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Job Opening for a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Ancient History

July 22, 2021

The Department of the Classics is pleased to announce an opening for a Tenure-Track (Assistant or Associate) Professor in Ancient History. View the full job announcement.

Applications are invited from candidates specializing in any aspect of the ancient Mediterranean world from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity. The appointment...

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Curtis Dozier Mahindra Lecture: Classical Athens and Contemporary White Ethnonationalism (video)

May 14, 2021

Professor Curtis Dozier gave a paper “Classical Athens and Contemporary White Ethnonationalism" on April 27, 2021 as part of the Mahindra Humanities Seminar "Classical Traditions" and as the second installment of a number of ongoing presentations on treating the Classics in the context of the rise of extreme forms nationalism and racism. Professor Dozier is Director of the website “Pharos: Doing Justice to the Classics,” which since 2017 has documented examples of...

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DIAR Update: Microgrants and Webpage

April 20, 2021

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-racism committee invites applications for microgrants. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and funds can be used to sponsor reading groups, classroom visits by external speakers, small exhibits and any such initiatives or projects aimed at promoting diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in our department.

A link to the application can be found on the new departmental...

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Paul Kosmin awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 9, 2021

Paul Kosmin, Philip J. King Professor of Ancient History, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2021–22 to write his book on "The Ancient Shore." Guggenheim Fellowships are open to all fields and therefore extremely hard to get. This year, Professor Kosmin was the only person listed under "Classics." See all recipients on the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation website.

This very exciting news comes hot on the heels of the publication...

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