News

MA student accepts Latin teaching job

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Morgan Nicoulin (MA ’19) has accepted a position teaching at Heritage Preparatory School in midtown Atlanta, GA.

Nicola Aravecchia’s book on Egyptian excavations is published

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Professor Nicola Aravecchia is celebrating the appearance of his book on an important site in the early history of Egyptian Christianity.

Tom Keeline awarded two major fellowships for work on digital text

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The department congratulates Professor Tom Keeline for winning two prestigious fellowships to support his research.

Tom Keeline wins prestigious book award from CAMWS

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Professor Tom Keeline’s 2018 book has just been selected to win the 2019 First Book Award from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.

Students bring Certamen to local high school Latin enthusiasts

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Undergraduates and graduate students put on Certamen, the competition for high school Classics students created by the National Junior Classical League.

Washington University Classics Faculty to Present Papers at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies

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Three members of the Washington University in St. Louis Classics Department will present papers at the annual meeting of The Society for Classical Studies January 3–6, 2019 in San Diego, California.

Former Biggs Resident in Classics passes away

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The department has learned of the November 25th death of Professor Philip Levine, who joined us as the Biggs Resident in Classics in 1993.

Professor Bubelis gives talks at two conferences in Greece

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Will Bubelis recently spoke at two conferences in Greece.

Classics graduate students teach school group about Greek mythology and theater

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On November 8th, over thirty students and parents from the Copper Creek Homeschool Group in Greenville, Illinois visited the Washington University campus to expand their ongoing study of Greek mythology.

Classics graduate student receives Distinguished Thesis Award from the Graduate College of Missouri State University

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David Armstrong was named the recipient of the Distinguished Thesis Award in the Humanities category by the Graduate College of Missouri State University.

Dr. Grizelda McClelland named the Onassis Foundation Teaching Fellow in Culture and Humanities

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The Prison Education Project is proud to announce that Dr. Grizelda McClelland has been named the Onassis Foundation Teaching Fellow in Culture and Humanities. This generous fellowship will support her Spring 2019 course in ancient Greek culture at Missouri Eastern Correctional Center.

Undergraduate alumna accepts teaching job in New York

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We are proud to announce that Carolyn Pohl has just accepted a job teaching at Classical Charter Schools in the Bronx, NY.

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