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The Anthologist’s Workshop

April 8, 2024

Emily Baragwanath will be talking about Xenophon and Politics in the anthology of Johannes Stobaeus of Macedonia at an international workshop (in the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati, May 2-4) examining the principles and techniques behind the … Read more

Interdisciplinary project brings lesser-known Greek play to life

March 5, 2024

The Daily Tar Heel reports on The Greek Tragedy in the Community project, being spear-headed by Michael Vazques (Philosophy/Parr Center) and artistically directed by Kari Lindquist (PhD candidate in Music). A collaboration with Maynard Adams Fellow Kari Lindquist, Department of Music, … Read more

Crises of Democracy from Ancient Greece to Modern America

February 12, 2024

Carolina Public Humanities Seminar Emily Baragwanath will be joining Jonathan Weiler on March 2, 2024 at the Rizzo Center for a Carolina Public Humanities seminar and panel discussion about crises of democracy in Ancient Athens and Modern America.  Democracies are … Read more

In Memoriam — George Woodard Houston

January 30, 2024

George Woodard Houston, of Chapel Hill, NC, died on January 25, 2024, at the age of 82. A kind, gentle, calm, wise, and fair man, George was a dedicated husband (married to his wife Jean for 62 years), a steady … Read more

In Memory of Sharon James

December 31, 2023

In Memory of Sharon James by T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Ph.D. ’12), Christopher B. Polt (Ph.D. ’10), and Serena S. Witzke (Ph.D. ’14) Sharon L. James, Professor of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2023. To … Read more

In Memoriam – Sharon Lynn James

December 31, 2023

Sharon Lynn James January 2, 1960 – December 28, 2023 In Memoriam The Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill announces with the utmost sadness that our colleague Sharon James died Thursday, December 28. She passed away peacefully at home with her husband Corry … Read more