YORK UNIVERSITY THE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY and THE PROGRAMME IN CLASSICAL STUDIES LA&PS are pleased to announce a special lecture by PROFESSOR FRÉDÉRIC HURLET Professeur d'Histoire romaine Directeur de la Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie René-Ginouvès Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense The Image of Augustus in France and the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half […]
Congratulations to three members of the Classical Studies Programme: Alejandro G. Sinner (a Postdoctoral Fellow in Roman Archaeology), and Kim McCullough and Daniel Jankulovski (undergraduate Classical Studies majors). Alejandro, Kim, and Daniel were part of a team that won first prize for best poster at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. The […]
Congratulation to Prof. Jesús Bermejo Tirado, who is a postdoctoral fellow in Roman archaeology in the Department of History, on the publication of a new edited volume, Aplicaciones de Sintaxis Espacial en Arqueologia - Space Syntax Applications in Archaeology. The volume is published under the auspices of the journal Arqueología de la Arquitectura. The volume […]
Congratulations to Sarah Veale (Classical Studies 2015) on being awarded the Vanier College Convocation Prize in Classical Studies 2015. This prize is awarded to Vanier College students who graduate summa cum laude, who have made outstanding contribution to the life of Vanier College and to York University, and who have received the highest grade point […]
Congratulations to Sarah-Jayne Lucas on winning the 2015 Archaeological Institute of America Joseph and Maria Shaw Student Summer Travel Fellowship to participate in the University of Alberta summer archaeological dig at Ossaia near Cortona in Italy.
Prof. Jonathan Edmondson has published (2014) The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy (edited with Christer Bruun, University of Toronto), Oxford University Press. For more information, see the story in YFile March 24, 2015 "Inscription guide lights path through Roman world."
Prof. Jaclyn Neel has published Legendary Rivals: Collegiality and Ambition in the Tales of Early Rome (Brill, 2015). For more information see the publisher's website.
Sarah Veale (a Classical Studies major) has been awarded the F/W 2014-2015 York University Faculty Association Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship, which is given to students with the highest GPA in their faculties.
Prof. Roger S. Fisher has published a new book, Antigone v. Creon: Sophocles’s Antigone as a Courtroom Drama (Irwin Law, 2014). The book contains a groundbreaking new English translation of the play and offers an authoritative reading of the play as a work of legal literature. For more information, see the story in YFile December […]
Donald G. Kyle (BA 1973), one of our York graduates, has published (2014) A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity (edited with Paul Christesen), Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Literature and Culture. Professor Kyle has a BA in History and Humanities from York University (1973) and a PhD from McMaster University […]