Professor T. H. M. Gellar-Goad’s book, Plautus: Curculio, is published!

Professor T. H. M. Gellar-Goad’s book, Plautus: Curculio, was recently published by Bloomsbury Academic earlier this month. “This study explores the world of Curculio and the world of Plautus, with special attention to how the play was originally performed (including the first-ever comprehensive musical analysis of the play), the play’s plots and themes, and its… Continue Reading: Professor T. H. M. Gellar-Goad’s book, Plautus: Curculio, is published!

Alum Receives Fellowship Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced awards announced last week.  Sinclair Bell (’95 Classical Studies Major, History Major), Professor at Northern Illinois University, has received fellowship funding for research and preparation of a book on the representation of Africans in ancient Roman art.  His project is titled: Race and Representation in the Roman Empire: Images of… Continue Reading: Alum Receives Fellowship Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Student Publication in Ad Meliora

Student Queen McKee (’23) has published a piece in Ad Meliora titled Reimagining Lysistrata: Gender Expansion, Equity, Representation and Impact.  Check it out here: https://medium.com/ad-meliora/reimagining-lysistrata-gender-expansion-equity-representation-and-impact-beb6b5b4affc

Dept Support of the ZSR Librarians’ Assembly, Statement on Online Proctoring Services

The Classics Department supports the ZSR Librarians’ Assembly, Statement on Online Proctoring Services, July 23, 2020, which includes this statement:   “While we affirm the need to ensure academic integrity and protect academic freedom, as well as the need to meet the requirements of various accrediting bodies, we must place before all of these our commitment to a… Continue Reading: Dept Support of the ZSR Librarians’ Assembly, Statement on Online Proctoring Services

Screening & Panel Event

Following a screening of Spike Lee’s 2015 Film Chi-raq, Professors Sherri Lawson Clark, Ronald Neal, and T.H.M. Gellar-Goad offered their perspectives on the film’s intervention in questions of race, class, and non-violent protest. While acknowledging the film’s controversial approach, which applies bold satire to painful community trauma, the panelists found value in the film’s skillful adaptation… Continue Reading: Screening & Panel Event