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  • Professor Kuin specializes in the study of ancient Greek and Roman religion and philosophy and has a particular interest in Greek imperial literature and epigraphy. She completed her Ph.D. at NYU in 2015 and then held a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Ancient History at Groningen University in the Netherlands. She is the author of Leven met de goden: Religie in de oudheid (Living With the Gods: Religion in Antiquity; Amsterdam University Press 2018)...

  • Coming Home in Classic and Contemporary Literature and Culture

    Peter Molin, Rutgers- New Brunswick
    United States Army (Retired)

    Monday, June 25, 2018
    Carson Hall L02, 4:30 pm

    Free and open to the public!

    Peter Molin is a retired United States Army infantry officer who currently teaches in the Writing Program at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. While in the Army, Molin served overseas in South Korea, the Sinai, Kosovo, and...

  • One million words. Six volumes. That's the size of what some scholars are calling "a once-in-a-generation effort." Classics department chair Christesen and coeditor Paul Cartledge, a former Cambridge University professor, have the Olympian job of editing the Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World (due by 2021). Together they are writing the volume Spartan Origins.
    In May, Dartmouth hosts the other authors, 30 scholars from eight nations, a group Christesen calls "a...

  • All graduation seniors, friends and family are invited to join the faculty for a reception prior to commencement.

    Please join us in celebrating the Class of 2018

    Saturday, June 9, 2018

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Rockefeller Center, Hinman Forum

  • The classicist will use a Mellon New Directions grant to apply modern forensics to antiquity.

    As an undergraduate at Duke University, Julie Hruby—now an assistant professor in the Department of Classics—was numbering artifacts at the site of her first archaeological excavation when she noticed something interesting. 

    “I was putting a number on a loom weight”—a clay disc used by Greek weavers in antiquity—“and I realized it had a complete palm print. I thought, I bet you can do...

  • A 12-week reading and discussion group for Veterans and Service Members
    Elisabeth Parrott, Psy.D.
    - Lowell Vet Center
    Roberta Stewart, Ph.D.
    - Professor of Classics, Dartmouth College
    Rich Barbato
    - Readjustment Counseling Service
    Interested? Contact:
    [email protected]
    Begins: Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:30pm
    Lowell Vet Center

  • A chorus of 8 will dance to new ancient music.
    John Franklin, University of Vermont

    Faulkner Auditorium, Hopkins Center
    Saturday, April 7, 2018, 11:00 am

    Euripides Helen A Tragicomic Musical of Mistaken Identity and Marital Fidelity Chorus of 8 singing and dancin...

  • We the People - Athenian Style: How Modern Democracy is Not Ancient
    Paul Cartledge, University of Cambridge, UK

    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Carson L01
    4:45 pm

    Reception to follow!

    Democracy, the word, was originally invented in ancient Greece, by the
    Athenians of the Classical period (5th-4th centuries BCE). It was they too
    who invented the original form - or rather forms - of democracy. We (...

  • Dear Colleagues,
    I am pleased to be able to announce the recipients of this year’s Neukom Institute CompX awards. It was a very difficult
    decision process with over 1M$ in total requests. I wish I could have funded many more. That said, I would like to give
    special thanks to George Morris and the entire Research Computing group. Their eagerness to engage with so many diverse
    computational projects has enabled the NI CompX funding to go further. I encourage all of you with...

  • Professor Roberta Stewart’s course, in which veterans read Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey, is spreading to other colleges. Reading Homer can help veterans cope with their own struggles, says Stewart.  Reading Homer can help veterans cope with their own struggles, says Stewart.

    A small group of military veterans has been meeting weekly in a classroom at the University of Vermont to discuss "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" for college credit — and to give meaning to...