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Students win summer fellowships

Irene Morrison Moncure and Sam McVane have been awarded fellowships to support summer research on their honors projects.

Spaeth Wins Prestigious Grant

Barbette Spaeth has won a grant from the Max Planck Institute in Germany for her research on the cults of Roman-Era Corinth.

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Irby-Massie lectures in Scotland

Georgia Irby-Massie was invited to deliver a lecture on ancient geographers at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. While there she also visited the Antonine Wall

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Student authors Guide for Latin

Irene Morrison-Moncure ('11) spent the summer of 2009 working on her Monroe project, a guide to grammar for students of Latin.

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New W&M provost is a Classicist

What can you do with a classics degree? Apparently become the chief academic officer for one of the best universities in the country.

Classics student wins Dintersmith fellowship

Senior honors student Megan Shuler was the recipient of a Dintersmith fellowship from the college for honors research. With the support of the fellowship she spent the summer of 2009 researching her honors thesis on Roman domestic architecture, which she is completing under the direction of Molly Swetnam-Burland.

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Oakley takes his show on the road

John Oakley has been chosen as the Martha Sharp Joukowsky lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America, and will be sharing his knowledge of Greek vase painting with audiences in twelve cities across the US.

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Swetnam-Burland lectures in Berlin

New faculty member Molly Swetnam-Burland is in high demand as a speaker on her specialty of Egyptian and Egyptianizing artifacts in Roman art.

Award-winning Greek class

Students in Bill Hutton's second-semester Greek class won high honors in the first annual National Greek Exam for first-year Greek students

Student News

An update on our students' accomplishments. Spring, 2009.

The Department Welcomes a New Member

The Department is very pleased to welcome Professor Maria (Molly) Swetnam-Burland as a new Assistant Professor of Classical Studies.

The Giants Upon Whose Shoulders We All Are Standing

Georgia Irby-Massie, an associate professor in classical studies at William and Mary, is one of the editors of The Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists, along with Paul Keyser. The work, in production at Routledge Press, contains around 2,000 entries on the leading (and lesser) lights of science from the ancient Mediterranean world.