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Funded MA Fellowships in Classics (2020-2022)

We're pleased to announce that we're offering, for the first time, fully funded MA fellowships to begin in Fall 2020. The two-year fellowships include tuition remission and an annual stipend of $25,000. In order to promote innovation and broaden participation in graduate education in Classics, we especially encourage students from groups and backgrounds historically underrepresented in the field to apply. Applications should be submitted by March 1, 2020. For more information on the MA program in Classics at Rutgers and guidelines for admission, please go to:                                   https://classics.rutgers.edu/academics/graduate/admissionfunding  and https://gradstudy.rutgers.edu/apply/overview .

Project Theophrastus holds conference in Waterloo Canada

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.

Molly Kuchler Receives Full Ride for PhD

Molly Kuchler is graduating with Honors in Classics and has received a full ride for her PhD at Bryn Mawr College’s PhD/Graduate program in Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies. Congratulations Molly!

Jonas Tai Awarded Fellowship

Jonas Tai was awarded a Lloyd C. Gardner Fellowship in Leadership & Social Policy for AY 2018-2019. The fellowship is aimed at expanding students' horizons, providing them with new experiences and opportunities, and preparing them for future roles in leadership positions (no matter their careers). It is run through the Political Science department which takes about 15 students each year. Congratulations, Jonas!

Aaron Beck-Schachter Attends ASCSA Reception

max duboff broadhead prizeRutgers 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)

Bryn Mawr Classical Review of Thomas Figueira (ed.), Myth, Text, and History at Sparta

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 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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Jonathan Finnerty awarded fellowship

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!