Monthly Archives: November 2018

“Teaching Ancient Slavery in the South” – a blogpost by Dr. Flores

The most recent blogpost on the Society for Classical Studies webpage features Dr. Flores’ reflections on teaching ancient slavery in a space where the vestiges of more recent permutations are omnipresent. His course on ancient slavery will be taught this … Continue reading

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Palmore Presents Research

Dr. Aaron Palmore presented his paper on ‘Narrative poetic economy in the Hylas and Herakles episodes of Apollonius, Propertius, and Valerius Flaccus’ at the southern section conference of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS-SS).

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Newhard Talks about GIS in Barcelona

Dr. Newhard traveled to Barcelona to speak at the annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists on the subject of  “Closing the Loop on the Geospatial Turn.” Within the talk, Dr. Newhard remarked on the inconsistency of GIS training … Continue reading

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Sterrett-Krause Presents on Recent Glass Research

Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause recently traveled to the 2st International Association of the History of Glass Conference in Istanbul, where she presented on recent research entitled “Reconstructing life from the litter in Pompeii’s Southwest Corner.” The lecture focused upon differing uses … Continue reading

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Newhard Publishes on Human, Environmental History

Congratulations to Dr. Newhard: published twice in Human Ecology – new research on the means by which to integrate archaeological survey and paleoenvironmental data to study resilience: Cassis, M., Doonan, O., Elton, H., and J. Newhard (2018). Evaluating archaeological evidence for … Continue reading

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Gerrish Publishes on Julius Caesar

Congratulations to Dr. Gerrish: published in Classical World – new research on Julius Caesar: Gerrish, J. (2018). Heroic Resonances in Caesar, Bellum Gallicum 5. Classical World. 111.3: 351-370. doi: 10.1353/clw.2018.0022.

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Classics Day at the College of Charleston

On November 10, over 125 high school classics students from across the state of South Carolina descended on the College of Charleston campus to enjoy a day of camaraderie at the SC Junior Classical League fall forum. Beyond the obligatory … Continue reading

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Flores Publishes on Kritias

Congratulations to Dr. Flores: published in Classical Philology – new research on Kritias: Flores, S.O. (2018). The Development of Critias in Plato’s Dialogues. Classical Philology, 113: 162-188. doi: 10.1086/696715

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Gerrish Publishes on Sallust

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Gerrish: published this spring in Histos – new research on Sallust: Gerrish, J. (2018). The Blessed Isles and Counterfactual History in Sallust. Histos 12: 49-70. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/2018AA02GerrishBlessedIsles.pdf

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Job Announcement: Instructor of Classics

The Department of Classics at the College of Charleston invites applications for a permanent position at the rank of Instructor, beginning August 16, 2019. We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated teacher-scholar with a committed career track emphasizing language pedagogy … Continue reading

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