2012 Language Prize

Francis Wayland Language Prize Exams 2012:


The Classics Department presents the 2012-2013 Language Prize Exams...

During the month of November the Classics Department will host 2 Language Prize Exams.  Exams are open to students of the class of 2016 ONLY.

Monday, November 12th @ 4:00pm
Location:  MacFarlane 102

Tuesday, November 13th@ 4:00pm
Location:  MacFarlane 101

(Distributed October 26, 2012)

Vacancy: Greek Historian (Associate or Full Professor Rank)

The Department of Classics at Brown University has been authorized to announce a search for a senior Hellenist (Associate or Full Professor) with a specialization in ancient Greek History. The successful candidate will teach Greek history as well as Classical Greek language and literature. Prerequisites for consideration include distinction in scholarship and teaching in any aspect of Greek history.

Candidates should submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least five references.

(Distributed October 22, 2012)

Stratis Papaioannou wins University's Graduate Advising and Mentoring Award

Stratis Papaioannou, Associate Professor of Classics, won this year's Graduate Advising and Mentoring Award. The award is given annually by the University to a "faculty member who has made a significant contribution as an advisor or mentor to graduate students."

Read more about the award here.

Congratulations, Stratis!

(Distributed May 17, 2012)

"Being Nobody" Conference Set to Begin

From April 13-15, Brown will be hosting a conference entitled: "Being Nobody? Understanding Slavery Thirty Years After Slavery and Social Death

The international conference has been organized by Professor John Bodel, Chair of the Department of Classics at Brown, and Professor Walter Scheidel of Stanford University. 

Full details are available on the conference website:

(Distributed April 10, 2012)