Jennifer A. Rea will deliver a paper, “Know Thyself/Stay Woke: Finding Humanity and Redemption in Jordan Peele’s Get Out,” at the Celtic Classics Conference at St. Andrews University in Scotland in July 2018 on allusions to Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex in Jordan Peele’s 2017 film Get Out. For more information, see… Read More
OnJune 21, 2018, Victoria Pagán will return to the BSR to deliver a paper entitled ‘Conspiracy Theory and the Fire of 64 CE’ at the conference Marginalization from Rome to Byzantium: Methods, Patterns, and Perspective. For a summary of the paper… Read More
Another round of congratulations to Kostas on being awarded one of the prestigious University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorships for 2018-2021. For further information on this university-wide recognition see the UFRF webpage.
On April 19, 2018, the Department of Classical Studies and the Center for Greek Studies celebrated their annual award ceremony. Warmest congratulations to all the award recipients and the graduating class of 2018. Click on the following links for the awards… Read More
Anastasia Pantazopoulou was one of the graduate students recognized for their excellence in teaching in 2018. Learn more about this prestigious college-wide recognition at: Graduate Assistant Teaching Awards
Congratulations to Zach Logeson, University Scholars Program student, whose undergraduate research, “Feast and Famine: Modern Misconceptions of the Ancient Roman Diet in the Bay of Naples,” will be published in the journal Philomathes. He is shown here with his research supervisor, Dr. Jennifer Rea.
Classical Studies and Greek Studies students had an immersive three-day course on Greek life volunteering at the 2018 Gainesville Greek Festival. Held on the grounds of the Saint Elizabeth Greek Orthodox Church on February 2-4, the festival was a celebration… Read More
Following the recent publication of his edited volume on D.M. MacDowell (Routledge 2017), Kostas strikes again with the 500-page study Prostitution in Ancient Greece (De Gruyter 2017). For more information see the publisher’s website.
Congratulations to Kostas on the appearance of: Douglas M. MacDowell. Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy (Routledge: London and New York 2017, co-edited with Ilias Arnaoutoglou and Dimos Spatharas). For a peek into this new publication, click on the link to… Read More
Victoria Pagán delivered the paper “Deerit nihil? Environmental Sustainability and the Rhetoric of Roman Gardens: at the conference “Hortus Inclusus: Expanding Boundaries of Space and Time,” The British School at Rome, 27-28 June 2017. For the conference program and additional… Read More