Department of Classical StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities
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    Vindolanda Field School : Summer 2014

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B. SteinbockBernd Steinbock’s research interests lie at the point where history and literary texts intersect. His book Social Memory in Athenian Public Discourse: Uses and Meanings of the Past explores the manifestation, transmission and contestation of collective memory in Classical Athens. He recently published a paper on “Coin Types and Latin Panegyrics as Means of Imperial Communication” and is currently working on the Sicilian Expedition in Greek memory and imagination. Learn more


K. OlsonKelly Olson’s research focuses on clothing and gender in Roman antiquity. Recent publications include “Masculinity, appearance, and sexuality: dandies in Roman antiquity, in the The Journal of the History of Sexuality 23.2 (2014), and “The Roman toga : status, sexuality, identity,” in M. Masterson and N. Rabinowitz (edd) Sex in Antiquity: New Essays on Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World (2014, Routledge). She will publish her new book, *Masculinity, Sexuality, and Dress in Roman Antiquity* with Routledge in 2016. Learn more

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  • StatiusCongratulations to Kyle Gervais from the Department of Classical Studies on the publication of Brill’s Companion to Statius, the first companion volume to be produced on the most important Roman poet of the Flavian period. Thirty-four chapters from international experts examine the social, cultural, and political issues surrounding Statius’ poetry; his controversial aesthetic; his use of the poetic tradition; and his scholarly and literary reception in subsequent ages to the present.
  • E. GreeneThe Department of Classical Studies would like to congratulate Elizabeth Greene, winner of the 2014-2015 Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching. Read more about Dr. Greene and the award in the Western News.

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