Past Faculty Talks 2009-2010

Past Faculty Talks

2010

September 1: John Cherry, "Still Not Digging Much," as part of Archaeological Dialogues panel "Why Excavate?" at the European Association of Archaeologists meeting, The Hague, Netherlands.

September 24: Susan Alcock, "CE Putting Petra in a Landscape Mode: The Brown University Petra Archaeology Project, 2010" presented at the William J. Battle Lecture, Department of Classics, University of Texas, Austin.

October 13: Joseph Pucci, "Ambiguity in the Personal Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus." Harvard Medieval Seminar, Barker Center, Harvard University.

October 21: Jay Reed, "Albinovanus Pedo and the End of the World." University Seminar in Classical Civilization at Columbia University.

November 6: Stratis Papaioannou, "The Byzantine Reception of Psellos' Letters." Byzantine Workshop, Oxford University.

November 9: Johanna Hanink, "Plutarch as a Source for the Athenian Theater," Yale-Brown Meeting at Yale University.

February 10: Deborah Boedeker, "Sappho Old and New." Nicholson Museum in Sydney, Australia.

March: Pura Nieto, Classics Department, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

March 5-6: Stratis Papaioannou, Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Studies Colloquium, "The Boundaries of Byzantine Friendship."

April 14: Peter Scharf, "Preserving knowledge through media transitions: ushering the heritage of India into the digital age," Pattern Theory Seminar Series, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

April 28: David Konstan, Annual Lecture ("Telegoneia series"). Open University of Cyprus (Nicosia).

May: Mary Louise Gill, four seminars on "Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue." Paris-1 Pantheon-Sorbonne.

July 8-9: Joseph Pucci, "Ambiguity and the Gift of Friendship in the Personal Poems of Venantius Fortunatus," at a conference entitled, "Reception and the Gift of Beauty in the Western Tradition," to be held at the Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition, University of Bristol, UK.

 

2009

October 2: John Bodel, "Pushing Up Daisies: Cultivation and Cult in the Roman Tomb Garden." Keynote address for "Aere perennius: Memory and Posterity in Antiquity." Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

October 5: David Konstan, "Lucretius and the Epicurean Attitude toward Grief." University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

November 5-7: Deborah Boedeker, "Shady Pasts in Early Greek Lyric " Leventis Conference, "History without Historians: Greeks and their Past in the Archaic and Classical Age," University of Edinburgh.

November 11: Peter Scharf, “Preserving Knowledge Through Media Transitions: Ushering the Heritage of India into the Digital Age.“ Brown Faculty Year of India Presentations series, Anthropology Department, 128 Hope Street, Providence, Rhode Island.

November 12: Stratis Papaioannou, “The Rhetorical Aesthetics of Poikilia.” Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Studies Colloquium: “Light, Surface, Spirit: Phenomenology and Aesthetics in Byzantine Art