Classical & Medieval Studies Archives


April 4, 2022 2:35 pm

2017-18.  Borderlands lecture series, organized by Hamish Cameron.

*Colleen Ho, University of Maryland, “Greatest Hits of Mongol History,” October  12. *Colleen Ho also delivered “The Unintended Legacy of…


April 4, 2022 2:34 pm

Bates hosted the fall 2017 (October) meeting of the Maine Classicists.  

Laurie O’Higgins gave a paper on the “Odyssey’s Unfaithful maidservants or Why does the Odyssey hate them so much?”


May 22, 2019 4:15 pm

At the Gates of the Subura: Martial and Street Culture

The Classical and Medieval Studies Program invited the Bates community to a presentation by Grace, Gilles, Ph.D from the University…


May 13, 2019 4:15 pm

Diagram as Exhortation to Philosophy: Aristotle’s Wondrous Cuttlefish

Johannes (Hans) Wietzke, from Carleton College, MN, spoke to the Bates community on May 13, 2019 on “Diagram as Exhortation…


May 8, 2019 4:15 pm

The Site of Libarna and Roman Colonal Strategie

On May 8, 2019, Hannah Friedman, Assistant Professor of Roman Archaeology at Texas Tech University, spoke on “The Site of…


March 23, 2019 4:15 pm

Digital Glossary of Greek Birds: A Discovery and Outreach Tool

Classical and Medieval Studies and Digital and Computational Studies invited the community to a talk on “The Digital Glossary of…


March 21, 2019 4:30 pm

The Medieval Presence in Modern Identities – Symposium in Medieval Studies

“The Medieval Presence in Modern Identities” March 21, 2019 at 4:30pm ~ Pettengill G65 > Dr. Jennifer Lorden, Grinnell College…


March 11, 2019 4:15 pm

Strong Opinions, Weakly Held: The Digital Reinvention of a Medievalist

In Pettengill 65, Dr. Robert Sanderson, a semantic architect, spoke on “Strong Opinions, Weakly Held: The Digital Reinvention of a…


September 22, 2018 4:23 pm

The Greek Bold Leaves and the ‘Bafflement Beyond’

On September 20, 2018 in Pettengill G65, Professor Rebecca Sinos from Amherst College spoke on “The Greek Bold Leaves &…


September 17, 2018 8:31 am


September 29, 2018, Saturday 220/221 Commons at Bates College THE INS AND OUTS OF ATHENS AND ROME Hamish Cameron/moderator 9:00…