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 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.
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.
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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!
RU Classics has started a new post-baccalaureate program in Classics. For more information, please contact the Graduate Director.