Category Archives: Research

James Newhard on Chipped Stone

Congratulations to Professor Jim Newhard. His book chapter “A survey of chipped stone resources and production in the Argolid” has been published in Lithics Past and Present: Perspectives on Chipped Stone Studies in Greece (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 144) 141-158. … Continue reading

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Andrew Alwine Publishes on Patronage

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Alwine, whose article “Freedom and Patronage in the Athenian Democracy” just appeared (Journal of Hellenic Studies 136 [2016] 1-17). To ask a question about “patronage” is to view the issue from a top-down, broadly-conceived theoretical perspective. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sarah Cohen, Hannah Edwards, and Gwen Gibbons, who were chosen to present their research at the Undergraduate Classics Conference, sponsored by the Department of Classics at the University of Tennessee (Feb. 25, 2017). Sarah Cohen: “The Late Roman … Continue reading

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Dr. Sam Flores Talks Socrates!

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Flores, who presented his paper “Socrates and Anaxagoras: Plato’s Criticism of Anaxagorean Physics” at the meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy at Fordham University (Oct. 28-30, 2016).

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Dr. Jennifer Gerrish has been invited to present her paper, “Sallust’s Spartacus and Historiography Under the Triumvirs,” at a conference this coming spring in Lublin, Poland on “Spartacus: History and Tradition.” — Congratulations!  

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Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause Publishes on “Drinking with the Dead”

Congratulations to Dr. S.-K. whose article, “Drinking with the Dead? Glass from Roman and Christian Burial Areas at Leptiminus (Lamta, Tunisia),” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Glass Studies. Summary: Excavations by the Leptiminus Archaeological Project at … Continue reading

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Dr. Kevin Pluta and the Palace of Nestor

In the Odyssey the Greek hero Nestor returned safely to Pylos. Today Mycenean Pylos is an important archaeological site located on the western coast of the Peloponnese in Greece. Carl Blegen first excavated the site in 1952 and identified the … Continue reading

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Dr. Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael Wins NEH Grant

The NEH has awarded Dr. Zeiner-Carmichael a grant to participate in the Summer Seminar Communication, Empire, and the City of Rome at the American Academy in Rome, Italy, from June 25 to July 27, 2012. She will spend this research … Continue reading

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Dr. Darryl Phillips’ Article Accepted for Publication

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Phillips, whose article, “Potestas and Auctoritas: Augustus and Elections 27-17 B.C.,” was accepted to appear in the 2012 volume of Collection Latomus: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History.

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Student Research Nationally Recognized

Angelina Phebus, a senior AB classics major, was awarded first runner-up overall in the poster session at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America – one of the top two professional associations for Classics in North America.  This … Continue reading

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