The University of Cincinnati Department of Classics and College Conservatory of Music (CCM) invite all interested in the ancient world to a special “Classical Conversation” associated with the CCM production of Mary Zimmerman’s METAMORPHOSES. Professor Lauren Ginsberg will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the world of Ovid and the myths that inspired Mary Zimmerman’s play.
The presentation will be at 1:15pm on Saturday Feb. 8th in Mary Emery Hall 3250
. A matinee performance will start at 2pm. To reserve seating, please contact Patti Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org
). It is not necessary to have a ticket to the performance to attend the talk.
For anyone interested in attending, the registration materials and program for the Indiana Classical Conference (February 28th-March 1st) can be found by clicking the links below. Friday’s keynote speaker is William Batstone of The Ohio State University, whose talk is entitled, “Caesar Constructing Caesar.” Saturday’s sessions include a panel on history and culture, a student panel, and a panel on pedagogy. Registration forms are to be submitted by February 14th:
Registration Materials for 2014 ICC
Program for 2014 ICC
Dear OCC Members,
CWRU will be hosting two talks related to Classics in the next month that are free and open to the public.
The first is this Friday, January 17, 6:00-7:30 PM in Clark Hall 206 on the campus of CWRU (“The Baker Nord Center”). The talk is by Angeliki Tzaenetou of the University of Illinois, and is entitled “Euripides’ Hecuba
: A Political Interpretation.” For an abstract and more information, please click here
The second talk is on Wednesday, February 19 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM in Mather House 100 on the campus of CWRU. The talk is by Maddalena Rumor, a graduate student at the Freie Universität Berlin, and is entitled, “From the Tigris to the Tiber: A Case of Babylonian ‘Astro-Medicine’ in Pliny the Elder.” More information can be found here
For anyone interested, the deadline for submissions for the Indiana Classical Conference is Friday, December 20th. More information and the submission form can be found here:
ICC Call for Papers and Submission Form
Congratulations to Mary Jo Behrensmeyer of Mount Vernon High School for being awarded the 2013 A.P.A. Pre-Collegiate Teaching Award. Mary Jo is a past OCC President and the current OCC Secretary-Treasurer. More information regarding her award can be found here: