In the Spotlight

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Please join us in Eaton Humanities, Room 345 on Wednesday from 1:00-3:00.

Bring a friend and enjoy stimulating conversation and good company!




The McClanahan Lecture Series
presents a free, public lecture

"Becoming a Diva in Ancient Rome? The problem of the 'First Lady',"
Carole Newlands (UC Boulder Classics)

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Professor Carole Newlands has been selected as a Distinguished Professor of the College of Arts & Sciences!!!

This is the highest distinction the College confers, reserved for two or three outstanding faculty each year who embody overwhelming excellence in all the categories of teaching, research, and service -- the selection process is incredibly rigorous, including detailed letters of nomination,...

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Professor Beth Dusinberre had been asked to be next year's Kershaw Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America, touring the country to talk about Near Eastern archaeology!

Wonderful news, Beth! Congrats!!!

Prof. Sarah James has been awarded a Kayden Research Grant to support fieldwork at Corinth this summer! She'll be directing a wholly new excavation in the South Stoa -- this is an amazingly significant event, to open new trenches at Corinth.

Congrast, Sarah!!!

Prof. Sarah James's book has been accepted! It will appear as *Corinth
VII.7: The Hellenistic Fine Wares* (Princeton, New Jersey). This is an
incredibly important monograph, for in it Prof. James not only publishes
entirely new material but also completely overturns the dating of the
Hellenistic pottery from Corinth. The book has two enormous implications:
one is that she demonstrates that our understanding of the habitation
patterns and overarching social...

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Prof. Lauri Reitzammer's book has been accepted and will appear with Wisconsin University Press! The Athenian Adonia in Context: The Adonis Festival as Cultural Practice, looks at visual and literary representations of a ritual that has previously been largely neglected -- the Adonis festival, or Adonia. The book considers questions of gender, power, "peripheralism," and religion in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE: Lauri demonstrates that Adonis, the lover of the goddess...

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Professor Lauri Reitzammer has been awarded a grant from the Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities to conduct research this summer on her next major book project! This book explores her observation that women in classical Athens are described in terms that relate them to travelers, emigrants, and resident aliens, even if the women remain in their original hometowns. Exciting work!


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