Fall 2011 News Archive

Congratulations to Brenda Fields on the award of a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Holmes Dissertation Fellowship, to support her thesis “Fear Mongering in Late Republican Rome, 88-28 BCE.”

Fall 2011 Faculty Publications

We are proud to announce the arrival of A Companion to Tacitus edited by Victoria Emma Pagán
Malden: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012

We are proud to announce the publication of A Commentary on the Satyrica of Petronius by Gareth Schmeling, Professor Emeritus
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011

We are proud to announce the publication of Ctesias: On India, Translation and Commentary by Andrew G. Nichols, PhD 2008
London: Bristol Academic Press, 2011

Fall 2011 Events

Lecture by Prof. Ralph Rosen
September 23, 2011
5:10 PM in Pugh 120
“Satire, Symposia, and the Formation of Poetic Genre in Aristophanes’ Wasps
Sponsored by the Rothman Distinguished Lectures in Classics
Free and open to the public

John Camp “The Archaeology of Democracy”
September 28, 2011
Harn Eminent Scholar Lectures
6 p.m.
John Camp, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Professor, Randolph-Macon College and Director, Athenian Agora Excavations, American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece
Athens, considered the crucible of democracy, will be explored by Camp, as he presents his findings from the excavations at the Agora. He will explain the similarities and differences between the ancient and modern versions of democracy.
Organized by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History committee of the School of Art + Art History in cooperation with the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art.

Lecture by Sergey A. Ivanov, Professor of Byzantine Studies in the State University of St. Petersburg,
“Defiance for Christ’s Sake: The Holy Fool in Religious and Secular Society,”
November 17, 2011, 4.30 pm, 212 Library West.
Co-sponsored by the UF Center for European Studies; Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere; Center for Greek Studies; Department of Classics; Department of History; Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures; Department of Religion.

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