ClassiCasts, Episode 2: Ryan Colley, CEO of Colley Intelligence

In this episode of ClassiClasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with Ryan Colley, CEO of Colley Intelligence, about about his job and its connection with Classics.

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ClassiCasts is the official podcast of CofC Classics, created and produced in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.

Provided below are a Lesson Plan and Listening Guide from Dr. Overholt to incorporate this podcast episode into a class assignment:

Episode 2 – Lesson Plan

Episode 2 – Listening Guide

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CofC Classics Student Perspective: Chandler Spearman

In this video, Chandler Spearman, a classics major at the College of Charleston, discusses his experiences studying classics and with classics faculty.

 

Thanks Dr. Michael Overholt for producing this video!

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Lucia Johnson-Vest and Edward Vest Provide Lasting Impact to CofC Classics

Recently, the College Today featured the lifelong passions of Lucia Johnson-Vest for both the classical world and supporting students. She and her husband, Edward Vest, have been long-standing supporters of classics at the College of Charleston.

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ClassiCasts, Episode 1: Dr. James Newhard (Professor and Chair of Classics)

Click the playbar below to listen to the 1st episode of ClassiCasts, the official podcast of CofC Classics, created and produced in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.

Dr. James Newhard, Professor and Chair of Classics and Director of the Center for Historical Landscapes

In this inaugural episode, Dr. Overholt speaks with Dr. James Newhard, Professor and Chair of Classics and Director of the Center for Historical Landscapes, about the field of classics and what types of career opportunities majoring in classics can open.

Provided below are a Lesson Plan and Listening Guide from Dr. Overholt to incorporate this podcast episode into a class assignment:

Episode 1 – Lesson Plan

Episode 1 – Listening Guide

 

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Gerrish publishes book on Sallust

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Gerrish on the publication of her book, Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography: Confronting the End of History.

Read more about her new book here: https://www.routledge.com/Sallusts-Histories-and-Triumviral-Historiography-Confronting-the-End/Gerrish/p/book/9781138218567

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Avkat Archaeological Project Published

The volume on the Avkat Archaeological Project is now out:

Haldon, J., Elton, H., and J. Newhard (eds.), Archaeology and Urban Settlement in Late Roman And Byzantine Anatolia. Euchaïta-Avkat-Beyözü and its Environment (Cambridge).

Congrats to Dr. Newhard and the entire Avkat team!

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Classical Charleston 2019: Diversifying Classics

On February 28 and March 1, the eighth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will address the subject of diversity in Classics, both in terms of the ways in which we explore the multicultural, multi-ethnic ancient Mediterranean and in terms of the structural elements that historically have constrained these approaches, as well as wider discussion on how to move the discipline (and the perception of the discipline) forward into a redefinition of Classics for the 21st century.

The event will be live streamed for those who cannot make it to Charleston. Check out the Department’s website for further information.

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Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael publishes on Fronto

Congratulations to Dr. Zeiner-Carmichael – new research on Fronto:

Magister Domino: Intellectual and Pedagogical Power in Fronto’s Correspondence” in Philip R. Bosman, ed. Intellectual and Empire in Greco-Roman Antiquity (Routledge) pp. 116-141.

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Classics Newsletter launches

The Department of Classics presents the inaugural issue of Nuntianda, its departmental newsletter.

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Andrew Alwine Publishes in TAPA

Check out Dr. Alwine’s newest publication in the Transactions of the American Philological Association:

Alwine, Andrew T.”The Soul of Oligarchy: The Rule of the Few in Ancient Greece.” TAPA, vol. 148 no. 2, 2018, pp. 235-267. Project MUSEdoi:10.1353/apa.2018.0010

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