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NEWS FROM CLASSICS DEPARTMENT
Nora Donoghue who has been selected as a Teaching Associate for the academic year 2020-2021 in the Program for Instructional Excellence. Please join me in congratulating her on this fine honor.
Congratulations to Professor Jim Sickinger, who was featured in the January 2, 2020 issue of the Economist, in an article on ostracism, entitled “And Stay Out”. The article can be accessed using the link below; a paper copy of the article can also be found on the bulletin board outside the main office. The article is a great read, so be sure to check it out.
"Anachronism & Antiquity” conference have now been published as a special issue of Classical Receptions Journal, edited by Tim Rood, Mathura Umachandran, and John Marincola.
The issue features articles by Carol Atack, Emily Greenwood, Constanze Guethenke, Brooke Holmes, Mark Payne, and Tom Phillips.
Luis Sanchez, who is pursuing BA in Classics with a concentration on Greek and Latin, will make his conference debut with a paper entitled “A Case for a Standard Elementary Math Education in Ancient Rome” at the Second Annual SAS Interdisciplinary Conference on the Ancient World, New York University, February 7th, 2020.
Congratulations to Nancy de Grummond was elected in December to Britain’s Society of Antiquaries. This distinguished Society, founded in 1707, has as its main purpose the “encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study of the antiquities” of England and other countries. She was cited for her work as director of archaeological excavations at Cetamura from 1983 to the present, but also for her scholarship on the history of archaeology.
Congratulations to Nancy de Grummond whose book, Cetamura del Chianti, has been published this month with the University of Texas press.
Congratulations to those faculty who have been nominated for Excellence in Teaching Awards this year: David Branscome, Jessica Clark, Michael Furman, Trevor Luke, John Marincola, Elizabeth Murphy, Tim Stover (nominated for the Distinguished Teacher Award)