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  • Classics Welcomes Professor Glauthier

    This fall, Patrick Glauthier will be joining the Classics Department as a new Assistant Professor specializing in Latin literature. Prof. Glauthier has worked especially on the emergence and development of scientific theory in Rome.

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  • Annual Benefactors' Fund Lecture

    The Classics Department is pleased to welcome Mary T. Boatwright of Duke University as our distinguished speaker for the annual Benefactors' Fund Lecture. Prof. Boatwright is a specialist in the social and political history of the Roman Empire.

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  • Roman Comedy Lives!

    Emeritus Professor James Tatum will be appearing with the Ad Hoc Players in AMPHITRYON 39? in which Plautus’s raucous comedy will be paired (improbably?) with Shakespeare’s Othello. This is a special performance honoring Professor Bill Cook, Emeritus-English.

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  • Q&A with Classics and religion professor Timothy Baker '08

    Growing up in Buffalo, New York, classics and religion professor Timothy Baker ’08 was interested in folklore, fairy tales and religion, a fascination that led him to take Latin in middle school and study religion when he came to Dartmouth as an undergraduate in 2004.

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  • A Living Language: Latin 1 at Play and a Latin Podcast

    Suzanne Lye's course intentionally discards many traditional ways of teaching. She incorporates “game-based” learning, and her students engage in creative multi-media presentations and projects to learn Latin. This term, her Latin 1 class produced a podcast on Roman topics.

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  • Spotlight on Teaching with Museum Collections

    Dartmouth faculty & students from disciplines including art history, classics, religion, & history, made use of both the Yale loans and works from the Hood collection to reveal connections to wider cultural, religious, political, and social themes.

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  • Jeremy Rutter Receives Honorary Degree from Uppsala

    Uppsala and Dartmouth are members of the Matariki Network of Universities, a consortium of seven international institutions. The network, which Dartmouth joined in 2010, facilitates collaboration and the exchange of knowledge and resources among its members.

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Recent Publications

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  • Mycenaean Greece and the Aegean: Palace and Province in the Late Bronze Age

    Margaretha T. Kramer-Hajos

    Cambridge University Press 2016

  • “Anatomies of Joy: Seneca, Claranus, and the Gaudium Tradition”

    Margaret Graver

    Hope, Joy and Affection in the Classical World, ed. R. Caston and R. A. Kaster, 123-42. Oxford University Press, 2016

  • “Ancient Narratives and Modern War Stories: Reading Homer with Combat Veterans.”

    Roberta L. Stewart

    Amphora 12.1 (2015).

  • “Gender and Ethnicity in Heliodorus’ Aithiopika”

    Suzanne Lye

    Classical World, Vol. 109, No. 2 (Winter 2016: Special Issue: Gender, East, and West in Classical Antiquity): 235-262.


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