Author Archives: James Newhard

The College Today – Latin Gate turns ‘L’

For 50 years, College of Charleston faculty, students, and visitors have entered campus by walking underneath the immortal words of Vergil. Interim Dean Johnson provides commentary in ‘The College Today“.

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College of Charleston Recognized for Classics

In a recent review,  the website Best Value Schools ranked the College of Charleston on its list of the “30 Best Small Colleges for a Classical Education, noting the department’s range in majors/minors, degrees awarded, range of courses, research opportunities, and high-quality … Continue reading

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CofC Classics Day 2018

On Saturday, November 4, over 100 students from schools all over the state of South Carolina will gather on the College of Charleston campus for the Fall Forum of the South Carolina Junior Classical League. Schedules and information available.

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Allison Sterrett-Krause Publishes on Roman Glass

Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause’s latest article in the Journal of Glass Studies is now out: Sterrett-Krause, A. 2017. ‘Drinking with the Dead? Glass from Roman and Christian Burial Areas at Leptiminus (Lamta, Tunisia).’ Journal of Glass Studies 59: 47-82. Check out … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Greece 2018 Heads to Islands, Actium

From May 17 to June 15, Drs. Alwine and Flores will lead students on a study of the sites and scenes of ancient Greek civilization. Their travels will take them to expected places essential for any first-time experience (Delphi, Olympia, … Continue reading

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Flores Presents at International Conference

Over the summer, Dr. Sam Flores presented his research at the ‘Celtic Conference in Classics‘ held at McGill University in Montreal, Canada from July 19-22. The title of his paper, ‘O Athenian Stranger: Xenoi and Philosophic Xenia in Plato’s Dialogues’, was presented … Continue reading

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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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