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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.


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.

  • Charles Stocking sheds some light on the history of the Olympic Flame leading up to the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Read more
  • Field School glimpses into Roman Empire's past, students' futures. Read More

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