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Semester 2, 2016

All Friday seminars held in room 201, Michie Building (9), unless indicated otherwise. Each seminar is normally followed by a wine-and-cheese reception ($2 coin donation suggested). Enquiries may be made to Associate Professor Tom Stevenson.

Date Time Title Presenter
Friday, 22 July 3.30pm
(held in E356, Forgan Smith Building (1))
Professor Nancy Worman (Barnard)
RD Milns Visiting Professor for 2016
Friday, 29 July 3.30pm
(held in E356, Forgan Smith Building (1))
Professor Nancy Worman (Barnard)
RD Milns Visiting Professor for 2016
Friday, 5 August 3.30pm New Approaches to Geographical History: Sicily and Landscape in the Classical World
Dustin McKenzie
(Confirmation seminar)
4.00pm Mapping the Uncharted Waters of Ptolemaic Maritime Religion and Naval History
Carlos Robinson
(Confirmation seminar)
Friday, 12 August 3.30pm How Eugen Sandow Brought the Classically Muscular Body to Life
Sonny Ali
(Confirmation seminar)
4.00pm Casting a Long Shadow: Seleukos Nikator in India
John McTavish
(Confirmation seminar)
Friday, 19 August 3.30pm Pitying Oedipus
Dr Patrick Finglass (Nottingham)
Leverhulme Fellow
Friday, 26 August 3.30pm The Emperor Julian’s Religious Policies in Context – Traditionalist or Innovator?
Nicola Holm
(Thesis review seminar)
4.00pm Deification in the Late Republic
Tim Hamlyn
(Thesis review seminar)
Thursday, 1 September
QFAAIA Public Lecture
5.00pm
(held in 212, Sir Llew Edwards Building (14))
Professor Katja Sporn
(German Archaeological Institute at Athens)
AAIA Visiting Professor 2016
Friday, 2 September 3.30pm Sanctuaries and Cults in Ancient Phokis
Professor Katja Sporn
(German Archaeological Institute at Athens)
AAIA Visiting Professor 2016
Friday, 9 September 3.30pm Domitian’s German and Dacian Wars on Provincial Coinage

Dr Caillan Davenport and Charlotte Mann (UQ)

Friday, 16 September 3.30pm Preservation and Safety: Where did Cicero really Stand on the Office of Dictator?
Gerardine Hoogland
(Confirmation seminar)
4.00pm Society and the 'Epigraphic Habit' in Roman Olisipo
Susan Edmondson
(Mid-candidature review seminar)
Friday, 23 September 3.30pm Scipio Africanus: A Roman Alexander?
Stephanie Golding
(Mid-candidature review seminar)
4.00pm The Cow Jumped Over the Nile: Representations of Io as the Egyptian Goddess Isis
Amy van der Boor
(Thesis review seminar)
Friday, 7 October 3.30pm Gods on the Comic Stage: Aristophanes’ Peace
Rachel Dowe
(Thesis review seminar)
4.00pm The Herodes Atticus Affair Dr Jennifer Manley (UQ)
Friday, 21 October 3.30pm Tyrants and Tyrannicides in Roman Declamation
John Hajek
(Thesis review seminar)
4.00pm Venus 'Genetrix': the Power of Ancestry in the Rise of Caesar
Catherine Smallcombe
(Thesis review seminar)

Friday, 28 October

6.00pm
Interns Exhibition
(held in RD Milns Antiquities Museum, Level 2, Michie Building (9))
 

 


Semester 1, 2016

All Friday seminars held in room E356, Forgan Smith Building (1), unless indicated otherwise. Each seminar is normally followed by a wine-and-cheese reception ($2 coin donation suggested). Enquiries may be made to Associate Professor Tom Stevenson.

All Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series seminars held in room E302, Forgan Smith Building (1), unless indicated otherwise. Suggested cost for Sunday Series seminars, $10 (includes afternoon tea).
 
Date Time Title Presenter
Sunday, 6 March
Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series
2.00pm
A Lost Roman Town: Ammaia in Portugal
Susan Edmondson
(UQ)
2.30pm
Reconstructing Society in a Prehistorical Bronze Age Settlement in Cyprus
Dr Andrew Sneddon
(UQ)
Friday, 11 March 3.30pm The Corinthian War (395/4-387/6 BC): Ships, Walls and Money
Annabel Florence
(Mid-candidature review)
4.00pm Diocletian and the First Tetrarchy (AD 293-305): Romanitas and Religion
Nicola Holm
(Mid-candidature review)

Wednesday, 16 March

6.00pm
(Joint Seminar with Princeton)
(held at UQ Art Museum)
A roundtable discussion - moderated by Alastair Blanshard
Friday, 18 March 3.30pm "Isis is a Greek name": Reinventing the Cultural Origins of Isis and Osiris from Diodorus Siculus to Plutarch
Amy van der Boor
(Mid-candidature review)
Friday, 1 April 3.30-5.00pm Wronging Sempronia: An Act of Bastardy and the Rumour Mills of the Gracchan Era
Dr J. Lea Beness
(Macquarie University)
Sunday, 3 April
Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series
2.00pm Festinans Lente: The Role of Time in the “Augustan Achievement”
Associate Professor Tom Hillard
(Macquarie University)
Friday, 8 April 3.30pm "Here there be Dragons": The Origins of the Medieval Dragon-slaying Legend in Greek Mythology
Elicia Penman
(Mid-candidature review)
4.00pm Gods on the Comic Stage: Aristophanes' Wealth
Rachel Dowe
(Mid-candidature review)

Wednesday, 13 April

TBA
A Celebration of Medicine Ancient and Modern
(held at Customs House)
Launch of the 80th Anniversary Celebrations of the UQ Medical School, featuring the Roman Medical Kit recently acquired by the RD Milns Antiquities Museum - details to come
Friday, 15 April 3.30pm Each Man Kills the Thing he Loves - Cassandra takes Aim at the Greeks
Charles Pry
(Mid-candidature review)

Saturday, 16 April

9.00am-4.30pm
(registration open from 8.00am)
(held in room 212, Sir Llew Edwards Building)
Honorary Professor Trevor Bryce
Emeritus Professor Bob Milns
Professor Alastair Blanshard
Dr Brad McCall
Dr Janette McWilliam
Ms Pamela Rushby
Friday, 22 April 3.30-5.00pm In Search of the Bush Elephant in Antiquity
Associate Professor Michael Charles
(Southern Cross University)
Friday, 29 April 3.30-5.00pm Graduate Study in the USA
Dr Amelia Brown
(UQ)
Sunday, 1 May
Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series
2.00pm Megalithic Monuments of the Orkney Islands Jack Taylor
2.30pm When is a Tyrant not a Tyrant? Mary Stocks' Hail, Nero!
Dr Shushma Malik
(UQ)
Friday, 6 May 4.00pm The Military and Political Significance of Venus Victrix in the Theatre of Pompey
Catherine Smallcombe
(Mid-candidature review)
6.00pm
(Cost: $25 per person, $20 per student)
(held at RD Milns Antiquities Museum)
An evening of Cypriot food, music and festivities
Closing night of the Cyprus: An Island and a People exhibition
Friday, 13 May 3.30-5.00pm The Epitaphic Habit: Tombs and Imperial Greek Appropriation of Cultural Memory
Dr Estelle Strazdins
(UMelb)
Friday, 20 May 3.30pm Egyptian Religious Cults and Roman Identities
Rachel O'Malley
(Mid-candidature review)
4.30pm Hall lecture in Archaeology TBA
Friday, 27 May 3.30-5.00pm The Religious World of Juvenal's Satires
Dr James Uden
(Boston University)
Friday, 3 June 3.30pm Tyrants or Heroes? Discourses on The Praemium in Roman Declamation
John Hajek
(Mid-candidature review)

Sunday, 5 June

2.00pm
(in connection with The Delighted Spirit: Shakespeare at UQ 2016 series of events, and the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death)
(held in E109, Forgan Smith Building (1))
Professor Alastair Blanshard and Dr Shushma Malik
(UQ)

Friday, 10 June

6.00pm
(Cost: free)
(held at RD Milns Antiquities Museum)
An evening of Roman merriment
Launch of the Museum's latest exhibition Useless Beauty: Luxury and Rome