Porter’s Lodge, Gateway to the College of Charleston
In this episode of ClassiCasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with current College of Charleston students and classics majors Jules Riddle and MC Manning about their experience at CofC and their thoughts about the field.
Professor Allison Sterrett-Krause (Photo by Reese Moore)
In this episode of ClassiCasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause, an assistant professor in the Department of Classics. Dr. Sterrett-Krause is a specialist in the archaeological study of ancient glass here at the College of Charleston where she directs the Charleston Archaeological Glass Lab, a “one-of-a-kind research opportunity for students.” She is currently leading a team of undergraduate volunteer researchers studying glass from the Bir El Knissia church in Tunisia. This semester, they’re meeting every Friday at 2:30 for two hours of music and uninterrupted archaeological pleasure.
Sneaky Snitch, Severe Tire Damage, and Virtutes Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod
On March 9-10, 2020, the eighth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will look at the topic of translation. Often viewed as a simple if specialized practice, translation is a means by which ideas are transferred from one culture to another, a process which brings the practices into the wider lenses of reception and cross-cultural engagement.
In this episode of ClassiClasts, Dr. Overholt speaks with Spencer Williams. Spencer is a 2011 graduate of the College of Charleston who went on to serve as a staff assistant and legislative aid to Senator Lindsey Graham on Capitol Hill before entering law school. He is now a lawyer living in Washington, DC. This past December, Dr. Overholt spoke with Spencer about Classics, his time at the College of Charleston, and the role that Classics played in helping him navigate the professional world.
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Recently, the College Today featured the lifelong passions of Lucia Johnson-Vest for both the classical world and supporting students. She and her husband, Edward Vest, have been long-standing supporters of classics at the College of Charleston.
Click the playbar below to listen to the 1st episode of ClassiCasts, the official podcast of CofC Classics, created and produced in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.
Dr. James Newhard, Professor and Chair of Classics and Director of the Center for Historical Landscapes
In this inaugural episode, Dr. Overholt speaks with Dr. James Newhard, Professor and Chair of Classics and Director of the Center for Historical Landscapes, about the field of classics and what types of career opportunities majoring in classics can open.
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