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Classics Professor Named Outstanding Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Alwine, who was awarded the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award for the School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs at the ExCEL Awards, College of Charleston (Wednesday, March 30, 2016).

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CLASSICS: INNOVATION, TRADITION, AND THE LIBERAL ARTS

On February 15-16 the fifth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will address the role Classics plays in the Liberal Arts Tradition and the innovative ways it continues to challenge our contemporary world. Monday, Feb. 15, 4:00 pm (Alumni Center SOEHHP): … Continue reading

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Andrew Alwine Publishes Book on Enmity and Feuding

Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens is a long-overdue analysis of the competitive power dynamics of Athenian honor and the potential problems these feuds created for democracies. The citizens of Athens believed that harming one’s enemy was an acceptable practice … Continue reading

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Grave of ‘Griffin Warrior’ Uncovered at Pylos!

Archaeologists digging at Pylos, an ancient city on the southwest coast of Greece, have discovered the rich grave of a warrior who was buried at the dawn of European civilization. http://magazine.uc.edu/editors_picks/recent_features/warrior_tomb.html

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Glass Lab Open House: Research Opportunity (Oct. 23, 2:30-4:30, Bell South 217)

Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause invites students — no experience necessary — to assist her in working on Roman glass excavated in Carthage. Lay your hands on the past! We are fortunate to have a working glass lab with artifacts to catalogue … Continue reading

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Phalanx Days: Oct. 15 and 22

Come join the Classics Club for Phalanx Days in the Cistern Yard: Thursday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 22 at 4:30 PM. Make your own Greek shield and re-enact the phalanx, the battle formation that defeated the mighty Persian empire.

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A New Look at the People of Pompeii

Revealed – what’s inside the Pompeii mummies: Incredible CT scans show bodies in unprecedented detail laying bare their bones, delicate facial features and even perfect teeth Restorers are working on 86 preserved plaster casts of Romans who died when Mt … Continue reading

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Classics Club: Graduate School Forum

On Thursday, September 24th, 4:00pm (RAND 301A), the Classics Club is sponsoring an informational session for anyone interested in graduate school for Classics, Classical Archaeology, and related disciplines. There will be time for questions and answers!

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Classics Club Meeting

The next meeting of the Classics Club will be Thursday, September 17 (4:30-8:00 PM) in Randolph Hall 301B. Come join us for Classics Board Games!

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Classics Professor Digs Whale Fossil

Dr. Jim Newhard, Classics Professor and Director of Archaeology, works with a crew of paleontology professionals to recover an ancient whale skull from the Ashley River, Charleston, SC.

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