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Teaching Appointments:
Allannah Karas (PhD 2017) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Classics, tenure track, at Valparaiso University in Indiana.

Cameron Pearson: Elise und Annemarie Jacobi-Stiftung an der Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts in München (from June 1-July 15 2016)

Stephen Ogumah: Adelaide E. Hahn Scholarship from the Classical Association of the Atlantic States to attend the Summer School of the American School in Athens, summer 2016

Melissa Marturano, Scholarships from the American School and the New York Classical Club to attend the Summer School of the American School, summer 2016

Andrew Hagerty was the recipient of New York Classical Club's Phyllis Wenquist award in May.

Cristina Perez Diaz, Review of Oedipus the King, directed by Amy Cohen and produced by the Center for Ancient Drama (CAD) in Didaskalia 12 (8), 2016. Link to full text:[]

Conference papers:
Tristan Husby, "Larisaeans on Roman Manumission and Greek Citizenship: IG IX 2, 517" at the 2016 North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (NACGLE), January 2016 at the University of California at Berkeley

Cameron Pearson, “Poetry on an ‘Unswept’ Stone: Alkmeonides’ Epigram IG I³ 1469 = CEG 302 and (Re)performance” at the Archaeological Institute of America, San Francisco, January 2016

Cameron Pearson, "Herodotus 1.64.3 and Alkmeonides' Dedications IG 13 597 and 1469: A Case for Alkmaionid Exile," Society for Classical Studies, San Francisco, January 2016

Alessandra Migliara, at Sicily: Language, Art, and Culture, University of Pennsylvania, 11-12 February 2016.

Students who spoke at CAMWS, March 25-28, 2016 Williamsburg, VA
Irene Morrison-Moncure: “The Causas Rerum in Lucretius and Lucan.”
Allannah Karas: “Peitho in the Oresteia: Personified, Manipulated, Transformed.”
Tristan Husby: “Greek and Roman Manumission in New Comedy.
Alessandra Migliara: “Between Truth and Lies: A Metaliterary Reading of the Homeric Hymn to Hermes.”
Irene Morrison-Moncure, "Sight and Oversight in the Roman Elegiac Theater," at the meeting of the Annual meeting of the UK Classical Association / Classical Association of Scotland Classical Association, Edinburgh, April 6-9, 2016.
Christopher Weimer, "Interpreting Inversion in Herodotus," at the meeting of the Annual meeting of the UK Classical Association / Classical Association of Scotland Classical Association, Edinburgh, April 6-9, 2016
Noah Davies-Mason, "A quiet soul: the absence of auditory imagery in Book 3 of De Rerum Natura" AT Teaching Through Images: Imagery in Greek and Roman Didactic Poetry, a conference convened by Jenny Strauss Clay and Athanassios Vergados at the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum,  Heidelberg June 1-3, 2015
Andrew Hagerty presented a workshop for Latin teachers on "Quo & Unde: Identity and Direction in Latin Class" at the NYC Department of Education World Languages Conference in June

Nathan Oglesby, “Rising Up: Resurgences and Revivals in the Ancient World.” Univ. of Buffalo, Sept. 31, 2016.
Toby Moody, “The Discursive-Tyrant: Rhetoric as a Weapon in Plato's Gorgias” at the 2016 UW-Madison CANES Colloquium in October, 2016

Andrew Hagerty, "Character and Plot in Aristotle's 'Casuistry of Friendship'" at a conference on Poetic Philosophers and Philosophical Poets, Notre Dame University, October 7-8

Stephen Ogumah, "The Prize of Voyaging Abroad in Herodotus Book 4," CAAS conference in New Brunswick on Friday, October 21, 2016

Stephen Ogumah, "Plundering the Sacred Grove in Callimachus' Hymn to Demeter," CAMWS conference in Atlanta on Friday October 28, 2016

Allannah Karas, "Thinking in the Theater? Para-Narrative and Deified Abstraction in the Oresteia,” Ancient Drama in Performance conference at Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA, October 2016

And on the calendar:
Allannah Karas, Rhetoric Performed: The Last Act of Aeschylus¹ Oresteia, International Society for the History of Rhetoric, University of London, United Kingdom, July 26-29, 2017.

Classical Association of the Atlantic States Annual Meeting