Department of Classics

University of Mississippi

Archive for April, 2012

Gnomon Database now in English !

Posted on: April 26th, 2012 by mpranger

From now on, the Gnomon Bibliographic Database is also available in an
English version (, including a
comprehensive English thesaurus. The database contains around 500000
entries with monthly updates comprising the latest reviews, monograph
studies, anthologies, and articles in periodicals.

Mark Abbe lecture, 4/27

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012 by mpranger

Dr. Mark Abbe
“Rediscovering Color in Classical Marble Sculpture”
4:30, 4/27, Bryant 209

Dr. Abbe is Assistant Professor of Classics and Art History, University of Georgia.

Post eventum: John Younger AIA lecture, 4/17

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012 by mpranger

Apologies for posting after the event, but for the record:

John Younger AIA lecture
“The Temple of Zeus at Olympia: an Archaeological Biography”
5:00 4/17, Turner Center auditorium

Dr. John C. Younger is Professor of Classics, Director of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Kansas University, Lawrence.

Nicholas Reid lecture, 4/11

Posted on: April 9th, 2012 by mpranger

5:00, Bryant 209
 “Abuni the Bounty Hunter: Flight and the Problem of Social Status in Early Mesopotamia.” Mr. Reid is a doctoral candidate in Assyriology at the University of Oxford.

Round table: Grad school in Classics 4/18/12

Posted on: April 9th, 2012 by mpranger

3-4 p.m. Bryant Gallery

The Classics faculty will offer their insights into the process of applying to and choosing graduate programs and what to expect from grad school in Classics. All interested students are welcome and there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion. Refreshments provided.