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2017-18 Marco Events Calendar

* This page will be updated periodically throughout the year to reflect our latest programming schedule. If you have a Marco-related event that you would like listed here, please contact us at marco@utk.edu.

Spring Semester 2018

January

Thursday
Jan. 11
“The Ties that Bind: Emotional Bonds between Early Christian Monks and their Children” 

Public lecture by Dr. Caroline Schroeder, University of the Pacific

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

Friday
Jan. 12
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Caroline Schroeder, University of the Pacific

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Wednesday
Jan. 17
UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series

Public lecture by Dr. Sarah Kay, Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

Wednesday
Jan. 24
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Brittany Poe (History)
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall

February

Friday & Saturday
Feb. 2-3
13th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop: Transmission

Location: UT International House Great Room

Free & open to the public

Friday
Feb. 9
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Gregor Kalas, UTK

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Wednesday
Feb. 21
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Sara Ritchey (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Saturday
February 24
Medieval Day

Time: 11:00-3:00
Location: Bearden High School

 

March

Wednesday
Mar. 7
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Charles Sanft (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Wednesday
Mar. 21
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Maura Lafferty (Classics)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Monday
Mar. 26
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. David Potter, University of Michigan

Time: 1:00-2:30 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Monday
Mar. 26
UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series
Public lecture by Dr. David Potter, Francis W Kelsey Collegiate Professor of Greek and Roman History, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of Greek and Latin, University of Michigan
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

April

Friday & Saturday
Apr. 6-7
15th Annual Marco Symposium: Navigating Language in the Early Islamic World
Location: UT International House (1623 Melrose Ave.)Free & open to the public
 Friday
Apr. 13
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Jacob Latham, UTK

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Wednesday
Apr. 18
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Alison Vacca (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Wednesday
Apr. 25
Marco Graduate Fellows Evening

Featuring presentations by:

  • Brittany Poe (2017 Anne Marie Van Hook Memorial Prize Winner)
  • Katie Kleinkopf (2017-18 Haslam Dissertation Fellow)
  • Kendra Slayton (2017-18 John Hurt Fisher Memorial Prize Winner)

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

 

Summer 2018

May

Friday
May 4
Late Antiquity Seminar

Discussion of City of Demons by Dr. Dayna S. Kalleres, UC-San Diego

Time: 3:30-5:00
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Dates TBA
(mid-May)
Marco Summer Latin Program
Beginner Level

June

All month Marco Summer Latin Program

Beginner Level (continued)
Intermediate Readings
Advanced Readings

July

 Dates TBA Marco Summer Latin Program

Beginner Level (continued)
Intermediate Readings (continued)
Advanced Readings (continued)

Fall Semester 2018

August

 Date TBA  Graduate Student Open House

September

  Sept. 24-29  Lindsay Young Distinguished Visiting Senior Scholar: Dr. Theresa Coletti (University of Maryland)

 

October

November

 

December

 Date TBA Marco End-of-the-Semester Holiday Potluck


Past Events:

Spring 2017

 

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