Category Archives: Classics News

Faculty Teaching Awards, Grants and Recognitions, Spring 2016

Prof. Laura Levi Altstaedter was named a 2015-16 Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching, and is the winner of the Robert L. Jones Award for Outstanding Teaching. · ECU News Story about the Founders Day Awards Ceremony The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures recognized two faculty for their Outstanding Commitment to Teaching for 2015-16: Lisa Ellison (Classical Studies)

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Student Achievements in Classical Studies, 2016

Mia Willis will be attending The American Excavations at Kenchreai four-week archaeological field school this summer. Sponsored by the Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies and directed by Vanderbilt University professor Joseph Rife, the program will include data analysis, artifact processing and conservation, on-site exploration, architectural survey and stratigraphic documentation. During the field school, her academic focus will be the

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April 4-8, 2016. Research and Creative Achievement Week

Presentations at Research and Creative Achievement Week by FLL students: Tuesday April 5. INTERSECTION: ARTS AND SCIENCES. MSC 244. Mia Willis, BA MULT: Classical Civilization. Oral Presentation. 9:20-9:30am. “Greco-Roman Paganism in the Architectural Culture of the Southern Levant During the Roman Empire” Wednesday April 6. NATURAL SCIENCES Elisa Alfonso, Double major Music and BA Hispanic Studies. Oral Presentation. MSC Great

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Charles Fantazzi et al. edd., Brill’s Companion to the Neo-Latin World

Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World. Brill Publishers, Leiden, 2014. Edited by Philip Ford (†), Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014 Library Journal Best Print Reference Selection 2014 With its striking range and penetrating depth, Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and broad cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that

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David Wilson-Okamura, winner of the 2016 MacCaffrey Prize

The Spenser Review 2016 MacCaffrey Prize The winner of the 2016 MacCaffrey Prize was David Wilson-Okamura, for Spenser’s International Style (Cambridge University Press, 2013). In the words of the selection committee: “Spenser’s International Style ushers the reader into a virtual drawing room where the great literary stylists and theorists of style from a 1500-year span of European history are engaged

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New Concentration in Global Studies, Foreign Language Course Renumbering, starting Fall 2016

New for Fall 2016: Global Studies Concentration – 30 s.h. • GLST 1000 – Introduction to Global Studies (first offered fall 2017) • GLST 4500 – Seminar in Global Studies (first offered spring 2018) Choose 15 s.h. of FREN or GERM or SPAN electives above 2004 or Choose 9 s.h. of FREN or GERM or SPAN electives above 2999 and

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