Jeremy Hutton Elected CANES Chair

Dr. Jeremy Hutton, Professor of Classical Hebrew Language and Biblical Literature, has been named Chair for the Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Hutton succeeds Dr. William Aylward who served the department for …

Grant Nelsestuen Elected ILS Chair

Dr. Grant Nelsestuen, Associate Professor of Classics, has been named Chair for the Integrated Liberal Studies Program. Several other CANES faculty members are affiliated with and/or instructors for ILS, including William Aylward, Laura McClure, Nandini …

Patrick Harvey Earns M.A. in Hebrew Bible

Patrick Harvey successfully defended his Master of Arts thesis titled “The Septuagint Storyteller: The Discourse-Pragmatic Use of the Historical Present in 1 Samuel 17–31” on Friday, May 1. After earning his M.A. in Hebrew Bible, …

Rebecca Moorman Earns Ph.D. in Classics

Rebecca Moorman successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “Engrossing the Reader: Delight and Disgust in Latin Literature” on Friday, April 17. This virtual defense was a first for many in the department. Congratulations, Rebecca!

Dr. Fauci Influenced by the Ancients

As many of you may have heard or read, Dr. Anthony Fauci was a student of ancient languages and classical studies. Astute Associate Lecturer and alumna of the department, Dr. Molly Harris, pointed out the …