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charlesCharles Stocking

Charles Stocking specializes in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature especially Greek Epic; Greek Religion; Ancient Athletics; Gender and the Body in Greece and Rome; and Classics and Critical Theory. He is currently working on a number of projects including Sacrifice and the Politics of the Belly: Ritual, Gender, and Ideology in Archaic and Classical Greece. Learn more about Charles Stocking.  

debraDebra Nousek

Congratulations to Dr. Debra Nousek on the release of her book "A Caesar Workbook" published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers Inc, 2012. Learn more about Debra Nousek's research and teaching.


  • jamesCongratulations to Dr. James Kruck, who has been invited to teach a new course at Quest University on “Challenging Authority” in January 2015. Dr. Kruck completed his Ph.D. (supervised by Debra Nousek) this past July. His dissertation “The Modalities of Roman Translation” explores the relationships between translation and authorial self-promotion in Roman literature.
  • PeterCongratulations to Dr. Peter Miller, winner of a 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal!
     Peter completed his Ph.D., supervised by Professor Christopher Brown, in Western’s Department of Classical Studies in the spring of 2014.  His dissertation, “Athletes in Song and Stone: Victory and Identity in Epinician and Epigram,” analyzes ethnicity, gender, and class in the literature of the ancient Olympics.

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