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Brian Krostenko

The department welcomes (back) Brian Krostenko as Visiting Professor for Autumn Quarter 2020. Professor Krostenko is Associate professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Notre Dame and the author of Cicero, Catullus, and the Language of Social Performance (Chicago 2001).

Euripides’ Bacchae

On November 19th at 4.20pm the Rhetoric & Poetics Workshop will be hosting a live reading of Euripides’ Bacchae, in a new translation by former UChicago student Emma Pauly (AB ’16). For further information, click here.

Congratulations to Jenna Sarchio

Congratulations to Jenna Sarchio, who has been awarded a Mellon Foundation–University of Chicago Dissertation Completion Fellowship as well as a dissertation research award from the Elder Olson Fund of the Division of Humanities, which supports one student each year from across the division writing on the critical study of poetry and poetics.

Congratulations to Rosalie Stoner

Congratulations to Rosalie Stoner, who has been awarded a Mellon Foundation–University of Chicago Dissertation Completion Fellowship as well as a Stuart Tave Teaching Fellowship for her course, “Is Rhetoric a Good Thing? The Debate Between Rhetoric and Philosophy.”

Congratulations to Clifford Ando

Congratulations to Clifford Ando, who has been named the David B. and Clara E. Stern Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Classics and History, and the College.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Asmis

Congratulations to Elizabeth Asmis, who was awarded 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.

Congratulations to Peter White

Congratulations to Peter White, who has been nominated a Franke Institute fellow for 2020-2021. He'll be studying narrative art in the “Confessions of St. Augustine.”