Presenting Some Like It Hot: A Moderated Movie with Professor C.W. Marshall! Hopefully with most of those pesky midterms being over, a movie night could be exactly what we need. Join us on October 23rd in Buchanan C203 at 5pm, where we will watch the 1959 comedy film Some Like It Hot and have a […]
More academics are engaging the public through digital means today, and many are blurring the lines between academia and journalism. There are diverse platforms for disseminating information about research, but outside of journal articles, the most common tends to be blogs, from the character-limited Twitter to the long-form blog post. This presentation / Q&A will […]
Our next Pizza and Pub Night will be held on November 1st! We will be meeting at 5 pm in the Seminar Room, Buchanan C203, which is located in the C Block of the Buchanan complex on the second level. After having the pizza there, we will head over at 7 pm to The Cove […]
This talk examines the characterization of Alce in Isaeus 6 On the Estate of Euctemon to explore the complexity of family, female privilege, and female citizenship in classical Athens. Although the speech is less well known than [Demosthenes] 59, it contains much valuable information about the role and place of free, slave, and freed women […]
Using biblical and archaeological evidence, Dr. Sonia examines the intersection of birth and death ritual in Israelite religion, particularly the argument that Israelite burial evokes imagery of gestation and childbirth.
Cannae was the greatest battle of the ancient Greco-Roman world. In The Allure of Battle, the military historian Cathal Nolan has written of the dangerous illusion cast by Cannae, from antiquity right up through the Schlieffen plan of World War One. This paper examines how the Roman poet Silius Italicus represents Cannae in his epic […]