On Tuesday May 8, 2019, the Greek Consul, Stratos Efthymiou, based in Boston, made an informal visit to Brown for discussions with Elsa Amanatidou, Director of the Modern Greek Studies program, and the Classics Department.
On Monday, April 29th, the Department of Classics held its annual New Concentrators Reception. At the end of every academic year, the Classics Department hosts this evening event at the Brown Faculty Club. We invite current Classics Department members and our undergraduate alumni to enjoy refreshments and welcome the new Classics concentrators.
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!
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.
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.
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.