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The Department wishes to congratulate Liz Asmis who will receive the 2020 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. This award recognizes Liz's exceptional dedication to the teaching and mentoring of graduate students across many generations, at every stage of their careers.

Renowed Classicist and Professor at the University of Oslo Han Lamers will be giving a seminar Spring Quarter entitled Classical Reception Studies: Key Texts and Ideas. (CLAS 44519, KNOW 44519, CLCV 25019)

The department wishes to congratulate Dr. Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics, on her invitation to join the Board of Trustees of the American Academy in Rome. 

The department wishes to congratulate Dr. Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics, for delivering the Clark Lecture at Brigham Young University. 

The Department wishes to congratulate Michèle Lowrie, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service Professor, Classics and the College, who has been recognized with an invitation to deliver the Fowler Lecture on Latin Literature at Jesus College at Oxford University in May. 

The Department wishes to congratulate Michèle Lowrie, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service Professor of Classics and the College, who has been selected to give the Eberhard L. Faber Class of 1915 Memorial Lecture in European Cultural Studies at Princeton University on March 26th. 

The Department wishes to congratulate Catherine Kearns, Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics and the College, who served as co-editor of the book New Directions in Cypriot Archaeology (with Stuart W. Manning of Cornell University), which was released in April 2019 by the Cornell University Press. 

The Department wishes to congratulate three students who successfully defended their dissertations this year. Kevin Lam defended his work,"Visions at War in Lucan's Bellum Civile," Marcos Gouvêa authored "Another Homer: The Figure of the Roman Homer from Emnius to Macrobius," and William Sullivan successfully completed his dissertation Admissibility in Roman-Canon Procedure: the Emergence of the Law of Positions. 

The Department wishes to congratulate Assistant Professor Emily Austin on her appointment to the 2019-2020 class of Fellows at the Franke Institute for the Humanities. 

The department wants to congratulate Prof. Sofía Torallas for her invitation deliver the 2019 Bennet Lecture with title to be announced in the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures at The Catholic University of America.

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