Brock University Archaeological Society (BUAS)

Faculty of Humanities

Brock University Archaeological Society (BUAS)


Upcoming Events

25th Annual Scholarly Symposium "Memory and Memories in the Ancient World"  

Saturday, March 8, 2014 (11 am - 5 pm):  "Memory and Memories in the Ancient World" - BUAS 25th Annual Scholarly Symposium, AS201 (Academic South) hosted by the Brock University Archaeological Society. 


Biographies of Speakers

Tickets for the Symposium (which includes lunch) are $5 for students or $10 for general admission. Tickets sold at the door will be $10.  Banquet tickets (held at Alphies this year) are $40 and includes admission to the Symposium.   All tickets will be sold in the Department of Classics (IC309) or can be reserved by contacting one of the following:

Nick Hamilton, BUAS President

Eric Tincombe, BUAS Vice President

Parking Information and map


Past Events

24th Annual BUAS Scholarly Symposium
"Paidagogos: Education in Classics, Ancient and Modern"

Please join us for a day of discussion around ancient teaching practices and how the world of Classics affects our modern education and culture.

Saturday March 9, 2013 ~ 10:30 am to 4:30 pm in Academic South 201

Program of Speakers:
Ms. Nadine Brundrett, Brock University: "Reading the Writing on the Wall: Literacy and Education at Pompeii"Dr. Fanny Dolansky, Brock University: "Learning Letters and Forming Characters: Educating Upper-Class Children in Roman Society"
Dr. Kendall Sharp, University of Western Ontario University: "The Socratic Method as Pedagogy for Politics"
Dr. Nancy Rabinowitz, Hamilton College: "Academic Activism: Teaching Classics at Marcy Correctional Facility"
Dr. Rosemary Hale, Brock University: "Wrestlers Banished from Olympia: A Parable for Us?"

A copy of the program can be downloaded here

Tickets for the Symposium (which includes lunch) are $5 in advance or $7 at the door, or $35 for admission plus the banquet to be held at Fresco's. Tickets will be sold in the Department of Classics or can be reserved by contacting Stephanie Bergman or Eric Tincombe.



student hands bottle of wine to seated woman

2011-2012 BUAS co-president Shannon Kilburn distributes a raffle prize to a lucky winner during the Scholarly Symposium.

Classics Events

Academic Advising Update for Students (end of July into August)
July 26, 2014 - 2:45pm - August 15, 2014 - 4:00pm