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Dr. Aileen Ajootian named ASCSA Whitehead Professor

Dr. Aileen Ajootian of the Department of Classics has been selected to serve as Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professor at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens for 2014-2015. In this prestigious position, Dr. Ajootian will reside at the … Continue reading

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This summer saw two (!) groups of University of Mississippi Classics students embark on faculty led study abroad experiences in Rome with Department of Classics faculty. Right after graduation this May, Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger set off for the Urbs Aeterna … Continue reading

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Congratulations to 2014 Classics graduates!

We had another bumper crop of excellent Classics majors graduate this year and sent them off in style on 5/10/14.  Our heartiest congratulations to Kaitlyn Barnes, Amanda Cummings, Kathryn Fowler, Megan Fowler, Amanda Griffith, Tess Hill, Ben Jacques, Vinod Kannuthurai, Alex Kitson, Jennifer Liverett, Stephen Macoy, Aaron McMillin, Charlie Pritchard, Alex Rhea, … Continue reading

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3/19 Lecture on Dido and Aeneas by Dr. Megan Drinkwater

Please join the Department of Classics for a public lecture by Dr. Megan Drinkwater of Agnes Scott College.  In this talk, “Future Imperfect: Dido and Aeneas in Ovid’s Heroides 7 and Virgil’s Aeneid,” Dr. Drinkwater explores how Ovid’s poem disrupts the national mythology of … Continue reading

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