April 2014 The following Classical Studies Graduate Students have won competitive fellowships at Duke for 2014-15:
March 2014 Our own Cliff Robinson has won the University teaching award for graduate instructors!
March 28-30 at Duke and UNC. For details visit: sites.duke.edu/classicspedagogy/
Workshop Schedule: sites.duke.edu/classicspedagogy/tentative-schedule/
Student organizers Cliff Robinson and Erika Weinberg (UNC) received a $5,000 grant from the Keenan-Biddle Fund to support this innovative conference. On the Duke side of the planning committee were Tripp Young and Mack Zalin, but almost all the Duke ClSt students were collaboratively involved in the conception of and arrangements for the conference.
January 2014 Classical Studies graduate students Tripp Young, Mack Zalin, and John Aldrup-MacDonald will be presenting papers at the annual CAMWS meeting in Waco, Texas, in April 2014.
Tripp Young will speak on "Delphi in Plato's Laws"
Mac Zalin will speak on "The Dichotomy of Classical Antiquity in Viaggio in Italia"
John Aldrup-MacDonald will speak on "Peasant and Power in Souk-el-Khmis: the Imperial Archive in CIL VIII 10570"
The following students will be giving papers at the APA/AIA meetings in Chicago in January 2014:
Rob Dudley, "How did People Back Then Understand This?," APA panel on the oral benefits of Latin
Katie Langenfeld, "The Circulation of the Historia Augusta: Reconsidering its Anonymity"
Meanwhile, over in Washington DC, Tim Shea will be presenting his paper, "Drunken Celts: Wine Consumption and the Barbarian in Ancient Historiography" at the American Historical Association
Classical Studies graduate students Mack Zalin and John Smith-MacDonald will be giving papers at the CAMWS-SS conference in November 2012
Mack's paper: "Towards a model of climatic and geographic determinism in Thucydides’ Archaeology: an intertextual approach."
John's paper: "Thucydides on Democratic Epigraphic Habits."
Feb. 2012. Recent Classical Studies PhD Alex Loney has won the New Faculty Fellowship Award from the American Council of Learned Societies
February 2012 - Joseph Miller has won an external award for the final year of his dissertation work: the Fay Horton Sawyier Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago
December 2012 The following Classical Studies Graduate Students have won competitive fellowships at Duke for 2012-2013: