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To see past events and lectures held, visit our Past Events page.

If you have questions about our events, please contact Heidi McAllister.

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Upcoming Events

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2013 - 2014 Lectures and Presentations


"No Other Odysseus Will Ever Return: Clinical, Mythical, and Personal Odysseys"

Spring 2014 Martin Weiner Lecture by Professor Joel Christensen
Thursday, March 13, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lown 2


"Roman Wisdom: Vegetius and his Influence on Medieval Military Strategy"

Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Program in the History of Ideas
by Associate Professor Ilana Krug
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mandel G03

Pride and Prejudice: Difference and Distinction in the Ancient 

A Graduate Student Conference: Brandeis University, Ancient Greek & Roman Studies
Saturday April 5, 2014
3-6 PM, Location: Lown 2


Spring 2014 Classical Studies Film Series


January 30

7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
300 directed by Zack Snyder
Location:  Mandel G10
February 13
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Mighty Aphrodite directed by Woody Allen
Location:  Mandel G10
February 27
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Black Orpheus directed by Marcel Camus
Location:  Mandel G10
March 13
7:30p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
O Brother Where Art Thou? directed by Joel Coen
Location:  Mandel G10
March 27
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Hercules directed by John Musker
Location: Mandel G10

2014 Meet the Majors Event

Spring 2014

Meet The Majors

Interested in Classical Studies? Come meet our faculty and students who will answer all your questions about Ancient Greece and Rome—their histories, languages, arts & literatures—and how to major or minor in Classics.

March 19th, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mandel Center for the Humanities, 2nd Floor Foyer
*Refreshments  provided

Photo Credits: [left] Medea Escapes in Serpent Chariot, marble sarcophagus, Roman, mid-second century CE, now housed in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin (Photo Credit: Barbara McManus, 1992), courtesy of the VRoma Project; [Middle] Antinous, marble bust, from Villa Hadriana, now exhibited as Inv. No. 251, Sala Rotonda, Pio-Clementino Museum, The Vatican (Photo Credit: Jastrow); [right] Girl pouring perfume into a vial, wall painting, Villa Farnesina, 1st century B.C.E., now at the Terme Museum, Rome (Photographic Credit: Barbara McManus, 1979), courtesy of the VRoma Project.