Duke Professor Emeritus Francis Newton gave a Montague Rhodes Memorial Lecture on "Paucissimi sed Pretiosissimi: Manuscript Treasures in Beneventan Script in Scottish Libraries" at Aberdeen University in December 2014.
In December 2014 Duke Professor Emeritus Francis Newton and Leiden University Professor, F. Erik Kwakkel gave a joint lecture at York University.
In October and November 2014 there was a Traces of the Past: An Exhibition on Archaeology/Technology/Imagery in the Smith Warehouse, Bays 10 & 11.
In November 2014 Professor, Emeritus Francis Newton gave the Virginia Brown Memorial Lecture on 'Lucius Triumphs Over His Fortune' (Met.11.15): Apuleius' Extraordinary Texts and the Extraordinary Monte Cassino Manuscripts That Saved Them For Civilization at the Texts and Contexts annual conference held on the campus of the Ohio State University.
Honoring Diskin Clay, 1938-2014
We regret to announce the passing of our esteemed and beloved friend and colleague, Diskin Clay. A symposium honoring Diskin was held on November 8th in the Goodson Chapel. His obituary sketches out some of his many accomplishments. Condolences may be sent to his wife, .
Below: The late Duke Professor, Diskin Clay in Athens, Greece during his late 20's.