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2023-24 Speaker Series

Each year the Department of Classical Studies brings noteworthy speakers and scholars to Richmond to present lectures or seminars. These events are free and open to the public. Students always benefit from gaining new perspectives and from interacting with these scholars.

Fall 2023

The Principles of Anatolian Poetry
Presented by: Anthony Yates, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages
and Cultures and Indo-European Studies
University of California, Los Angeles
Thursday, October 19, 4:30 pm
Jepson 109

13th Annual Stuart L. Wheeler Gallery of the Ancient World Lecture
When Women Ruled the World
Presented by: Dr. Kathlyn Cooney, Professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture and Egytologist

Spring 2024

Coming soon!

Archaeological Institutes of America

Monumentality in early Etruria: recent discoveries at Poggio Civitate
Presented by: Kate Kreindler, Assistant Professor, Roman Art and Archaeology
University of Virginia 
Thursday, February 8, 6 pm
Jepson 118

From the City of Victory to the Foothills of the Himalayas: An Archaeologist in India
Presented by: Bernard Means, Associate Professor, World Studies and Virtual Curation Lab
Virginia Commonwealth University
Thursday, March 21, 6 pm
Jepson 118

Sacred Spectating in Late Antique Egypt: Monastic Painting as Spiritual Experience
Presented by: Agnieszka Szymanska, Assistant Professor of Art History
University of Richmond
Thursday, April 11, 6 pm
Jepson 118