Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley cordially invites you to the 13th annual 21st Century Corps of Discovery Lecture: Ptolemy I of Egypt: Alexander the Great’s Greatest Successor?

Curators Distinguished Professor of History Ian Worthington enjoys challenging conventional wisdom. Worthington teaches courses in Greek history, western civilization, and ancient history and has written what have been described by scholars as “the definitive histories” of Alexander the Great and Phillip II of Macedonia.

Antioch the Great flyer

The Archaeological Institute of America and the Central Missouri AIA chapter present Kershaw Lecturer Andrea De Giorgi of Florida State University, speaking on "Antioch the Great: An Elusive Metropolis?"

One or more annual awards of not less than $500 each to full-time students who have completed at least two semesters in the Honors College in the humanities sequence and who intend to complete the sequence. Additional criteria shall be merit and financial need.

Graduate students and faculty in the Department of Ancient Mediterranean Studies have a quiet new facility to conduct research thanks to a generous donation from Ferd and Ann LaBrunerie of Columbia, Missouri. On Saturday, the same day the department hosted the Missouri Classical Association meeting, the Ferd and Ann LaBrunerie Classics Library was unveiled on the third floor of Swallow Hall.

One or more annual awards to student(s) in classical studies. Preference shall be given to graduate students.

Four faculty researchers in the College of Arts and Science have received national fellowships this semester, allowing them to concentrate on their research projects and publications in collaboration with other researchers and scholars in their fields. Fellowships typically provide stipends covering salary, travel expenses, publication expenses, and living expenses for up to one year.

The Life and Letters of the Ancient Mediterranean display is a cooperative project between The Classical Studies Dept., the Museum of Art & Archeology, Art History & Archeology, the Ellis Library collection of rare books, the Historic Costume and Textile collection, the Ellis Library display and events committees, and Gamal Castile. 

To be used to provide fellowships to doctoral students in either the pre- or post-MA level in the Department of Classical Studies. Recipients shall be selected with preference given to those pursuing one or more of the following: ancient rhetoric/oratory, Cicero, Lucretius, Ovid, the Hellenistic age, medieval literature. Fellowships are to be awarded in the first year of study and may be renewable in the dissertation year.

Please join us Feb. 25 as Professor Charles Brittain of Cornell University presents, "Augustine on the Mind as a Trinitarian Substance,” Leadership Auditorium, 2501 Student Center, 4:00 p.m.

Please join the Department of Classical Studies for a guest lecture later this month: Dr. Carl Shaw of the New College of Florida will be speaking on “Pre-Comic and Pre-Satyric Dithyramb” on April 24th at 5pm in Memorial Union N-206 (Walt Disney Room). 

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