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Professor Greg Woolf receives 0% appointment in Classics
We are delighted to announce that Professor Greg Woolf, the Ronald J Mellor Professor of Ancient History at UCLA, is joining the Classics Department on a 0%...
Hannah Čulík-Baird publishes article on the reception of racial discourse in Cicero
Hannah Čulík-Baird has recently published "Erasing the Aethiopian in Cicero's Post Reditum in Senatu, in Ramus 51.2 (2023), 182-202. In this article, Professor Čulík-Baird argues that the word "aethiops" (removed...
John Papadopoulos delivers lecture at the University of Münster
Professor John Papadopoulos recently delivered a lecture in the Epichorios: Neue Forschungen im antiken Griechenland series at the University of Münster, entitled “The Ancient Methone Archaeological Project.”