Events Archive - 2015

Graduate Student Conference: “Behind the Symbol: The Context and Legacy of Hypatia"”

CSLA Book Club: Edward J. Watts, "The Final Pagan Generation"

Lecture: Christoph Markschies, "Nag Hammadi Library"

Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: East Pyne 010

Stewart Lecture: Christoph Markschies, "The Nag Hammadi Library: A Coptic-Gnosrtic Collection or Christian-Monastic LIterature from Egypt"

Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: 010 East Pyne

Work in Progress Talk: Els Rose, "The Semantics of Citizenship, 500-1250"

Wed, Nov 18, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: Scheide Caldwell House, Room 209

CSLA Book Club: John Gager, "Who Made Early Christianity?: The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul"

Faber Lecture: Dimitri Gutas, "Aristotle 600-1200 AD: The Syriac and Arabic Phase"

Tue, Oct 6, 2015, 4:30 pm

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Location: 010 East Pyne

Graduate Student Seminar: “Greco-Arabic and the Reception of Aristotle”

Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 4:30 pm

Welcome Party

Wed, Sep 23, 2015, 6:00 pm

Workshop: “Carthage and Rome”

Mon, Sep 14, 2015 (All day)

Conference: “Orality/Aurality and Literacy in Byzantium: The Sound of Sense in Medieval Greek Texts and Contexts"

Conference: "Polymaths and Proofreaders," a 65th Birthday Conference for Anthony Grafton

Fri, May 8, 2015 (All day) to Sat, May 9, 2015 (All day)
Location: 101 Friend Center

Book Club: "Ransom of the Soul" by Peter Brown

Wed, May 6, 2015, 5:00 pm
Audience: Graduate Students

Class Presentation: Antioch Through the Ages

Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 6:00 pm

The students in the course ART 418/HLS 418/CLA 418 “Antioch Through the Ages” will present the results of this semester's work reconstructing the history of a sector of Princeton's Antioch excavations from the 1930s.

Location: Scheide Caldwell House, Room 103

Lecture and Lunch: "Reading the ‘Citizenship Papyrus’ (P.Giss. I 40)"

Fri, Apr 24, 2015, 11:30 am
Location: 209 Scheide Caldwell House

Lecture: "The Rediscovery of Sogdian"

Wed, Apr 22, 2015, 4:30 pm

Sinai Icons Conference - "A New Look: Sinai and Its Icons in Light of the Digitization of the Weitzmann Archive"

Fri, Apr 17, 2015 (All day) to Sat, Apr 18, 2015 (All day)

There is no registration fee, but please register for the conference as seating is limited.

Location: McCormick Hall 101

Graduate Conference in Medieval Studies: “Rulers, Kingship, and Legacies of Power"

Book Group: "Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things" by Robert Bartlett

Thu, Apr 9, 2015, 5:00 pm
Location: Scheide Caldwell House 103
Audience: Graduate Students

Peter Brown and Helmut Reimitz in Conversation

Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 6:00 pm

The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity


Workshop: “Framing Early Medieval Coinage”

Sun, Mar 29, 2015, 9:00 am

Please go to the Framing Early Medieval Coinage website.


Faber Lecture: Christopher Jones, "Isidore of Pelusium, Sophist and Monk"

Wed, Mar 25, 2015, 4:30 pm


  • the Eberhard L. Faber 1915 Memorial Fund in the Council of the Humanities
  • the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies in celebration of their 35th Anniversary of Hellenic Studies at Princeton.
Location: East Pyne 010

Graduate Student Coffee Break

Thu, Mar 5, 2015, 10:30 pm
Location: Scheide Caldwell House 203
Audience: Graduate Students

Lecture: "A Really Bad Hair Day: The Science Behind Ovid's Amore 1.14"

Wed, Feb 25, 2015, 4:30 pm

Janet Stephens, Hair Archaeologist

Cosponsored by Gender, Sexuality and Religion group

Location: Room 103, Scheide Caldwell House

NES Lecture: “Archaeological Evidence and the Study of the Economy of the Early Islamic Middle East”

"Procopius of Caesarea and the Sasanian Empire: Images of Persia in Late-Antique Historiography"

Thu, Feb 5, 2015, 4:30 pm

Co-Sponsored by the Program in the Ancient World and the Committee for Study of Late Antiquity

Location: 010 East Pyne

Workshop on Jacob of Serugh

Sat, Jan 31, 2015 (All day) to Sun, Feb 1, 2015 (All day)

Workshop on Jacob of Serugh
Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University


Saturday, 1/31  

Professor Jeff Childers (Abilene Christian University), “Jacob’s New Testament Text”

12:30: Lunch

Location: Jones Hall 102

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