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Arch of Septimius Severus in the Roman Forum, 203 CE, Rome, Italy
Susann Lusnia "Usurping History and Building Legitimacy in Severan Rome” Lecture

Prof. Susann Lusnia’s lecture, "Usurping History and Building Legitimacy in Severan Rome” will premier at the Imperial Power in the Roman World public lectures series from York St. John University via YouTube on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 5:30PM (GMT).

Please visit the lecture series website for lecture synopses and links to watch on the Program of Events page: https://blog.yorksj.ac.uk/romanworld/
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Headshots of Susann Lusnia and Ryan Boehm
The Changing of the Chairs
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Classics 2021 Graduation Prize Winners
Classical Studies 2021 Graduation Prizes

Classical Studies 2021 Graduation Prizes

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Goddesses, Whores, Vampyres and Archaeologists: Uncovering Ancient Mytilene By Land and Sea
AIA Lecture: "Goddesses, Whores, Vampyres and Archaeologists: Uncovering Ancient Mytilene By Land and Sea" by Hector Williams (April 2021)
The AIA New Orleans society is pleased to invite you to their second lecture of the year, which will be hosted by Hector Williams of University of British Columbia. Prof. Williams will deliver the Bass Lecture, devoted to underwater and marine archaeology, with a talk titled "Goddesses, Whores, Vampyres and Archaeologists: Uncovering Ancient Mytilene By Land and Sea." We will be welcoming him via Zoom on Monday, April 19 at 5pm New Orleans time; the zoom link will be available on the Archaeological Institute of America website.
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Archaeological Institute of America Joukowsky Lecture
2021 AIA-Beyond the Battle Lines

The Department of Classical Studies at Tulane University presents
an Archaeological Institute of America Joukowsky Lecture
featuring Catherine Morgan from All Souls College Oxford

Beyond the Battle Lines: World War 1, the British Salonica Force and the Archaeology of Macedonia in historical times

Monday, February 22, 2021
5:00PM
Online Lecture via Zoom: Registration Required

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Beyond Iconography: The Frescoes from the House of the Frescoes at Knossos
Emilia Oddo "Beyond Iconography" Lecture-ASCSA

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:00PM EST, Prof. Emilia Oddo will present her lecture, "Beyond Iconography: The Frescoes from the House of the Frescoes at Knossos," brought to you by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens as part of the Greek Painting in Context - Webinar Series. Registration required per the link provided.

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Allison Emmerson's Life and Death in the Roman Suburb Book Release

Life and Death in the Roman Suburb

Allison L. C. Emmerson

  • Provides detailed case studies of thirteen Roman cities in Italy as well as comparative information from over seventy-five others
  • Incorporates the results of recent and ongoing excavations, including the author's own research at Pompeii
  • Contextualizes the findings within the history of Roman urbanism from the pre-Roman period through the transformations of Late Antiquity
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School of Liberal Arts Faculty Showcase 2020 booklet
Allison Emmerson & Dennis Kehoe - SLA Faculty Showcase 2020

Featured in the SLA Faculty Showcase 2020:

Allison Emmerson with Life and Death in the Roman Suburb

Dennis Kehoe with Roman Law and Economics, Vol I and Vol II

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Brumbaugh-Faculty Author Spotlight Series 2020
Michael Brumbaugh - Faculty Author Spotlight Series 2020

The Faculty Author Spotlight digital collection will be available to all Tulane affiliates and the public in an effort to celebrate the authors, promote the extensive scholarship at Tulane, and encourage cross campus scholarly conversations.

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Kehoe-Faculty Author Spotlight Series 2020
Dennis Kehoe in the Faculty Author Spotlight Series 2020

The Faculty Author Spotlight digital collection will be available to all Tulane affiliates and the public in an effort to celebrate the authors, promote the extensive scholarship at Tulane, and encourage cross campus scholarly conversations.

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Dr Ryan Boehm, Tulane University
Dr Ryan Boehm - Sizeler Professorship

Dr. Ryan Boehm appointed the Sizeler Family Professor in Judaic Studies III.

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Brownbag Event Flyer
November 22, 2019 Living With the Dead in Roman Italy

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology presents an archaeology brownbag lunch talk.

"Living With the Dead in Roman Italy"

Allison Emmerson, Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University

Friday, 11/22/2019, 12:00PM, Dinwiddie Hall Room 305

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Pompeii
2019 Trash Town

2019 Phi Beta Kappa Fall Lecture

Norman Mayer 125

Featuring Dr. Allison Emmerson

Trash Town: Excavating Garbage at Ancient Pompeii

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2019 From Phoenician Emporion to Hellenistic Polis Brownbag Event Flyer
Brownbag Lunch Talk: "From Phoenician Emporion to Hellenistic Polis" by Ryan Boehm (November 2019)

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology presents an archaeology brownbag lunch talk.

"From Phoenician Emporion to Hellenistic Polis: New Research on Persian and Hellenistic Ashkelon (Israel)"

Ryan Boehm, Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University

Dinwiddie Hall 305

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Sharing Water in Ancient Rome. The Aqua Claudiana Aqueducts in Rome.
Sharing Water in Ancient Rome by Dennis Kehoe

Sharing Water in Ancient Rome

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Book Cover Michael Brumbaugh's The New Politics of Olympos Book
Michael Brumbaugh's The New Politics of Olympos Book Release

The New Politics of Olympos

Kingship in Kallimachos' Hymns

Michael Brumbaugh

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Book Cover, Emilia Oddo's Co-edited Bronze Age Book
Exploring a Terra Incognita on Crete co-edited by Emilia Oddo and Konstantinos Chalikias - Book Release

Co-edited by Emilia Oddo and Konstantinos Chalikias, this book brings together for the first time scholars working on the Bronze Age settlement patterns and material culture of the Southeast Crete, particularly the area of the modern city of Ierapetra

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Dennis P Kehoe in Full Regalia
Dennis Kehoe receives The 2019 Oliver Fund Award

Professor Dennis P. Kehoe, the 2019 recipient of The Oliver Fund award for excellence in faculty mentoring.

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Graduate Student, Jonathan Clark, presents at the conference
2019 - Jonathan Clark, grad-student, presents at conferenceJonathan Clark presents at the Women and Healing, a Consortium on Women, Marriage, and the Household Conference

Graduate Student, Jonathan Clark, presents at the conference on Women and Healing, a Consortium on Women, Marriage, and the Household

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Emilia Oddo, Department of Classical Studies.
Emilia Oddo: Approach to Understanding Identity

Tulane School of Liberal Arts

Newsletter

January 16, 2019

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Morgan Palmer making presentation
Morgan Palmer presents at the 2019 SCS Meeting

Dr. Morgan Palmer presents a paper at the Society for Classical Studies meeting.

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Rachel Love making presentation
Alumni Present at 2019 Joint AIA and SCS Meeting

Tulane Classical Studies alums present papers at the 2019 Joint Annual Meeting of theArchaeological Institute of America (AIA) and Society for Classical Studies (SCS).

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Stone Sculpture of couple from the Roman period Palmyra
2018 AIA Lecture: Portrait habit in Roman period Palmyra (Syria)

AIA Lecture

The Portrait habit in Roman period Palmyra (Syria): The Palmyra Portrait Project

Dr. Rubina Raja from Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark)

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:30PM in LBC 201

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Allison Emmerson, Department of Classical Studies Tulane University
Allison Emmerson: Award-winning archaeologist pens book on Roman tombs

Allison Emmerson, an assistant professor of classical studies in the School of Liberal Arts, won the Rome Prize offered by the American Academy in Rome and an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

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Morphomata Kolleg, University of Cologne
Morgan Palmer presents paper at Intermediality Workshop

Professor Morgan Palmer presented a paper entitled “Between Text and Monument: Inscriptional Intermediality in Livy” at the June 2018 Intermediality Workshop at the Morphomata Kolleg, University of Cologne.

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Greenland Ice
Dennis Kehoe: Rise and fall of Roman Empire exposed in Greenland ice samples

 

Lead pollution from the Roman Empire fell on Greenland—where it was preserved in layers of ice.

Dennis Kehoe Featured

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Morgan Palmer presents at the Classical Association conference

Professor Morgan Palmer presents a paper at the Classical Association conference as part of a panel on “Women in Roman Religion.”

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Emilia Oddo making a presentation
Emilia Oddo and students present summer pottery research experience

Professor Emilia Oddo and students, Chelsea Morgan and Francesca Luria, talked about the first study season of the pottery at the House of the Frescoes in Knossos, Crete.

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Professor Emilia Oddo & Professor Mead Allison
Emilia Oddo in Uncommon Exchanges

Uncommon Exchanges with Prof Emilia Oddo & Prof Mead Allison

Wednesday, Feb 21 at 6PM in Newcomb Art Museum

New Wave Article

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Pamplet for Allison Emmerson: 2018–19 Rome Prize Winner
Allison Emmerson: 2018–19 Rome Prize Winner

American Academy in Rome awards Allison Emmerson the Rome Prize.

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Allison Emmerson, Department of Classical Studies Tulane University
Allison Emmerson: ACLS Fellowship Awarded

The American Council of Learned Societies awards fellowship to Allison Emmerson.

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Morgan Palmer, Classical Studies at Tulane University School of Liberal Arts
Morgan Palmer presents at CAMWS 2018

Morgan Palmer presented a paper entitled “At Home on the Palatine?  The Sedes of Vesta in Ovid’s Fasti

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Michael Brumbaugh at Pyramids
Michael Brumbaugh: Manufacturing Authority in Greek Egypt

Michael Brumbaugh examines the role of intellectuals in Ptolemy’s capital city of Alexandria as influential actors in the manufacture and manipulation of this soft power.

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Ryan Boehm Book Cover, City and Empire in the Age of the Successors
Ryan Boehm's First Book Release 2018

University of California Press releases the first book by Ryan Boehm.

City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

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