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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

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

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

Magness lectures on Samson mosaic

December 6, 2013

On Jan. 15 Jodi Magness, a UNC adjunct professor in Classics and professor of Religious Studies, will present a slide-show lecture of findings from her Huqoq archaeological site. The lecture will held 5:30-6:30 p.m.at Duke University’s Divinity School, the Westbrook … Continued

Henry Immerwahr, 1916-2013

September 27, 2013

We are saddened to share that Henry Rudolph Immerwahr, emeritus professor, passed away on Sept. 15, 2013. Prof. Immerwahr’s colleagues and former students remember the international scholar for his innovative intellect and sociable and patient personality. Memorial services will be … Continued

Babcock Launches ‘The Well-Laden Ship’

September 18, 2013

Robert Babcock‘s recent publication, The Well-Laden Ship, charts new territory as the first translation of the early eleventh-century Latin poem that taught young students not to “look a gift horse in the mouth.” Originally compiled by Egbert of Liège, the poem … Continued

GERHARD KOEPPEL

September 6, 2013

Oct. 30, 1936 to Dec. 20, 2012 We are deeply saddened by the passing of Gerhard Koeppel, professor emeritus. During his decades in the department, Dr. Koeppel’s kindness left an indelible mark on Classical archaeology and his students and colleagues. … Continued

BARAGWANATH PRIZED FOR SCHOLARLY ACHIEVEMENT

August 29, 2013

We congratulate Emily Baragwanath for winning the 2013 Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. “What a tremendous surprise and delight it was to be awarded this prize,” Baragwanath exclaimed by email. The University awards just four … Continued