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)

Professor Pucci Named One of Best Professors in Nation

Professor Joseph Pucci has been named one of the top 300 professors in the nation in the Princeton Review's new guidebook The Best 300 Professors. The guidebook includes a profile of Prof. Pucci, who is particularly commended for his courses Fortunatus and The Idea of Self

Prof. Pucci is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Classics, and has long been recognized at the university as an exceptional, dedicated, and beloved teacher. He is one of five Brown professors to be profiled in the new book. 

(Distributed April 10, 2012)