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Denise McCoskey

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Denise Eileen McCoskey is a Professor of Classics and affiliate of Black World Studies at Miami University (Ohio). In 2009, she won the APA Award for Excellence in Teaching at the College Level. She is the author of Race: Antiquity & Its Legacy, and is currently at work on a project examining the role of eugenics in early twentieth-century American classical scholarship.

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06/27/2018Denise McCoskey
In spring 2018, students enrolled in the upper-level seminar “Antiquity Through a Lens” at Miami University engaged in critical study of the ways the classical world and, more specifically, ancient war narratives have been used in modern film and television to reflect on contemporary society and its conflicts.  Alongside study of ancient primary sources, students thus explored a range of concepts such as gender, class, race, religion, and even the meaning of victory itself in Troy (2004), 300 (2007), 300:  Rise of an Empire (2014), Spartacus (1960), Masada (1981), and Dragon Blade...

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10/14/2018Charles Hedrick
EAGLE, the Electronic Archive of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, was conceived in 1997 by the Italian Epigrapher Silvio...
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10/04/2018Sarah Bond
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10/03/2018Arum Park
Last year the Classical Studies Department at the University of Michigan announced the launch of its Bridge MA, a...
09/27/2018Adrienne Rose
This month in her ‘art of translation’ column, Adrienne K.H. Rose interviews A.E. Stallings while in Pylos and...
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