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Brandwood Dept ProfileSteve Brandwood

Steven Brandwood came to Rutgers Classics in 2014 after undergraduate study at Yale and a few years of secondary school teaching in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has published articles and chapters on Herodotus, Aeschylus, and Catullus and was the Virginia Grace fellow at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens in 2018/19. Steve's dissertation project, Cult-Song and Religious Revival in Hellenistic Athens, considers the traditions of choral poetry associated with revived festival performance contexts in Athens, Delphi, and Delos in the late-Hellenistic period. His research interests include Greek poetry and performance, epigraphy, and religion.

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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.

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