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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

Clio and her Elder Sisters at Christ Church, Oxford

September 29, 2023

Emily Baragwanath gave a paper entitled ‘Clio’s challenge to Melpomene: Female Agency and Family (Dys)function in Herodotus’ at Clio and her Elder Sisters, a symposium in honour of Richard Rutherford, organized by Anna Clark and Bruno Currie. The colloquium took … Read more