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BARAGAWANATH WINS VON HUMBOLDT FELLOWSHIP

August 28, 2013

Emily Baragwanath has captured an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship that will enable her to research at Germany’s University of Heidelberg for over a year. “I am very excited and honored to have received a Humboldt Fellowship,” Prof. Baragwanath said. “It … Read more

OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATES

August 28, 2013

Murphey Hall continues to be home for a number of accomplished undergraduates. Rachel Mazzara has published a translation of Catullus poem 51 in the Denison University undergraduate Classics journal, Ephemeris. Rachel’s project was born as writing assignment in Ted Gellar-Goad’s … Read more

AZORIA BEST SITE: AIA

August 28, 2013

Donald Haggis garnered the Archaeological Institute of America’s Best Practices in Site Preservation Award for the Azoria Project in Crete, Greece. Co-director Margaret Mook and Prof. Haggis work with local specialists to preserve the site as they excavate, creating a … Read more

NEH PRIZES HAGGIS’S AZORIA PROJECT

August 9, 2013

Donald Haggis was recently awarded a three-year Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, entitled “The Azoria Project Excavations: A Study of Urbanization on Crete, 700-500 B.C.” The award of $250,000 constitutes a significant contribution to on-going … Read more

S. JAMES’S NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE: ROMAN COMEDY NOW ONLINE

August 9, 2013

Clever slaves, braggart soldiers and cooks, enticing courtesans, and shouting fathers from ancient times are now on YouTube. The product of Sharon James’s National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: Roman Comedy in Performance, these experimental videos will serve as teaching … Read more

HINES FEATURED IN CAMWS NEWSLETTER FOR SCHOLARSHIP

August 9, 2013

Senior Caitlin Hines was featured in the newsletter for The Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Hines was spotlighted for winning the Manson A. Stewart Scholarship last spring. “The Manson A. Stewart scholarship has been a great resource … Read more

ULLMAN’S LEGACY LIVES ON ONLINE

August 9, 2013

Much of Berthold L. Ullman’s material on the manuscript tradition of Catullus is now openly available via Dr. Dániel Kiss’s new website, Catullus Online. Prof. Ullman (professor of Latin 1944-1959), one of the leading scholars of Latin paleography and manuscript traditions of … Read more

CHOICE CHOOSES S. JAMES’S COMPANION

August 9, 2013

The library journal Choice has selected Sharon L. James and Sheila Dillon‘s A Companion to Women in the Ancient World as an one of its Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012 in Ancient History. “Choice grants this award to fewer than … Read more

HERINGTON PRIZES AWARDED

August 9, 2013

We congratulate the winners of our annual Herington Prize in Latin and Greek poetry performance for the fall 2012. Undergraduates Heather Swanson and Caitlin Hines respectively impressed the departmental judges with their Latin and Greek readings, and Zack Rider bested … Read more