Three graduate students to ASCSA, 2015-2016

April 8, 2015

Emma Buckingham, Alexandra Daly and Catharine Judson have been awarded competitive fellowships to attend the Regular Program of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) for the 2015-2016 academic year: Daly, the Thomas Day Seymour Fellowship in history and literature; … Continued

Ditmore and Rohde win CAMWS awards

March 4, 2015

For the first time in department history, two of our undergraduate students simultaneously have won  Manson A. Stewart Undergraduate Awards for 2015. The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) awarded two of its six awards to Allison … Continued

Congratulations to scholarship winners!

March 4, 2015

The department is pleased to announce recipients of the Eunice and Luther Nims Scholarship, the Herington Scholarship, and the Preston H. and Miriam L. Epps Prize in Greek Studies. We congratulate these students for their terrific academic achievements! Nims Scholarship … Continued

Worsham wins SPARC award

February 23, 2015

Rebecca Worsham has been awarded the Fieldwork Award from the Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaborations (SPARC) at the University of Arkansas’s Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) and Archaeo-Imaging Lab (AIL). In collaboration with Donald Haggis and Michael Lindbloom, Uppsla University, … Continued

Cabaniss blogs about research

February 5, 2015

Catch up with Senior Drew Cabaniss’s research on the process of urbanization and city structure at The Blog of the Office of Undergraduate Research. There, Cabaniss shares how his intellectual curiosity in cities took him from Santa Fe, NM, to the island of Crete in … Continued

Haggis headed to ASCSA, 2015-2016

January 23, 2015

Donald Haggis was appointed Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professor at the American School of Classical Studies  in Athens (ASCSA), for the academic year 2015-2016, by vote of the Managing Committee of the School in January at the Annual Meetings of … Continued

From classroom to conference

January 23, 2015

In fall 2013, Robert Babcock presented his Latin paleography graduate students with a challenge. He asked three of his students to determine the origins of a collection of over fifty eleventh-century manuscripts from the Belgian Royal Library. This neglected area of … Continued

West’s dissertation now available online

December 10, 2014

Harvard’s Center for Helenic Studies has published William C. West’s study of Greek public monuments on its open-access portal. Greek Public Monuments of the Persian Wars is a catalog of the public monuments fifth-century Greeks erected to commemorate the wars. Prof. West originally … Continued

Winners of poetry competition announced

November 6, 2014

We are happy to announce the winners of this year’s Herington Prizes. Among undergraduate readers, Philip Wilson took home the prize for Latin and Emily Fleming for Greek. Each won a $250 prize. Winning a rare book donated by Sara Mack, Brian … Continued

Linderski celebrates birthday with advisees, faculty

September 15, 2014

In August, former students and colleagues gathered at the Sienna Hotel to celebrate the 80th birthday of Jerzy Linderski, Paddison Professor of Latin Emeritus. The event was organized by three of Prof. Linderki’s dissertation advisees, Tim Moore, PhD ’86; Hans … Continued