Fall 2020 Speaker Series

Classical Studies Speaker Series - Fall 2020

The Department of Classical Studies presented several talks in the fall of 2020, part of a series called: "Classics at Work, Classics in the World.” Speakers shared their approaches to the translation and popular adaptation of classical texts, as well as perspectives on the global reception of Classical Studies. 


Wednesday, September 9 at Noon

The Trasimeno Archaeological Project: Uncovering a Roman Villa in Central Italy

Wellesley alumna Rebecca Schindler (’91), guided us into the working world of an archaeological excavation and the process of reconstructing history from direct archaeological evidence.

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Tuesday, October 6th at Noon

Translating Ovid in the Age of #MeToo

Stephanie McCarter |Professor of Classical Languages, Sewanee, The University of the South

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Wednesday, October 28th at Noon

Talking Back to Myth

Madeline Miller, Classicist and author of Circe and The Song of Achilles

Wednesday, November 11 at Noon

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Wednesday, November 11 at Noon

Amy Koenig | The Thesaurus linguae Latinae: Lexicography Past and Future 

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Wednesday, December 2 at 3pm

Phiroze Vasunia | Professor, Greek and Latin, University College London

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Contact: Contact gpathak@wellesley.edu for zoom link.