classics

Susan Stevens reflects on nearly three decades behind the Red Brick Wall

Susan Stevens

Stevens, Randolph’s Catherine E. and William E. Thoresen Chair of Humanities, is retiring this year. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph to offer choose-your-own-pace online Greek courses

The material will be available as eight sequential modules, worth one credit each, with the intention to appeal to students anywhere in the world.... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s beloved Greek Play returns with the tragedy ‘Heracles & Deianeira’

“Heracles & Deianeira,” traditionally referred to as Sophocles’ “Women of Trachis,” is about the titular married couple and a misunderstanding between them that causes Heracles to become very ill.... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2020-21 Academic & Leadership Awards

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2020-21 award winners ... READ MORE >>

Susan Stevens published in 'Journal of Roman Archaeology'

Susan Stevens

An article written by classics professor Susan Stevens was recently included in the Journal of Roman Archaeology. Articles in the latest issue, For the love of Carthage, are about the archaeology of the ancient city of Carthage, mostly the result of fieldwork and excavations of the site, said Stevens, chair of Randolph’s classics department. In... READ MORE >>

Randolph Announces 2019-2020 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: Aisha Downs Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Lewis Ward Awarded annually with preference given to a graduating senior studio art major. The criteria for the selection shall include inherent artistic talent and academic performance, along with the intention to pursue a... READ MORE >>

Yale University using Randolph professor's videos for Greek instruction

Classics professor Amy Cohen, the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen `23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre.

There are a limited number of textbooks used in Greek instruction, so Randolph professor Amy Cohen wasn’t surprised when her alma mater, Yale University, came knocking this spring.... READ MORE >>

Historic Connections: New Ancient Collections Room creates opportunities for students

Ancient Collections Room

In class recently, Susan Stevens and her students were using the new Ancient Collections Room to discuss the ancient Roman coins the students were researching for an exhibition for the library. A student glanced over at one of the nearby cabinets and asked about the contents. “This was a perfect opportunity to pull out other... READ MORE >>

Cohen co-edits book, Shakespeare in the Light

Amy R. Cohen

Amy R. Cohen, a Randolph classics professor and the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ’23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre, recently co-edited the book, Shakespeare in the Light: Essays in Honor of Ralph Alan Cohen. Professor Cohen collaborated on the book project with Paul Menzer, dean of Mary Baldwin University’s College of Visual... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host open house for new home of Ancient Collections on campus

Art history professor Andrea Campbell and Sara Primm '20 look at glass samples from Randolph's archaeology collection

In conjunction with International Archaeology Day, Randolph’s museum and heritage studies program will celebrate the installation of its Ancient Collections in Room 416 of the Harold G. Leggett Building tomorrow, October 17. The open house will be held from 5-7 p.m. and is free and open to the campus community as well as the public.... READ MORE >>