CLASSICS DEPARTMENT NEWS
An International Education for Fulbright Winner
The Ancient Greek word paideia refers to the cultural and academic education of the whole person -- mind and body, morals and virtue. In Modern Greek the term, loosely translated, refers to "children." It is this intersection of meanings that has resonated for Jeanine Cryan '15 during her experience as a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipient based in Greece.
"The Greek cultural value of ...
Cryan '15 Awarded Fulbright to Greece
Jeanine Cryan '15 was named the recipient of a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Greece, providing her a remarkable opportunity to serve as an English Teaching Assistant, while uniting her affinity of Greek culture and passion for education.
Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exc...
WXXI: Tinkler, Wells on the Crusades
Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Courtney Wells and Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Michael Tinkler recently were featured on "Connections with Evan Dawson" to discuss the controversy surrounding President Barack Obama's reference to the Crusades during the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month.
Along with professors from Nazareth College and the University...
Seven Faculty Awarded Tenure
This year during the January meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, the Colleges conferred tenure and the rank of associate professor to seven faculty members.
Effective July 1, 2015, the Board of Trustees granted tenure and the rank of associate professor to Jamie Bodenlos of the Psychology Department, James Capreedy of the Classics Department, Anthony Cerulli of the Religious Studies Department,...
15th Annual 'Ghosts in Togas'
Assistant Professor of Art History Liliana Leopardi will present the 15th Annual "Ghosts in Togas" Halloween Lecture. Leopardi will discuss "What Hollywood Does Not Tell You About Ancient Egypt: Resurrection and the Sexual Life of Mummies." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Coxe 008.
"Hollywood mummies are seemingly resurrected at a hair's notice, or even by mistake t...