Grex Ludouicopolitanus in Full Swing for the 17-18 Academic Year

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On Saturday September 30, the Grex Ludouicopolitanus held its first meeting of the academic year. 15 participants met at Kayak’s Coffee Shop to talk about plans for the year and to discuss the Narcissus and Echo episode from Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

Sarah Crosley and Zak Oglesby present at the Missouri Classical Association Fall Conference

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Graduate students Sarah Crosley and Zak Oglesby presented papers at the conference of the Missouri Classical Association that was held Saturday, September 30th.

Tim Moore Elected to the SCS Program Committee

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Professor Tim Moore was recently elected to serve on the program committee for The Society for Classical Studies. His appointment will begin January 2018. The SCS is the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations. 

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.”

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.

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!

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. 

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