This year’s theme is “What is Commentary?”, with scholars speaking on topics from Japanese poetics to mosaics to Casaubon to the New Testament.
Susanna Elm, University of California, Berkeley, “Sold to Sin through origo: Augustine of Hippo on the Slave-trade”, Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5 pm.
Professor Noel Lenski has joined the Department; this term he teaches Roman Slavery and more. Read more here.
Josh Billings' first book, Genealogy of the Tragic, is out from Princeton University Press. Read more here.
Irene Peirano Garrison wins the Alexander G McKay Prize for the best book in Vergilian Studies. Read more here.
Mike Zimm has won a Robert M. Leylan fellowship for his dissertation work. Read more here.