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Classical Myth in Hitchcock Films to be Presented

Mark Padilla, provost and professor of classics at Christopher Newport University, will present a lecture titled “Classical Myth in the Films of Alfred Hitchcock” on Thursday, March 10, at 4:10 p.m. in the Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Brooks Haxton
Acclaimed Poet to Give Winslow Lecture

Brooks Haxton, author of six published collections of original poetry and professor of English at Syracuse University will present the Winslow lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 4:10 p.m. in the Science Center's Kennedy Auditorium. The lecture, titled “Candor and Wisdom: the Poetry of Early Classical Greece,” is sponsored by the Department of Classics and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Carl Rubino
Rubino Presents at University of South Carolina

Winslow Professor of Classics Carl Rubino was invited to make two presentations at the University of South Carolina. On Feb. 10 he led a workshop for the University's Classics and Contemporary Perspectives group on "Horace, Odes 4.1: The Voices of Silence," and on Feb. 11 he gave a public lecture titled “Articulating Wonder in a Secular Age.”  More ...

Kate Cooper
Gender and Antiquity Expert to Give Winslow Classics Lecture

Kate Cooper, professor of ancient history at the University of Manchester (UK), will give the Winslow Lecture at Hamilton College on Thursday, Jan. 27, at 4:10 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium, Science Center. The lecture “City, Empire, Family Belonging and Resistance in the Prison Diary of Perpetua of Carthage,” is free and open to the public.  More ...

Barbara Gold
Gold Gives Paper at American Philological Society

Edward North Professor of Classics Barbara Gold gave a paper at the annual meeting of the American Philological Association in San Antonio on Jan. 8. Her paper, "Teaching Ancient Comedy: Race Matters," was part of a panel on "Teaching Uncomfortable Subjects in the Classics Classroom."  More ...

Classics Students and Faculty Present at Union College Meeting

Visiting Assistant of Classics Professor James Wells and Winslow Professor of Classics Carl Rubino, accompanied by classics students Amanda Barnes '12, Kelsey Craw '12, Lauren Lanzotti '14, Kirsten Swartz '12 and Anna Zahm '13, traveled to Union College on Oct. 23 to speak at the annual Institute of the Classical Association of the Empire State.  More ...

Carl Rubino
Rubino Gives Paper at Classical Association Meeting

Carl A. Rubino, Winslow Professor of Classics, delivered a paper titled “Long Ago, But Not So Far Away: Star Wars and the Ancient World” at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States, held in Newark on Oct. 8.  The paper was given at a panel he organized on “Getting In Touch With the Force: the Power of Classical Antiquity in Star Wars, Red River, and the Films of Alfred Hitchcock.”
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Andres Matlock '12
Euripides and Pedro Almodóvar: Drawing Parallels
Over the past 30 years, writer and director Pedro Almodóvar has created some fascinating and controversial films, and he has received worldwide recognition for it. Almodóvar's work has a surprising number of similarities with Greek tragic playwright Euripides. With an Emerson grant and guidance from Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Andres Matlock ’12 will analyze and compare the two. More ...
Barbara Gold and Carl Rubino in Tunisia
Gold and Rubino Visit Roman Tunisia, NEH Seminar
Edward North Professor of Classics Barbara Gold and Winslow Professor of Classics Carl Rubino traveled to Tunisia (North Africa) in July where they visited an NEH seminar on "Augustine and Perpetua: Autobiography in its Roman Context." More ...
Barbara Gold
Gold Lectures at Columbia
Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, gave an invited lecture to the Classics Department at Columbia University on April 21. The lecture was titled "Perpetua, Martyr: Athlete of God" and was part of Gold's book project on the Saint Perpetua for Oxford University Press. More ...
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