An occasional series, organized by graduate students, discussing whether and how theoretical models may be of use for classicists. Everybody is cordially invited to participate in the Colloquium. Readings will be circulated in advance: these will include the relevant excerpt(s) (not exceeding 35 pages total), as well as an excerpt of an ancient texts (not exceeding 50 lines total). Additional contributions are encouraged. Lunch and refreshments will be served.