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One-Volume Classical Dictionaries

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library’s Reference Collection (on the 2nd floor) now has the brand new 4th edition of the long-time standard work, the Oxford Classical Dictionary. The publisher’s blurb claims that ”the fourth edition of this established dictionary offers entries on all aspects of the classical world. […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:53 pmNews

Neil Bernstein Receives Research Award

Neil Bernstein Receives Research Award

January 9, 2013 Tim Smith The Ohio University Research Committee has awarded $7,123 to Dr. Neil Bernstein, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, to aid in his contribution to the Tesserae Project. This project is a freely available web interface for exploring the phenomenon of text reuse and variation in […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:47 pmNews

Oxford Bibliographies Online

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith New from Oxford are two publications from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Islamic Studies and Classics. As described on the website, these publications combine the “best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.” Each bibliography covers more than a hundred topics–with more to be added […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:43 pmNews

Loren Lybarger Receives National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship

Loren Lybarger Receives National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship

January 18, 2013 Tim Smith The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a Fellowship to Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, to support research on religion and identity among Palestinian immigrants in Chicago during the 2013-14 academic year. This grant will allow Lybarger to complete the […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:40 pmNews Research

University Mourns Professor Gene Blocker (1937 – 2013)

University Mourns Professor Gene Blocker (1937 – 2013)

Dr. Harry Eugene “Gene” Blocker, former member of the Classics & World Religions Department and the Philosophy Department, passed away on April 12, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. A native of Texas, he earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1960 and a Ph.D. […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:30 pmNews

An Introduction to Eta Sigma Phi

November 22, 2011 By Rachel Thomas Classics is a field filled with some of the most fascinating parts of history. As a field, it is almost by nature interdisciplinary–one can’t study Classics without studying politics, literature, law, religion, language, and philosophy. It is not a field for the faint of […]

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June 1, 2013 at 3:34 pmNews

History Organizations Bring Awareness Through Journals and Lectures

By Kristen Spicker From Compass, April 15, 2013 Flip through the content of The Ohio University Undergraduate Journal of History and one quickly discovers this isn’t a standard undergraduate journal. Featuring articles covering topics from attitudes toward malaria in the US-occupied Philippines, 1916 Ireland and the Hungarian Revolution, it’s not […]

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May 30, 2013 at 9:04 amNews