The Department of Classics at Brown University has been authorized to announce a search for a one-year visiting appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July, 2018. This is a non-tenure-track position, and is renewable for one year only. Full time teaching expectation is four courses per academic year. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach one advanced course in ancient Greek language and literature, one advanced course in Latin language and literature, two lecture or smaller discussion courses in translation, and to participate actively in other departmental activities, including advising. Ph.D. by time of appointment is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. (Distributed May 7, 2018)
Classics Professor Stratis Papaioannou has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim fellowship. According to the website of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Prof. project is "a narrative History of Byzantine Literature (330 CE-1453 CE)." Professor Papaiannou is an Associate Professor of Classics and is also the Director of Brown's Medieval Studies Program.
Classics Alumna Madeline Miller, '00, will be at the Brown Bookstore on Thursday, April 26th to present her new book, "Circe." This is the highly anticipated follow-up to her New York Times bestseller "The Song of Achilles." You can find more information about the event on Brown Bookstore's website and additional information about the book on the publisher's website.
Congratulations Madeline for the release of your new book!
On Friday, March 9, 2018, Jeri DeBrohun, Chair of the Department of Classics, was honored at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of New England (CANE) by being awarded the Barlow-Beach Award, CANE’s highest honor bestowed on a member of the association.