound: Geographies of Transgression and Archaeologies of Authority in the South Caucasus
Adam T. Smith, University of Chicago
Co-sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society
7:30 PM, 221 Cathedral of Learning

Friday, March 24, 2006

Satyrs, Romance, and the Ends of Oresteia
Mark Griffith, University of California at Berkeley
4:00 PM, 235 Cathedral of Learning

Monday, March 27, 2006

Every Exit is an Entrance: A Praise of Sleep.
Anne Carson, University of Michigan
Co-sponsored by the English Department
3:30 PM, 501 Cathedral of Learning,
8:00 PM Public Reading, Fricks Fine Art Auditorium

Friday, March 31, 2006

Aristotle on the Grand End of the Happy Life
Gabriel Richardson Lear, University of Chicago
Co-sponsored by the Program in Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science
3:30 PM, 244A Cathedral of Learning

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Sacred Symbols and Martyrs at Tell Tuneinir, Syria
Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College
4:00 PM, 358 Cathedral of Learning Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society

Friday, April 7, 2006

Lucretius' New World Order: Making a Pact with Nature
Elizabeth Asmis, University of Chicago
4:00 PM, French Nationality Room, 149 Cathedral of Learning

Friday, April 14, 2006

Pride and Dishonor: the Ethical Implications of Aristotle,
Posterior Analytics 97b15-25
Helen Cullyer, Department of Classics
4:00 PM, 244A Cathedral of Learning

Friday, April 21, 2006

Why Did the Greeks Think that They Spoke Greek: Names, Writing, and Language in the Mycenaean Bronze Age
Anna Morpurgo Davies, Oxford University
4:00 PM, 244A Cathedral of Learning