Aug 01, 2014

2009 Holiday Luncheon

May 26, 2014

The Classics faculty, staff, graduate students, and friends of the Department gathered again this year to celebrate the holiday season and the end of another successful fall term. Our annual Holiday Luncheon is an opportunity to visit with friends and colleagues and enjoy thei...

2009 News and Events Archive

May 12, 2014

2009 News and Events Sharing the season's best at the 2009 Holiday Luncheon   Dr. Mark Lawall (University of Manitoba) – So there are Prices and Markets, So What? Archaeological Efforts to Adv...

Convocation 2009

May 26, 2014

Congratulations go to all of our graduates leaving with a minor or major in Classical Studies.  Well done!  Our best wishes to each of you with your future studies and occupations.  We look forward to you keeping in touch with us. And our warmest congratulati...

Dedicated benefactor of the Department of Classics invested with the Order of Canada

May 26, 2014

Their Excellencies, the Right Hon. Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada and Mr. Jean-Daniel Lafond with Mr. Ian Vorres, President of the Vorres Museum right after the ceremony in which he was invested with the Order of Canada. (October 28, 2009) Photo of the m...

Dr. Daryn Lehoux interviewed on the Antikythera Mechanism

May 26, 2014

Dr. Daryn Lehoux was interviewed a featured guest of Bob McDonald on Quirks and Quarks on CBC (Radio One) and interviewed about the Antikythera Mechanism, a fascinating and complex piece of ancient technology discovered a century ago in the wreckage of a 2000-year-old ship.&nb...

Dr. R. Drew Griffith speaks at the NAC

May 26, 2014

Drew Griffith was an invited guest speaker recently of the National Arts Centre (English Theatre) in Ottawa, participating in an evening exploring the roots of Western Theatre through a performance of readings and songs (entitled The Ark: The Theatre of Anc...

Recent DSC Meet & Greets Enjoyed by Faculty and Students

May 26, 2014

Two most enjoyable Meet-Your-Profs were organized recently by the Classics DSC and were attended by undergraduate, graduate students and faculty. Many thanks to Craig Harvey, our DSC Chair, and his team of wonderful DSC reps for these engaging and enjoyable events. ...

The Annual Smethurst Tree Watering Ceremony

Aug 18, 2009

Due to the rainy weather, this year's annual Smethurst tree watering was held indoors in the beautiful Classics lounge in Watson Hall. The Smethurst tree watering is an annual departmental gathering to recognize Eric and Viola Smethurst and the contributions to the department ...