News and Events

  • Ancient Greek Philosophy: From Faculty Research...

    29 October 2020 (Thu)

    Matthew Walker has recently published three new papers in ancient Greek philosophy. A first paper, “Socrates’ Lesson to Hippothales in Plato’s Lysis,” published in Classical Philology, examines Socrates’ love advice in the prologue of a particularly puzzling Platonic dialogue. The other papers focus on a lost work of Aristotle’s, the Protrepticu...

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  • Volume 2 of the Dante Journal of Singapore

    23 October 2020 (Fri)

    The Dante Journal of Singapore hosts a series of revised student essays from Assoc. Prof. Andrew Hui’s Literature elective course, YHU3290 Dante’s Divine Comedy. Volume 2 has just been published. The editorial team comprises Assoc. Prof. Hui and two student editors, who were for this volume Carson Huang and Kevin Wong. As Dante is well-versed in...

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  • Podcast Series: Indian Philosophy for a Contemp...

    19 October 2020 (Mon)

    During the past year, Asst. Prof. Malcolm Keating has been hosting a new podcast in an effort to bring Indian philosophy to a public audience. The podcast, “Sutras (and stuff)” features short episodes focusing on a single idea in premodern Sanskrit texts and their resonances in modern life. Episodes from the first season focused on...

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  • The Latin Iliad: Researching and Teaching the L...

    16 October 2020 (Fri)

    Assoc. Prof. Steven Green is currently researching on the so-called Ilias Latina, a short Latin version of the Greek Homeric epic, Iliad, composed at some point during the age of the Roman Emperor Nero (c. AD 55-65). Despite its rich literary heritage and popularity in the Middle Ages, the Ilias Latina is generally dismissed by...

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  • Global Antiquity Series: Fall 2020

    1 September 2020 (Tue)

    The following talks will take place via Zoom; for registration details, contact Matthew Walker (matthew.walker@yale-nus.edu.sg)   Thursday, 1 October 2020, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.  “Diving Into the Lake: On the Necessity, Joy, and Anxiety of (Re)Translating Tulsidas’ Rāmcaritmānas” Philip Lutgendorf Professor of Asian and Slavic Languages and ...

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  • Global Antiquity Series: 2019-20

    1 October 2019 (Tue)

    2019 28 August “Timeliness, Chance and Sagacity in Early Chinese Texts: Comparative Perspectives” Lisa Raphals Professor of Chinese, Classics, and Comparative Literature University of California, Riverside 9 September “Ibn Tufayl and the Language of Thought” Taneli Kukkonen Professor of Philosophy, and Interim Dean, Arts and Humanities NYU Abu D...

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  • News: When Yale-NUS met a Roman Poet in China

    12 September 2019 (Thu)

    Assoc. Prof. Steven Green presenting at the Yale-NUS workshop (Feb 19) For the past three years, Associate Professor Steven Green has been involved in a Chinese-government-sponsored project which is charged with translating into Mandarin, and providing commentaries for, the entire corpus of Ovid, the mercurial Roman poet of the first century BCE...

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  • News: Joshua Goh at the Lincoln Archaeological ...

    12 September 2019 (Thu)

    This past summer, Joshua Goh conducted an archaeological field trip. He has this to say about his experience: “Last summer, I participated in Bishop Grosseteste University’s (BGU) annual archaeological field school, where I had the chance to excavate the remains of the tenement blocks of several late Roman traders. This experience not only...

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  • Open House

    12 November 2019 (Tue) , 5 - 6:30 PM
    At Cendana Common Lounge

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  • Comparative Global Antiquity Conference

    2 August 2019 (Fri) , 9:15 AM
    At KC Room

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  • End-of-Year Celebration

    30 April 2019 (Tue) , 4 - 6 PM
    At Elm Rector's Commons

      We held our end-of-year celebration on the 30th of April. Here are some photos from the event:

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  • Global Antiquity Series: 2018-19

    To be announced

    2018 14 August “Poems and Manuscripts in Early China: Questions and Perspectives” Martin Kern Joanna and Greg Zeluck Professor in Asian Studies Princeton University   29 August “Learned Craftsmen: Vocational Training as an Alternative to the Liberal Arts?” Emanuel Mayer Associate Professor in History, Yale-NUS College   15 ...

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  • Global Antiquity Minor Open House

    31 January 2019 (Thu) , 5.30 PM - 7 PM
    At Elm Common Lounge

    Please join faculty and students in the Global Antiquity Minor to talk about our course offerings, ancient languages, and how a minor in Global Antiquity can complement your intellectual interests in any major.  All are welcome, tasty refreshments served!  Please contact Prof. Mira (Advisor, Global Antiquity), with any questions.

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  • Yale Humanities Summer Session in Rome Informat...

    25 January 2019 (Fri) , 12 PM
    At Saga Private Dining Room

    Interested in summer programs in Global Antiquity? Student participants will discuss their experiences at the Yale Humanities Summer Session in Rome. Prof. Mira (Advisor, Global Antiquity Minor), and a representative from CIPE will also be available to answer questions. Yale Humanities Summer Session application deadline: FEBRUARY 1.

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  • Workshop on Chinese Philosophy

    25 October 2018 (Thu) , 9:30 AM
    At Classroom 16

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  • Ancient Worlds Series: Spring 2018

    To be announced

    17 January “Fashion Victims: Female Hair and the Roman Body Politic” Nandini Pandey Associate Professor in Classics University of Wisconsin   24 January “Buddhist Narratives” Amber Carpenter Associate Professor in Philosophy Yale-NUS College   14 February “15,000 Years of Settlement Growth: Angkor Wat” Roland Fletcher Professor of Theo...

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  • Ancient Worlds Series: Fall 2017

    10 August 2017 (Thu) , 12:00
    At Elm College Private Dining Hall

    A series of talks by visiting academics conducting research into ancient civilizations.

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  • Ancient Worlds Series: Spring 2017

    26 January 2017 (Thu) , 12:00

    A series of talks on research into ancient civilizations.

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  • Ancient Worlds Series: Fall 2016

    11 August 2016 (Thu) , 12:00

    A series of talks on research into ancient civilizations.

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