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May 7 2014 | Stanford Report
Classicists around the world have been busy puzzling over and talking about fragments from two new poems of the 6th-century BCE poet Sappho of Lesbos ever since Oxford papyrologist Dirk Obbink shared a preliminary version of the forthcoming first edition. The UC Berkeley and Stanford Classics...
Student theater troupe re-imagines and re-translates the family farce in Plautus' "Casina", setting it in the Gilded Age of San Francsicso where a montley crew of characters pokes fun at social institutions.    
Apr 22 2014
Adrienne Mayor's Lecture on her forthcoming book "The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World (Princeton University Press, 2014) on May 8, 2014 at The Art Institute of Chicago.   For more info go to The Art Institute of Chicago.
Apr 21 2014
The 43rd Sivert O. and Marjorie Allen Skotheim Lecture in History by Christopher B. Krebs, Associate Professor of Classics, Stanford University. April 24, 2014 7pm in Maxey Auditorium at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA Reception to follow
 April 14: In the Atlantic this week, read the article published by Prof. Ian Morris on the Slaughter Bench of History: How war created civilization over the past 10,000 years - and threatens to destroy it in the next 40. April 15: KQED Forum interview with Michael Krasny - How Conflict Drives...