Harvard College student Matthew DeShaw ('18) shares with the Harvard Gazette some anecdotes from his experience excavating outside Rome at the Gabii Project. The summer transformed him "from student of history to student historian."
The Department has launched its new website with help from the Harvard Web Publishing team. It is still a bit of a work in progress as we prepare for the start of fall term. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you can't find something, have questions, or to send us feedback!
Professor Jan Ziolkowski has been awarded the Österreichische Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst I. Klasse ((Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, First Class) by the Austrian Vizekanzler and Bundesminister, Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner, and the President of the Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Pascale Ehrenfreund.Read more about Austrian Distinction for Jan Ziolkowski
We are delighted to announce that our own Professor Emma Dench has won the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Graduate Student Council. Congratulations on this richly deserved distinction!
We are pleased to announce that Lizzie Mitchell, a G-5 in our Classical Archaeology program, has been awarded a two-year Kress Visiting Fellowship. She will travel to the Centre for the Arts in Society at Leiden University in the Netherlands to write her dissertation, which will focus on cupids on Roman mosaics and sarcophagi. Warmest congratulations and bon voyage to Lizzie from all of us!