Fourth Annual Virginia Undergraduate Symposium

The Classics program will be hosting the Fourth Annual Virginia Undergraduate Research Symposium in Classics on Friday November 10th, 1-5 p.m., in the Hurley Convergence Center's Digital Auditorium. Free and open to the public. The program is below, and if you'd like more information, you can follow this link. Virginia Undergraduate Symposium in Classics IV University of Mary Washington, Hurley Convergence Center Digital Auditorium Friday, November 10, 2017      1-5 PM   Symposium Program   1-1:45 - Keynote: Dr. John Camp, Randolph-Macon College Recent Excavations at the Athenian Agora 1:45-2:00 - Questions and Answers 2:00-2:20 - Marshall LeMert (University of Mary Washington) The Tomb of Alexander the Great 2:20-2:40 - Rebekah Hale (Randolph-Macon College) Ancient Greek and Modern East African Tortoise Shell Lyres: An Ethnological Comparison 2:40-3:00 - Tess Monks (University of Richmond) Redundant Dido: Repetition and Alliteration in Virgil and … [Read more...]

Professor Aminrazavi delivers lecture series at St. Joseph College in NYC

After 9/11, Dr. & Mrs. Khatib, longtime residents of NY, endowed a Chair in Comparative Religious Studies at St. Joseph College.  Every year, the position is given to a different scholar to do something creative such as teaching a course, give lecture series, etc. Last year, our own Professor Aminrazavi was the Khatib Chair and was asked to give a weekly lecture series on SHI`ISM IN IRAN with two keynote speeches. The picture is from one of his keynote lectures.   … [Read more...]