Author Archives: James Newhard

Gerrish Presents at International Conference

In early June, Dr. Jennifer Gerrish presented her recent work on Sallust (Sallust’s Spartacus and Historiography Under the Triumvirs) at the international conference “Spartacus: History and Tradition,” held at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. Congratulations, Dr. Gerrish!

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Alwine Presents Research at CAMWS

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Alwine, who presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South entitled, ‘Oligarchy in Ancient Greece.’ In his paper, Alwine argues for a re-evaluation of the term ‘oligarchy’ … Continue reading

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Students Present Research at UNC – Chapel Hill

On the heels of the undergraduate conference held at the University of Tennessee on February 25 that was reported earlier, four students traveled to the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill on March 4 to present their research and engage … Continue reading

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Classical Charleston – a New Tradition on Campus

On Friday, Feb 3, the annual ‘Classical Charleston‘ lecture series came to a close. In typical fashion, the speakers represented some the leading voices in this year’s theme on the power of historical writing to form (and transform) cultural perspectives. … Continue reading

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Classics Faculty Assume New Leadership

The Department of Classics is pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Johnson, chair of the department, has been selected as the interim dean of the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, following the departure of Dr. Antonio Tillis.  Dr. … Continue reading

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Classical Charleston 2017. Transformations: Perspectives in Roman History

On February 2-3 the sixth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will address the role the construction of history plays in the development of cultural identity. This year’s colloquium invites four leading voices in historiography to explore the trans/formative nature of Roman … Continue reading

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Classics Student to Present at National Conference

Angelina Phebus will present research at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America.  A collaboration between herself, Dr. Newhard (Classics) and Dr. Levine (Geology), the presentation presents preliminary results of modeling communication routes in the Argo-Saronic region of … Continue reading

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Alumna and Adjunct Faculty Awarded Fulbright Alumi Grant

Kelly Smith (M.Ed. 09) has been awarded a Fulbright Alumni Grant to participate in a collaborative unit on Medieval Latin/Gregorian chants in Rome, scheduled for spring 2011. Ms. Smith will be also teaching advanced intermediate Latin in the spring 2011 … Continue reading

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Darryl Phillips Discusses the Use of Technology in Teaching

Darryl Phillips was interviewed by the Department of Information Technology about the use of wikis and other tools for teaching ancient history.

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Student a Finalist for National Fellowship

Melissa Huber has been selected as a finalist for the Lionel Pearson Fellowship, a one-year fellowship which allows for study at an English or Scottish university. The Pearson Fellowship is the top national honor bestowed on an undergraduate by the … Continue reading

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