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  • Thesis and Prize Event Reed 107

    Please join the Department of Classics on Thursday, May 26, for the presentation of three Senior Honors Projects and for the recognition of the 2022 prize recipients. The event will take place in person, in Reed 107, from 2:30-4:30 p.m., with a reception to follow in Reed 311.

    Senior These Presentations 2022
  • Classics Department Annual Benefactors' Lecture

    Helene Foley, Claire Tow Professor of Classics at Columbia University, will explore the way that the Athenian old comic poet Aristophanes engages with the tragic poet Euripides in three comedies, Acharnians, Peace,  and Women at the Thesmophoria. May 12th from 5:00-6:30 pm in Carson Hall L02. In person and virtual Zoom.

    2022 Annual Benefactors' Lecture
  • Coins in the Museum

    RANDALL KUHLMAN, Center for Object Study Attendant and Scheduling Assistant

    College students sit around a long table in a conference room during class. They are looking at ancient coinage.
  • Classics Students Meet a Consular General of Greece

    Members of the Classics and Art History departments recently had the opportunity to meet with Stratos Efthymiou, who is the Consul General of Greece in Boston, when he visited the Dartmouth Campus on February 18.

    Consular General of Greece
  • Mastering the Art of Reading Medieval Manuscripts

    A group of students met in Dartmouth Library's Rauner Special Collections Library to decipher handwritten texts from the Middle Ages. The class—"Latin Paleography," co-taught by Jennifer Lynn, language program director, Department of Classics, and medievalist Cecilia Gaposchkin, a professor and chair of the Department of History.

    Jenny Lynn/Rauner/Medieval Texts
  • In the News: Roberta Stewart

    A veterans' book group moderated by the classics professor is reading war stories from ancient Greece, Vermont Public Radio reports. Stewart says the group helps veterans discuss their own war experiences.

    R Stewart Veterans Book Club

Recent Publications

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  • Innovation through Recoil from Networks

    Julie Hruby, Dimitri Nakassis, Kevin Pluta

    99-115 in Interrogating Networks: Investigating Networks of Knowledge in Antiquity, ed. L. Foxhall

  • Revising Gender and Power in Callimachus Hymn 5, Women and Power in Hellenistic Poetry

    Simone Oppen

    Hellenistica Groningana 26 (2021), 321-339.

  • "Slave Labor in Plautus"

    Roberta L. Stewart

    A Companion to Plautus. Edited by D. Dutsch and G.  Franko. (John Wiley and Sons, 2020) 361-367.