Department Chair:
Drew Wilburn

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Pardee

Phone: (440) 775-8390
Fax: (440) 775-8084

King Building, Room 105
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Oberlin, OH, 44074

Martin Classical Lectures

Martin Classical Lectures

The Charles Beebe Martin Memorial Lectures
at Oberlin College

The 2017 Martin Classical Lectures

Steven Ellis

Associate Professor of Classics, University of Cincinnati

Director, the Pompeii Archeological Research Project


Monday, Nov.6 at 7:30

Context and Complexity in the Social

and Structural Making of Pompeii 

Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 5:00

Retail Investment and the Socio-economics

of Sub-elite Construction

Thursday, Nov. 9 at 5:00

The Specialized Roman City:

The rise and fall of urban innovation  

Friday, Nov. 10 at 5:00

Life of Marcus Surus Garasenus: a Syrian in Pompeii

All lectures will take place in the Craig Lecture Hall of the Oberlin College Science Center, corner of Lorain and Woodland streets.

The public is cordially invited to a reception following Monday night’s lecture.

Please note the change of time for the lectures on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Here's a link to the fabulous poster. 

See the history of the Martin Lectures from 1927 to the present.