John Gruber-Miller, professor of classical studies at Cornell College, won the 2012 Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level award from the American Philological Association. He was the year’s only winner.
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Philip Venticinque, who teaches in the classical and modern languages and classical studies departments, will be on leave next year to serve several prestigious fellowships, including with the American Council of Learned Societies and Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies.
After visiting the ancient Greek palace complex of Knossos and the slave plantation ruins of Prospect Hill in the Bahamas for two month-long Cornell courses, American History major Cate LiaBraaten ’12 wrote a research paper comparing the two historic sites.
In March, classical studies Professor John Gruber-Miller was honored with an Ovatio (Ovation) from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) for distinguished service and leadership.
The Latin205 class announces the upcoming ‘pirated’ production of “Menaechmi” by Plautus. Directed by students, SJ Witt and Kim Griseto, and produced by John Gruber-Miller, “Menaechmi” is part of an annual production of Greek and Latin Theatre directed and put on by students in the intermediate level Latin class.
Last April, John Gruber-Miller was invited to give a presentation and workshop at the University of Maryland as part of a Colloquium on Integrating Gendered Perspectives and the Study of Ancient Roman Women into the Latin Classroom and Curriculum.
HAIG Lecture: Living in Uncertain Times: Managing Risk and Uncertainty in the Late Roman World Event
Discussions of the economic history of Late Roman Egypt have primarily focused on analyzing the increasing influence of two main institutions: the church and large estates. Recent work has increased our understanding of estate operations and economic decision making considerably, however,
Classical Studies and Biology major Phil Gallagher discusses the transformative power of the extraordinary opportunities at Cornell.
Students in Professor John Gruber-Miller’s Latin 205 class are putting on a 1980’s adaptation of Plautus’ classic Roman comedy “Asinaria: The One about the Asses.”