"WHAT IS CLASSICAL?"
September 10, 2003
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Angell Hall 2175
A roundtable discussion with U-M graduate students followed by discussion. Participants included Meilee D. Bridges (English), Marcelo Hamam (Comparative Literature), Jonah Johnson (Comparative Literature), Michael Kicey (Comparative Literature), and Despina Margomenou (Anthropology). Moderated by Vassilis Lambropoulos (Classics and Comparative Literature). Co-sponsored by the C.P. Cavafy Professorship in Modern Greek Studies and the Foundation for Modern Greek Studies.
HOW MANY HOMERS?"
October 10, 2003
Angell Hall 2175 (Classics Library)
A lecture entitled "HOW MANY HOMERS?" by Glenn Most, Professor of Ancient Greek at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and Professor in the Committee on Social Thought in the Departments of Classics and Comparative Literature, University of Chicago. Co-sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies.
Arthur and Mary Platsis Student Prizes and The Second Annual Platsis Symposium on the Classical Tradition: "BIOETHICS, ANCIENT AND MODERN".
September 21, 2003
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
University Club, Michigan Union
Georgios Anagnostopoulos, Professor of Philosophy, Associate Dean of Arts and Humanities, and Director of the UCSD Center for the Humanities, University of California, San Diego: "Ancient Greek Views on the Goals of Medicine and their Implications." U-M Respondent: Rachana Kamtekar, Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Alfonso Gmez-Lobo, Ryan Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy, Georgetown University; and Member, President Bush's Council on Bioethics: "Human Embryos: An Aristotelian Analysis." U-M Respondent: Roger Albin, Professor of Neurology. David A. Prentice, Professor, Life Sciences, Indiana State University; Adjunct Professor, Medical & Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine; and Founding Member, Do No Harm: The Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics: "Science, Society, and Stem Cells." U-M Respondent: Elizabeth Petty, Associate Professor of Human Genetics & Internal Medicine.
CFC END-OF-THE-YEAR RECEPTION (SPRING PARTY)
April 28, 2003
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
An informal, light buffet (with wine) to celebrate the end of the year (and our first-ever course-announcement poster) and to gather together with no particular obligation except, perhaps, an interest in meeting one another and (if the mood strikes) to dream up plans for the future, collaborative and other. Kelsey Museum.
Despina Margomenou's workshop, entitled "HOW THE MYCENAEANS WON THE WAR BUT LOST THEIR CHARM: THE CURRENT STATUS OF AEGEAN PREHISTORY".
March 14-15, 2003