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The Senior Program

During their senior year, all classics concentrators work closely with a faculty member on one-semester independent research projects of their choosing.

Some recent senior projects in classics include:

  • Motherhood and Martyrdom in the Passion of Perpetua: A Reconciliation of Nurture and Violence in the Early Church
  • Who Were the Carthaginians?: Fact versus Fiction
  • Fake News and the Dangerous Legacy of a Martyrdom Complex: How Popular Misconceptions about Martyrdom in the Early Church Still Create Real Barriers to Compassion and Dialogue Today
  • Deconstructing the Gender Binary: Social Transgression in The Acts of Paul and Thecla
  • Martyrdom's Evolution Through Classical Western Civilization
  • Making a Martyr: The Life and Afterlife of Thiemo of Salzburg
  • Gender in the Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis: Implications of Masculinity and Femininity
  • The Origin of Famine: Amartya Sen and Ancient Rome
  • From Potato-Sellers to Prostitutes: Evidence of Working Women in Classical Athens

Contact Information


Classics Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4286 315-859-4253 bgold@hamilton.edu
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