CONF: Classicizing Chicago

Seen on Classicists (please send any responses to the folks mentioned in the quoted text, not to rogueclassicism!):

Northwestern University’s Classical Traditions Initiative and the Department of Classics present the final Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar series event in the 2009-2010 series, ‘Out of Europe: Greek Drama in America’:

‘Classicizing Chicago’

A two-day discussion about Chicago’s engagement with Classical antiquity on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 May 2010 to be held in the John Evans Alumni Center, 1800 Sheridan Road, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Speakers include: Kathryn Bosher, Northwestern University, Shannon Fitzsimons, Northwestern University, Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch, Northwestern University, Reginald Gibbons, Northwestern University, Robert Ketterer, University of Iowa, Lynn Kozak, McGill University, Libby Mahoney, Chicago History Museum, Margaret Malamud, New Mexico State University, Sara Monoson, Northwestern University, Thomas Gordon Smith, Notre Dame University, Hans Thomalia, Northwestern University, Daniel Tovar, Northwestern University, David Van Zanten, Northwestern University, LaDale Winling, Temple University, Amanda Wrigley, Northwestern University.

During the conference the pilot of the Classicizing Chicago electronic resource will be presented by Digital Collections and the Classics Department at Northwestern University.

The schedule for the two days is online at

All are most welcome to attend!

For more information please contact Dr Kathryn Bosher, Assistant Professor of Classics, Northwestern University (k-bosher AT or Dr Amanda Wrigley, Mellon-Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics, Northwestern University (a-wrigley AT

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