Project Theophrastus held a conference on the Peripatetic philosopher Critolaus of Phaselis, second century BCE, at the Institute for Hellenistic Studies in Waterloo Canada on September 28-30, 2018. Eight papers were presented:David Hahm, “Overview of the Testimonia”; Tiziano Dorandi, “Further Testimonia”; Robert Mayhew, “Critolaus on God and Providence”; Oliver Hellmann,” The Political and Diplomatic Embassy to Rome”; Jan Szaif, “Peripatetic Theories of Oikeiosis”; Stefan Schorn, “History and Politics in Critolaus;” Maria Cristina Fimiani and Gianluca Del Maestro, “The Papyri on Critolaus”; Yossie Liebersohn, “Critolaus and Rhetoric”. The proceedings will be published in Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities (RUSCH) vol. 22.
Max Duboff was awarded the Broadhead Prize for his translation of Virgil. This fund was given by Reverend Jacob Broadhead, D.D., and his son J. Romyn Broadhead, LL.D. The prize is awarded to a junior or senior who displays all around-excellence in Classics. Congratulations Max!
Rutgers Fulbright Fellow Aaron Beck-Schachter, Fulbright Board Member Rosemary Donnelly, President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos and American School Director Jenifer Neils celebrating 70 years of Fulbright in Greece at the reception for ASCSA (The American School of Classical Studies at Athens)
Thomas Figueira (ed.), Myth, Text, and History at Sparta. Gorgias studies in classical and late antiquity, 18. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2016. Pp. 330. ISBN 9781463205959. $95.00.
Reviewed by Timothy Doran, California State University – Los Angeles (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Jonathan Finnerty (’17), double major in Classics and Philosophy, has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship, which funds four years of graduate study. Jonathan is currently applying to graduate school in philosophy with a specialty in Greek philosophy. Congratulations, Jonathan!
Congratulations to Emily Allen-Hornblower, for winning the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Service!