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Faculty Travel & Research - David Buchta

Classics faculty member, David Buchta, spent his summer involved in research and travel. In July, he traveled to Vancouver for the 17th tri-annual World Sanskrit Conference. August took David to Singapore, where he participated in a workshop on Indian Philosophy.

Classics Announces Faculty Search, Roman History & Latin Prose

The Department of Classics at Brown University has been authorized to announce a search for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Roman History and Latin Prose, to begin July 1, 2019. The Department invites applications for this position.

Brown Classics Department Hosts 2018 CANE Summer Institute Lecture Series

The Classical Association of New England (CANE) and Brown's Department of Classics invite you to join us for the 2018 CANE Summer Institute!  The CANE Summer Institute is a weeklong event that provide a unique and rich opportunity for teachers and students of the Classics -- as well as other disciplines -- from all levels.

Brown Classics Opens a Visiting Assistant Professor Job Search

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. 

Classics Grad Student, Erika Valdivieso, Wins J.M. Stuart Fellowship

Congratulations to Classics graduate student, Erika Valdivieso, on winning the J.M. Stuart Fellowship Award from the John Carter Brown Library!  According to the JCB website:...

Classics Professor Stratis Papaioannou Awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship

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 Presents Novel at Brown Bookstore

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.

Prof. Jeri DeBrohun, Chair of Classics, wins the Barlow-Beach Award for Distinguished Service

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.

2018 Classics Language Prize Exams

The Department of Classics will offer four Language Prize Exams in the month of April. Several financial prizes will be awarded for each exam. Eligibility to sit for each exam varies, so please read the details carefully.

2018 David Pingree Prize

The Department of Classics is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the 2018 David Pingree Prize in Ancient Science and Intellectual History. Submissions must be substantial papers examining the rigorous intellectual traditions of the ancient and medieval worlds and their textual sources. Open to all Brown undergraduates.

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