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Isabel Dau '15 in front of Andy Warhol's "Early Colored Jackie,1964," at the museum.
The Show Behind the Canvas

Meandering through the placid halls of an art museum, many guests appreciate the aesthetics of the exhibition and its pieces. However, few may realize the amount of fundraising, work and time it takes to procure, produce and put on one of these exhibits. Isabel Dau ’15, a classical studies major, is spending the summer interning at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn., with support from the Richard & Patsy Couper Fund.  More ...

Mackenzie Leavenworth ’15 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Mackenzie Leavenworth ’15 is Intern at Philadelphia Museum of Art

This summer, Mackenzie Leavenworth ’15 is interning at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is one of the largest art museums in the country, and houses many famous works including those of Marcel Duchamp, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, and Paul Cézanne. The museum’s campus consists of the Perelman Building, the Rodin Museum, two historic houses in Fairmount Park, and the main building, whose steps became world-famous after the debut of the film Rocky.  More ...

Barbara Gold
Gold Gives Classics Conference Plenary Address

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, gave a plenary address at the biennial Celtic Conference in Classics held June 25-28 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her address was titled “Simone Weil: Receiving the Iliad.”  More ...

Barbara Gold
Gold Serves as Examiner at Wesleyan

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, recently served as an examiner for Wesleyan University’s College of Letters comprehensive exams.  More ...

Carl Rubino
Rubino Lectures at Augustana College

Carl A. Rubino, the Winslow Professor of Classics, presented a lecture titled “Articulating Wonder in a Secular Age” on April 24 at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.  More ...

Carl Rubino
Rubino Presents Lecture at Virginia Wesleyan

Carl A. Rubino, the Winslow Professor of Classics, presented a lecture on April 15 at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, Va. His discussion explored the relationship between the 1953 film Shane and Homer’s Iliad.  More ...

Barbara Gold
Gold Publishes Article in Book

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, has published an article in the book Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice, ed. P. Dickinson et al. (Rowman and Littlefield 2013).  The article is titled "Comedy in Ancient Greece and Rome: What was Funny, Whose Humor Was It, and How Do We Explain the Jokes without Killing Them?"  More ...

Shelly Haley
Haley a Scholar-in-Residence at HWS

Shelley Haley, professor of classics and Africana studies and director of the Africana Studies Program, spent the week of March 24-28 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) as a Melvyn Hill Visiting Scholar-in-Residence.  More ...

Angela Gizzi ’16
Angela Gizzi ’16 Awarded Critical Language Scholarship to Korea

Angela Gizzi ’16 has been awarded The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Korean in Wonju, Korea. Wonju is located in Gangwon Province and the Wonju campus is 30 minutes away from PyongChang, the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.  More ...

Carl Rubino
Rubino Publishes Paper in Dialogue

Winslow Professor of Classics Carl Rubino's paper, “Wounds That Will Not Heal: Heroism and Innocence in Shane and the Iliad,” was published in the inaugural issue of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy (1.1, Spring 2014).  More ...

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