Education at the Epicenter
Diana E.E. Kleiner — an art historian, classicist, and founding director of Open Yale Courses — has moved her signature lecture course, “Roman Architecture,” to Yale’s partnership with Coursera. In summer 2017, she led experiential learning trip to Italy for alumni of her MOOC. “Discussions in front of the monuments were collaborative, lively, and thought-provoking,” she says. Read more about Kleiner’s venture in Yale News.
Departmental Colloquium 2017-18: “Counter-classical Histories: displacement, resistance, and critique.”
A year-long colloquium featuring eight visiting speakers whose research on ancient Greece and Rome is in critical dialogue with questions of class and status, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, race, and the history of slavery.
We celebrate the publication of Joe Manning’s latest article, in Nature Communications: “Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt and constrains interstate conflict in ancient Egypt.” Read more in the Yale press release here.
Encounters with Classical Antiquity in Latin America, October 27-29, at Yale. Sponsored by the WHC, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center, and the Hellenic Studies Program.
Societal adaptations to abrupt climate changes before global warming. A workshop at Yale, October 20-22, 2017. Program and more information here.