ClassiCasts Episode 5: Jules Riddle and MC Manning

Porter’s Lodge, Gateway to the College of Charleston

In this episode of ClassiCasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with current College of Charleston students and classics majors Jules Riddle and MC Manning about their experience at CofC and their thoughts about the field.

 

Musical Credits:

Realizer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5047-realizer

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Werq by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4616-werq

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sneaky Snitch, Severe Tire Damage, and Virtutes Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4384-sneaky-snitch

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Investigations by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3924-investigations

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b

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ClassiCasts, Episode 4: Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause

Professor Allison Sterrett-Krause (Photo by Reese Moore)

In this episode of ClassiCasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause, an assistant professor in the Department of Classics. Dr. Sterrett-Krause is a specialist in the archaeological study of ancient glass here at the College of Charleston where she directs the Charleston Archaeological Glass Lab, a “one-of-a-kind research opportunity for students.” She is currently leading a team of undergraduate volunteer researchers studying glass from the Bir El Knissia church in Tunisia. This semester, they’re meeting every Friday at 2:30 for two hours of music and uninterrupted archaeological pleasure.

Sneaky Snitch, Severe Tire Damage, and Virtutes Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4384-sneaky-snitch

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Classical Charleston 2020: Translatio: Carrying Ideas Across Cultures

On March 9-10, 2020, the eighth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will look at the topic of translation. Often viewed as a simple if specialized practice, translation is a means by which ideas are transferred from one culture to another, a process which brings the practices into the wider lenses of reception and cross-cultural engagement. 

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ClassiCasts, Episode 3: Spencer Williams

Spencer Williams, JD

In this episode of ClassiClasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with Spencer Williams. Spencer is a 2011 graduate of the College of Charleston who went on to serve as a staff assistant and legislative aid to Senator Lindsey Graham on Capitol Hill before entering law school. He is now a lawyer living in Washington, DC. This past December, Dr. Overholt spoke with Spencer about Classics, his time at the College of Charleston, and the role that Classics played in helping him navigate the professional world.

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Music from https://filmmusic.io.

“Groove Grove,” “Ice Flow,” “Fretless,” and “Modern Jazz Samba” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

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

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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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