WHATS HAPPENING IN CANES

  1. Laura McClure is Editor of New Euripides Text

    Written by Toni Landis on March 08, 2017

    A Companion to Euripides, edited by Laura McClure, is published by Wiley-Blackwell. 

  2. Jason Hansen Accepts Teaching Position

    Written by Toni Landis on March 08, 2017

    Jason will teach history, literature and culture courses at Tempe Preparatory Academy in Tempe, AZ 

  3. Alex Dressler Publishes Translation

    Written by Toni Landis on February 21, 2017

    Find his introduction and translation of the play, "The Trojan Women," by the Roman author Seneca in The Complete Tragedies, Volume 1, published by University of Chicago Press.

  4. Molly Harris Earns Semple to Attend American School of Classical Studies at Athens

    Written by Toni Landis on February 21, 2017

    The Semple, awarded by the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, enables Harris to attend the summer session, an intensive introduction to Greece from antiquity through the modern period.

  5. Rebecca Moorman Recognized During Awards Ceremony

    Written by Toni Landis on February 14, 2017

    The Early Excellence in Teaching award recognizes outstanding and inspirational Teaching Assistant performance.

  6. Molly Harris Leads Book Club Featuring Sophocles' Ajax

    Written by Toni Landis on February 13, 2017

    PhD student Molly Harris leads Wisconsin Veterans Museum's "Warrior Book Club." 

  7. Nandini Pandey Connects Classics & HBO

    Written by Toni Landis on January 13, 2017

    Read Pandey's take on Vergil and the popular HBO series, Westworld!

  8. William Aylward Publishes Findings

    Written by Toni Landis on January 12, 2017

    Learn more about Aylward's expertise and his contributions to this archaeological find!  

  9. Latin 519 Students Produce Lucan Project

    Written by Toni Landis on December 21, 2016

    View the final projects online!

  10. Preston Atwood Earns Honors

    Written by Toni Landis on December 21, 2016

    Graduate Student Preston Atwood recently earned three significant awards.

  11. McClure Named Mellon-Morgridge Professor in the Humanities

    Written by Toni Landis on December 21, 2016

    Professor Laura McClure earns five-year honor designed to foster interest in the humanities. 

  12. Jeffrey Beneker Publishes New Book

    Written by Toni Landis on November 02, 2016

    Beneker co-authors The Rhetorical Exercises of Nikephoros Basilakes: Progymnasmata from Twelfth-Centruy Byzantium.
  13. Cate Bonesho Awarded ASOR Student Travel Grant

    Written by Toni Landis on October 25, 2016

    Grant funds her attendance of the ASOR conference to present her paper titled "Aesthetics of Empire: The Importance of Presentation in Palmyrene and Latin Bilingual Inscriptions." 

  14. Bonesho Publishes Book Review

    Written by Toni Landis on October 19, 2016

    CANES Hebrew Bible PhD student, Catherine Bonesho, has just published a book review of  Julia Watts Belser's Power, Ethics, and Ecology in Jewish Late Antiquity: Rabbinic Responses to Drought and Disaster, Cambridge University Press, 2015. The review is published in Ancient Jew Review. Congratulations, Catherine!

  15. Adrienne Hagen @ Washington & Lee

    Written by Jeff Beneker on August 17, 2016

    Adrienne Hagen (PhD Classics, 2016) has accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Classics Department at Washington and Lee University.

  16. Professor Troxel's newest book is published!

    Written by Eisenbrauns Publishing on July 14, 2015

    A lengthy history of reader' struggles with Joel lies behind Merx's characterization of the book as "the problem child of Old Testament exegesis..."

  17. CANES students take the jump in Polar Plunge 2015

    Written by Jason Hansen on March 06, 2015

    On February 21, 2015, the high temperature on Madison’s Willow Island was 30 degrees Fahrenheit, and people were going swimming. It was the Madison Polar Plunge, and teams had raised money for the Wisconsin Special Olympics...

  18. Archaeologists on front lines of protecting ancient culture in turbulent regions

    Written by Mary Ellen Gabriel, Director of Communications, College of L&S, UW-Madison on April 11, 2013

    “This is a global problem. The question can be put to everyone on the face of the earth: What is worth saving?” - William Aylward