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The Wulfing Collection in The Source

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Question: How many coins are in the John Max Wulfing Coin Collection, housed in the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis?

Tim Moore’s article, “Stinging Auloi: Aristophanes, Acharnians 860-71,” has appeared in Greek and Roman Musical Studies

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Tim Moore’s article, “Stinging Auloi: Aristophanes, Acharnians 860-71,” has appeared in Greek and Roman Musical Studies. You can read more about it at Brill Online.

Amanda Kubic's recent work accepted for publication

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An article by MA student Amanda Kubic, entitled ""Female Voices and Values in Epigrams of Mourning: Anyte of Tegea and Emily Dickinson" will be published in the upcoming Fall 2017 edition of Eisodos: Zeitschrift für Antike Literatur und Theorie /Journal for Ancient Literature and Theory.

Professor Keeline's article to appear in TAPA

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Professor Tom Keeline's latest paper, "All work and no otium: Pliny on Uncle Pliny," has been accepted for publication in Transactions of the American Philological Association and will appear in 2018. Earlier this summer, a group of graduate students and faculty enjoyed a lively workshop discussion of a draft of the paper.

John Biggs Given Search Award by Eliot Society

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Washington University’s Eliot Society has awarded to John Biggs, a great friend of the Classics Department, its Search Award for a member of the society "whose outstanding contributions have advanced excellence in teaching, research and service to society.”

Jennifer Wiebe's Ancient World class performs Antigone

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Jennifer Wiebe (MA '18) can be found leading the Ancient World course for University College's Middle School Summer Challenge this month. Her students recently performed Sophocles's Antigone in the portico off the Quad. Costumes and masks courtesy of Professor Moore, as usual!

Classics and Religious Studies Welcome Lance Jenott

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Lance Jenott will join the Washington University in St. Louis Department of Classics and Program in Religious Studies as a lecturer this fall. Dr. Jenott received his PhD from Princeton University in 2011 and has taught courses on The New Testament, studies in Christian origins, and Coptic language and literature.

University Archives make available photographs by Kevin Herbert

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Kevin Herbert began teaching classics at Washington University in St. Louis in 1962. He served as curator of the Wulfing Coin Collection from 1968 to 1994 and served as chair of Classics from 1982 until his retirement. He was named professor emeritus in 1992 but continued to teach, primarily in University College,  until 2008.

Tyler Kirby accepts full-time position with Archimedes Project

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Graduate Student Tyler Kirby has just been offered a full-time software engineering and product development position with Archimedes Project after he graduates in Spring 2018. 

Joe MacDonald's paper accepted for 'The Making of the Humanities VI' conference

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lassics PhD Student, Joe MacDonald, has recently had his paper accepted by the Society for the History of Humanities for 'The Making of the Humanities VI' conference at the University of Oxford in September.

The Department of Classics Welcomes Assistant Professor Nicola Aravecchia

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The Department of Classics, along with the Department of Art History & Archaeology, are happy to welcome Nicola Aravecchia to our faculty teams! Professor Aravecchia holds a Ph.D. in Art History and an M.A. in Ancient and Medieval Art & Archaeology, both from the University of Minnesota, and a B.A. in Classical Studies from the University of Bologna.

Tim Moore speaks on Ancient Theatrical Music at Harvard

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Tim Moore delivered a paper entitled, "Meter, Music, and Memory in Roman Theater" at a workshop on Music and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean World sponsored by the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University.

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