Tuesday, October 15, 2013 — Professor A. J. Woodman, Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia, will give a public lecture on "Tacitus and Germanicus: Monuments and Models." Newcomb Hall Room 122 at 4:30 pm. This talk is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — Professor John Camp, Niarchos Professor of Classics at Randolph-Macon College and Director of the Athenian Agora Excavations, will give a public lecture on "Greece in 1805: The Travels and Drawings of Dodwell and Pomardi" In 1805, Edward Dodwell, and Anglo-Irish classical scholar, and Simone Pomardi, an Italian artist, spent fifteen moths traveling together, doing 1,000 drawings of the ruins and landscapes of Greece. The drawinfs, kept safe by Dodwell's descendants, are in excellent condition, and the collection creates a vivid picture of the people, countryside, and antiquities of Greece at a time when it was still part of the Ottoman empire.
Leyburn Library, Northen Auditorium, 4:30 pm. This talk is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 — Professor Jonathan Edmondson, York University, Ontario, Canada, will speak on "The emperor Commodus in the arena: power and myth in Imperial Rome." 7 pm in Stackhouse Theater
The Classics Department of the University of Virginia Lecture schedule.