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Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Dr. Brian Collins published a lengthy afterword to a new Italian translation of Man into Wolf: An Anthropological Interpretation of Sadism, Masochism, and Lycanthropy by Robert Eisler. The translation was titled Uomo diventa Lupo and was published by Adelphi Edizioni under the direction of noted Italian writer Roberto Calasso. Collins […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:03 amResearch

Drogula Book on ‘Cato the Younger’ Offers New Perspective on Collapse of Roman Republic

Drogula Book on ‘Cato the Younger’ Offers New Perspective on Collapse of Roman Republic

Dr. Fred Drogula authored a new book, Cato the Younger: Life and Death at the End of the Roman Republic, published by Oxford University Press. Drogula is the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities and Professor of Classics at Ohio University. The most complete biography of Cato the Younger in English, […]

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August 25, 2019 at 8:43 amResearch

WOUB Interviews Perez Sheldon on Religion, Science and Politics

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon in a story headlined “Religion & Science are Bound Together by Public Policy and Political Authority.” Perez is Assistant Professor in Classics & World Religions as well as Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. A new study will examine how the relationship between science […]

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February 6, 2019 at 7:54 amFaculty in the News In the News

Post Quotes Lybarger on World Hijab Day

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, was quoted in a Post article headlined “World Hijab Day Celebrated In Solidarity with Muslim Women.” “The hijab scarf has, in a sense, become a symbol for Islam and for Muslims,” Loren Lybarger, an associate professor of classics and world religions […]

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February 6, 2019 at 7:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Drogula Brings Passion for Humanities as New Ping Institute Director

Dr. Fred Drogula

By Sierra Heilman Dr. Fred Drogula, the new director of the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities, wants to champion the humanities and challenge his students to “put ourselves in (ancient people’s) shoes…or sandals” to understand their ideas and culture. Drogula is also a professor in […]

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November 15, 2018 at 9:01 amNews

Happy Beginnings | Meyer Continues Anthropology Research in Grad School

Rachel Meyer at the Geier Collections and Research Center, standing in front of the collection from the Hahn's Field Site excavations

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Rachel Meyer ’16 is a second year master’s student in Anthropology at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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November 1, 2018 at 9:06 amAlumni

Post Quotes Collins on Celtic Origin of Halloween

Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy. Photo courtesy of Brian Collins

Dr. Brian Collins was quoted in a Post story headlined “Before trick-or-treating, commercialization and block parties, Halloween was rooted in Celtic religion.” Collins is the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy at Ohio University. “People would leave gifts to the fairies so they wouldn’t mess with […]

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October 25, 2018 at 1:27 pmFaculty in the News In the News