Alexander Meyer is interested in a broad range of topics related to the Roman world and focused on Greek and Latin inscriptions and documentary sources. He is actively working on topics related to the Roman army as an agent of cultural transmission, Roman clocks, calendars and concepts of time, and travel in the ancient world. In 2013 he published his first book, “The Creation, Composition, Service and Settlement of Roman Auxiliary Units Raised on the Iberian Peninsula.” Prof. Meyer is also an experienced field archaeologist and co-director of the Vindolanda Field School. Learn more
Kyle Gervais works in three areas: the texts and intertexts of Latin epic poetry, digital approaches to intertextuality, and the intersections between pop culture and ancient literature. His publications include Brill’s Companion to Statius (2015); an edition, translation, and commentary on Statius, Thebaid 2 (Oxford, forthcoming); and articles on the Tesserae Project, the violence of Quentin Tarantino, and Sparta in comics and film. Learn more
Congratulations to Jonathan Vickers, who has been awarded the prestigious Crake Fellowship for 2015-2016 at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB.
Congratulations from the Department of Classical Studies go out to Sarah Taylor for successfully defending her MA Thesis, "Frontiers of Food: Identity and Food Preparation in Roman Britain", supervised by Elizabeth Greene, on Tuesday, April 7. Read more