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Amy Lather is Assistant Professor of Classics at Wake Forest University. She works on Greek poetry and Greek aesthetics: from oozing wounds in Sophocles to dirt and dust in Homer to the representation of variety (poikilia) in archaic and classical art and literature. She'll take your understanding of the whole The Dress controversy to a new level.

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08/26/2019Amy Lather
As the new term approaches and gets underway, the SCS Blog is bringing you fresh perspectives and actionable ideas on teaching the languages, history, and material culture of the ancient Mediterranean.  Try something small — or something big — to kickstart your course! τίς δ’ οὐχὶ χαίρει νηπίοις ἀθύρμασιν; Who does not find delight in childish amusements? Euripides, Auge fr. 272 TrGF Anyone who has taught an introductory language class is familiar with the age-old challenge of keeping students active and engaged, especially when these courses tend...

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