Two of our Classics students, Haley Flagg and Jacob Emmett were accepted to study at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, aka the Centro, and will be there next semester. Congratulations to them both!
Prof. Susan Rotroff, the Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in the Humanities, has been awarded a Summer Research Grant from the College of Arts and Sciences for her archaeological work in Greece this coming summer.
To inaugurate our new conference room Prof. Caroline Bishop is teaming with Eta Sigma Phi to host weekly viewings of HBO's "Rome" series, beginning Sept. 13th at 5:15. All interested students are welcome.
Timothy Moore, PhD, joins the Classics department as the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor in the Classics starting July 1, 2012. Currently, he is professor of classics at the University of Texas, Austin. His research interests include Greek and Roman comedy, Roman historiography, modern views of the Romans, and ancient music.
Professor Cathy Keane has been selected for two prestigious fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year. In the fall, she will be a faculty fellow at the Center for Humanities here at Washington University. In the Spring semester, she will be joining the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati as a Margo Tytus Visiting Fellow.