Category Archives: News
I am away from Reed this year and teaching at the Centro, where many Reed Classics majors (and several faculty) have studied. Three students are here with me this semester. Today we visited the American Academy, a visit that included … finish reading Reedies in Rome
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.
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
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
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
[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
In celebration of the 50th birthday of our beloved Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, an anniversary volume! Check out Chapters 6 and 7. . . .
Via Professor Seidman’s recommendation, a new online journal for Classics: EIDOLON.
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
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!