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The Paideia Institute Honors Michael C.J. Putnam

The Brown Classics Department is pleased to announce that our very own Dr. Michael C.J. Putnam (Professor Emeritus, 2008) will receive the Arete Award from The Paideia Institute at next week’s 2nd Annual Paideia Institute Gala!  

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Brown Classics Participates in the NEAHC Spring 2019

On Thursday April 11, 2019, the New England Ancient Historians Colloquium (NEAHC) celebrated 40 years of its existence. The first meeting of this regional group of Ancient Historians of ancient Greece and Rome took place in November 1978 when the first presenter was Kurt Raaflaub (Brown University). Forty years later, Kurt Raaflaub was chosen to present a paper for this special Anniversary edition of the colloquium.

Announcing the 2019 Classics Wayland Prizes

The Department of Classics is offering two Language Prize Exams in April.  Financial prizes will be awarded for each exam!  Eligibility for the exams vary, so please read the details carefully. 

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Presenting the 2019 David Pingree Prize in Ancient Science and Intellectual History

The Brown Department of Classics is pleased to announce the 2019 David Pingree Prize in Ancient Science and Intellectual History.

Classics Hosts Workshop for Asian American Studies Writing Group

The Classics Department at Brown University is hosting a half-day workshop for the Asian American Studies Writing Group (AASWG). AASWG is an intercollegiate and interdisciplinary network of scholars who come together to provide feedback and support for academic work broadly related to Asian studies.

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Announcing the 2019 Classics Lyon & Foster Prizes

Announcing the 2019 Classics Lyon & Foster Prizes

The Department of Classics will offer two Language Prize Exams in the month of March.  Financial prizes will be awarded for each exam!  Eligibility for the exams vary, so please read the details carefully. 

 

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[email protected] Participates in "Linking Islands of Data" network

Classics @ Brown is pleased to announce its participation in Linking Islands of Data, a UK-USA network funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK). The project is co-directed by Daniel Pett (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK) and Elton Barker (Open University, UK). The project uses technology to link data about classics, archaeology, epigraphy, and museology.

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Prof. Eccleston Presents at CSREA, "Odd-See's Speech & the Fault Lines of Black Classicisms"

Classics Professor Sasha-Mae Eccleston will be giving a presentation for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) as part of their "What I'm Thinking About Now" series.  The series is an ongoing, informal workshop/seminar to which faculty and graduate students are invited to present and discuss recently published works and works in progress.

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Classics Grad Student Gives Talk at JCB

Classics graduate student, Erika Valdivieso, will be giving a presentation at the John Carter Brown Library entitled, “Guadalupe (MS. 1594, BNM): Text, Context, and the Virgilian Tradition.

Prof. Eccleston Conducts Seminar Discussing Gwendolyn Brooks’ ‘The Anniad’

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, as part of the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States, Prof. Sasha-Mae Eccleston will be presiding over a workshop in her capacity as Co-President of Eos Africana, a scholarly society dedicated to Africana receptions of Ancient Greece and Rome.

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