Winter Schedule 2018

Rhetoric & Poetics Winter Schedule, 2018

January 11 –– Stephen Kidd (Robert Gale Noyes Assistant Professor of Classics, Brown University), “Play and Aesthetics in Ancient Greece”

January 25 –– Amber Ace (PhD Student in Classics, UChicago), “How (not) to not fear death: the ulterior motives of Epicurean arguments against the fear of death”

February 8 –– Rosalie Stoner, (PhD Student in Classics, UChicago), “Cicero, Critic and Teacher: An Analysis of Teaching in the Orator”

February 22 ––  Jenna Sarchio, (PhD Student in Classics, UChicago), TBD

All meetings will take place on Thursday at 3:30pm in Classics 21 and will be followed by a reception.

The Rhetoric & Poetics Workshop Presents:
“Horace’s reading of Virgil 
and political history in Odes 4″
Konrad Weeda
PhD Student,
Classics and Social Thought
UChicago

Thursday, November 30 at 3:30pm
Classics 21
A light reception will follow.

The Rhetoric & Poetics Workshop Presents:
 
“An incurable misanthrope? 
Biography as reading in the case of Heraclitus”
Luke Parker
PhD Student, 
Classics and Social Thought
UChicago
 

 
Thursday, November 16 at 3:30pm
Classics 21
 
A light reception will follow. 
 

The Rhetoric & Poetics Workshop Presents:
 
““Boethius’ Amor Naturalis
The Cosmic Rule of Elemental Love.”
David Orsbon
PhD Student, 
Comparative Literature and Classics
UChicago
 
Tuesday, October 31* at 3:30pm
Classics 21
 
A light reception will follow. 
 
*Please note that this talk with take place on a Tuesday
 instead of our ordinary Thursday meeting time!

Fall 2017 Schedule

October 5, 3:30 pm
Tobias Myers (Classics, Connecticut College)
“Evoking the Eternal in Iliadic Warfare”

 

October 19, 3:30 PM
Michèle Lowrie (Classics, UChicago)
“Figures of Discord and the Roman Addressee in Horace, Odes 3.6”

 

October 31, 3:30 pm
David Orsbon (Comparative Literature and Classics, UChicago)
“Boethius’ Amor Naturalis:
The Cosmic Rule of Elemental Love”
N.B. This talk will take place on a Tuesday.

 

November 16, 3:30 pm
Luke Parker (Classics and Social Thought, UChicago)
“An incurable misanthrope?
Biography as reading in the case of Heraclitus”

 

November 30, 3:30 pm
Konrad Weeda (Classics and Social Thought, UChicago)
“Horace’s reading of Virgil and political history in Odes 4″

 

All meetings will take place in Classics 21 and will be followed by a reception.