Post Tagged with: "Jaclyn Maxwell"

Maxwell Contributes to Volume on Popular Culture in Ancient World

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell at Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell‘s “Popular Theology in Late Antiquity” was published as part of Popular Culture in the Ancient World, edited by Lucy Grigg (Cambridge University Press, 2016).  The volume as a whole aims at taking “popular culture” in classical Greek and Roman antiquity more seriously, with many of the chapters geared […]

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May 4, 2017 at 11:14 amResearch

Students Study History of Power and Piety in Eternal Rome Over Spring Break

Students of the Spring 2017 edition of "Eternal Rome." Photo by Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell.

Twelve students studied in Rome over spring break with one of the History Department‘s most unique courses—HIST 4536 Eternal Rome: Power and Piety. The short-term study trip to Italy during spring break is next offered in Spring 2018. This annual offering allows students to earn upper-level History credit. Such coursework can […]

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April 26, 2017 at 12:03 pmIn Class News

11th Annual Undergraduate History Conference, April 5-7

11th Annual Undergraduate History Conference, April 5-7

The Ohio University History Department hosts its 11th Annual Undergraduate History Conference April 5-7. The conference opens on Wednesday, April 5, at 5 p.m. with a plenary session and awards ceremony at the Friends of the Library Room, 319 Alden Library. Assistant Professor Sarah Kinkel will give a lecture on “Revolutionary Leadership: The Top Ten […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

History Faculty Active in Research and Publication Over Summer 2016

Bentley Annex, the building housing the History Department

The History Department at Ohio University prides itself on the scholarly productivity of its faculty. During the 2016 summer, a number of its historians published their findings, conducted archival research, appeared on national media, and organized a number of scholarly and public activities.  Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published […]

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August 31, 2016 at 8:18 amResearch

History’s Maxwell Publishes Chapter on Founder of Fifth-Century Monastery Near Constantinople

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell at Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell, Associate Professor of History, published “Social Interactions in a Rural Monastery: Scholars, Peasants, and Monks in the Life of Hypatius“ during the 2016 summer. The scholarly work appeared as a chapter in Motions of Late Antiquity: Essays on Religion, Politics, and Society in Honor of Peter Brown, edited by Jamie Kreiner and Helmut  Reimitz […]

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August 25, 2016 at 7:16 amNews Research

His Story Includes a Well-Stamped Passport

His Story Includes a Well-Stamped Passport

By Cecilia Ellis ’17 James Gresock ’15 came to Ohio University in the fall of 2011 expecting to study athletic training. All it took was a few classes and trips around the world to entirely change his life plan. He graduated in the spring of 2015 with a degree in History. Travel has […]

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August 22, 2015 at 5:25 pmAlumni

Maxwell Wins Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell at Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The College Arts & Sciences Awards Committee recently awarded Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, the Dean’s Outstanding Teacher Award. The award recognizes excellence in teaching across a three-year period, in this case the 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15 academic years. Maxwell holds a joint appointment in […]

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June 17, 2015 at 10:00 amNews