Category Archives: News

Facelift for the bulletin board

Thanks to one of our majors in Scriptorium, our always remarkable bulletin board in ETC now has all our names in rustic capitals. (And yes, Hektor is still breaker of horses.) Eat your heart out, Vat. lat. 3225.

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Willamette Undergraduate Conference

Our friends at Willamette University just issued their announcement for the annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World. This conference is a wonderful and unusual opportunity for students to present their work outside Reed. Please see any of the … finish reading Willamette Undergraduate Conference

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Updates on Syria’s Cultural Heritage and ISIS

The destruction of Syria’s cultural heritage by ISIS (i.e. ISIL, i.e. the so-called “Islamic State”) has been in the news recently due to the group’s actions in Palmyra, but it has targeted numerous other sites as well. For those interested … finish reading Updates on Syria’s Cultural Heritage and ISIS

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Article on Lucian by Cecilia D’Anastasio ’13

This blog has been lying low this summer, but that is about to change! Lots of faculty news to come soon, but for now I’m super proud to link to an article by Cecilia D’Anastasio ’13 about Lucian’s True History as the … finish reading Article on Lucian by Cecilia D’Anastasio ’13

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Classics juniors present at NUCAW

[Guest post: Haley Tilt ’16] Bailey Boatsman and I, Haley Tilt, represented Reed on April 25 at NUCAW, the undergraduate conference hosted by Willamette University in Salem. Bailey gave a talk on a painting she made, detailing the way Augustus … finish reading Classics juniors present at NUCAW

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Centro 50th Anniversary volume out now!

In celebration of the 50th birthday of our beloved Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, an anniversary volume! Check out Chapters 6 and 7. . . .

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New online journal: EIDOLON

Via Professor Seidman’s recommendation, a new online journal for Classics: EIDOLON.

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Sappho on In Our Time

I really like the fact that this program was preceded by one on the California Gold Rush, which is also great (esp. if, like me, you had to study California history in elementary school). http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05pqsk4#auto

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Alumni encounters over spring break!

I am grumpy about spring break coming to an end, but it was an eventful one for Reed Classics! We hosted a successful CAPN conference last weekend. Among the presenters were Brett Rogers ’99, Rachel Carlson ’06, and Jessica Kapteyn … finish reading Alumni encounters over spring break!

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Classics alumni in Reed magazine

A great story about the new book Classical Traditions in Science Fiction and its editors, Brett Rogers ’99 and Ben Stevens ’98.  

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