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Professor Hérica Valladares publishes new book

November 6, 2020

Professor Hérica Valladares’ monograph, Painting, Poetry, and the Invention of Tenderness in the Early Roman Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2021), connects the emergence of Latin love elegy and a new, tender style in Roman wall painting in the late first century B.C.E. Tenderness is … Continued

Amanda Ball receives Cecil W. Wooten Award

April 29, 2020

Teaching Assistant Amanda Ball has been awarded the Cecil W. Wooten Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching. This is a new annual award given to a graduate student in the Department of Classics who has demonstrated excellence in teaching.  … Continued

Brandon Baker receives Olivia James Traveling Fellowship

January 23, 2020

Ph.D. Candidate Brandon Baker is the 2020 recipient of the Olivia James Traveling Fellowship award from the Archaeological Institute of America. Baker intends to travel and study on the island of Evia in Greece. His project will explore “the Roman … Continued

2019 Herington Competition Winners

November 21, 2019

The Herington Greek and Latin Poetry Prizes, established in 1999 by Maynard and Florence Mack in memory of John Herington, are awarded for the best oral performance of assigned passages of Greek and Latin poetry. There are two cash prizes, … Continued