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Named chair for Naomi Weiss

September 12, 2019

Naomi Weiss has received the distinct honor of being named the Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of the Humanities by Claudine Gay, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Honor for Tiziana D’Angelo 

September 12, 2019

Tiziana D’Angelo (PhD Harvard 2013), Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek and Roman Art in the University of Nottingham, is to receive the Ghislieri Award from the Associazione Alunni del Collegio Ghislieri on October 3, 2019, at a ceremony in Pavia, Italy.

David Elmer appointed Eliot Professor of Greek Literature

July 31, 2019
David Elmer, a specialist in Homer and the Greek novel, has been appointed the eleventh Eliot Professor of Greek Literature, to succeed Albert Henrichs, who occupied the chair for 33 years until his death in 2017. Warmest congratulations to Professor Elmer!

Conference in honor of Richard Tarrant

September 25, 2018

On September 21st and 22nd, there was a wonderful celebration of the career of Richard Tarrant in the Thompson Room at the Barker Center. The event was organized by three of his former doctoral students: Lauren Curtis (PhD ’13), Irene Peirano Garrison (PhD ’07), and Jarrett Welsh (PhD ’09). See the event program below.

“Texts, Authors, and Readers: A Conference in Honor of Richard Tarrant”

Friday 21 September


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Theo Motzkin and Justin Walthier elected to Phi Beta Kappa

May 28, 2019
Theo Motzkin (Class of 2019), a joint concentrator in Classics and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Justin Walthier (Class of 2019), a concentrator in Ancient History (Greek and Roman), have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. PBK key