NEWS FROM CLASSICS DEPARTMENT

Doctoral Student, Allison Smith, wins the Presidential Award for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at CAMWS!

Congratulations to Allison Smith for winning the Presidential Award for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at the 2022 conference of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Her paper entitled, "The Sims IV Balneum Building: Interconnections and Potential Templates in Central Italian Bath Design" was presented at the annual CAMWS meetings in Winston-Salem, and she was awarded the Ermine M. Owenby Jr.

Envoi for a True Gentleman

We have just learned of the passing of our dear friend, colleague, and mentor, Kenneth J. Reckford, Langford Eminent Scholar for Spring 2009.

 

Kenneth (Harvard '54, '57) enjoyed a fruitful career spanning many decades at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he inspired and cultivated young students and aspiring scholars, including our own Professor Nancy de Grummond.

Classics Major Luis Sanchez presents at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Luis Sanchez, an undergraduate senior majoring in Greek and Latin, will present  “The Political Medicine of Asclepius in Plato’s Republic” at the Virtual President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence on October 6th, 5:30–8:15pm. The presentation derives from his Honor’s Thesis, directed by Dr.