Ancient Studies Week
October 10-15, 2016
Monday, Oct. 10, 12:00p-12:50p, 132 Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg. Lecture by Dr. James Romm, Bard College, “The Mythology of Ocean,” the river thought to encircle the earth in antiquity. Dr. Romm is an expert how Greeks and Romans imagined the ends of the earth.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:00a-6:00p, near the University Center and the Forum outside the Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg.—Marathon Reading of Vergil’s Aeneid.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00p-5:00p, Gallery of A. O. Kuhn Library: ANCS Week Keynote Lecture by Dr. Josiah Ober, who will lecture on “Democracy, Legitimacy, and Civic Engagement.” Dr. Ober holds the Mitsotakis Chair in Classics and Political Science at Stanford University. A reception will follow the talk.
Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:00p-9:00p, 132 Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg.: concert reading of Aristophanes’ Knights. Contact Dr. Rosenbloom (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in reading.
Friday, Oct. 14, 12:00p-12:50p 234 Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg.: "Scribe School 2: Secrets of the Mycenae." Contact Riley (email@example.com) to register.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00p-5:30p, 7th Floor A. O. Kuhn Library, ANCS Reunion Celebration of the UMBC’s 50th Anniversary. Come see emeriti Professors Sherwin, Freyman, and Koehler as well as the current faculty and generations of ANCS alumni. Featured speaker is Dr. Joe Howley, 2005 ANCS graduate and Assistant Professor at Columbia University. The cost is $30 per person. Currently enrolled majors and minors can attend free of charge. Contact Domonique Pitts to register (firstname.lastname@example.org). Because the event is being catered, registration is required for attendance.