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Due to weather conditions this has been rescheduled for Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM on the midway.

After the game the graduate students will host the end of the year BBQ on the Classics Quad.

 

***RESCHEDULED *****Hellenists vs. Latinists Soccer Match ****RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 26TH.

Join us for the 4th biannual Classics Department soccer match!

Friday, May 19, 2017, at 2:00 PM on the midway.

After the game we will be hosting an end of the year BBQ in the Classics Quad.


 

In Memoriam Robert Germany

November 8, 1974 - March 7, 2017

(Ph.D. Chicago 2008), Associate Professor of Classics at Haverford College


 

We are happy to announce the Society for Classical Studies has recognized several of our faculty and alumni for their outstanding contributions to the profession!

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer (Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics and the Program in Gender Studies

The Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit

Shadi is one of three awarded for outstanding contributions to classical scholarship published by members of the SCS for her work Persius: A Study in Food, Philosophy, and the Figural (University of Chicago Press, 2015).

Stacie Raucci (PhD '05)

Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level 

Stacie is one of three awarded to give special and public expression to the SCS’s commitment to honor and foster excellence in the teaching of classics.

Benjamin Stevens (PhD '05)

Outreach Prize

Awarded for an outstanding project or event by an SCS member or members that makes an aspect of classical antiquity available and attractive to an audience other than classics scholars or students in their courses. Benjamin has been awarded for for his initiative (with Brett Rogers) on classical traditions, science fiction, and fantasy.


 

We are happy to announce that Emily Austin will be joining the department in July 2016. Emily completed her Ph.D at Boston University, where she taught courses on Homeric heroes and the ancient world. Her research interests include Greek literature, especially Homeric epic, emotions, characterization, and communication in ancient literature. She is working on a book, tentatively titled Grief, Anger, and the Iliadic Hero, that explores the emotional motivations of vengeance in the Iliad, identifying a unique and unnoticed link between grief and longing in the poet's description of Achilles’ grief for Patroklos.


 

The Department of Classics announces Emily Mackil as the lecturer for the 2016-17 Classics Lecture Series. She will be delivering a lecture every Tuesday in November at 5:30.

Curated by Sofía Torallas Tovar:

Royal Reeds: Papyrological Journey Up The Nile

Archivo de la Corona de Aragón, Barcelona.

Opening on April 20th

International Congress of Papyrology, Barcelona, Aug. 1-6 2016

http://papyrologia.upf.edu/

Poster

We are excited to announce that Catherine Kearns will be joining the department in July 2016. Katie is currently an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, where she teaches courses on the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean and ancient environments. Her research interests include landscape archaeology and survey, social theory, historiography, and paleo environmental studies. Her book project examines the social and political dimensions of changing human-environment relationships and the re-emergence of polities on the island of Cyprus during its Iron Age.  


 

Congratulations to Michele Lowrie on being invited to accept the Andrew W. Mellon Professorship effective November 1, 2015. 

Alain Bresson delivers on Thursday, September 24, 2015, the opening lecture of the Convegno Internazionale di Studi Sulla Magna Grecia at Taranto, and on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, the Michael I. Rostovteff Lecture at Yale.

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