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Congratulations to Department Chair, Kathryn Morgan!

Published: October 1, 2016

Congratulations to Department Chair Kathryn Morgan who has just been elected as a member of the Nominating Committee for the Society for Classical Studies (she previously served on the Program Committee and the Board of Directors). Professor Alex Purves has also recently served on the Nominating Committee. To read more, please visit: https://classicalstudies.org/scs-news/2016-scs-election-results.

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Plautus’s Haunted House Party at the Getty Villa

Published: September 15, 2016

Each Fall, the Getty Villa produces a classical tragedy or comedy. This year, productions of “Haunted House Party,” adapted from Plautus’s Haunted House, will take place from September 8 to October 1st. Archaeologist Shelby Brown and UCLA’s Amy Richlin share key facts about the play, its historical setting, and adapting ancient jokes for today: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/updating-ancient-roman-comedy-for-the-21st-century/.

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