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Christopher Francese

Christopher Francese is Asbury J. Clarke Professor of Classical Studies at Dickinson College. He is the project director of Dickinson College Commentaries, and directs a series of professional development workshops for Latin teachers, the Dickinson Latin Workshops. He is author of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of Sources (Hackett, 2014), Ancient Rome in So Many Words (Hippocrene, 2007), and Parthenius of Nicaea and Roman Poetry (Peter Lang, 2001).

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Today marks the debut of the re-designed SCS front web page, and the re-launch of our blog. The visual shift—from a large static header image to five smaller boxes featuring more frequently updated content from the SCS Blog and from Amphora—reflects a renewed determination on the part of the organization to use the website to highlight interesting ideas about the classical world and about the classics profession, and to have a more active digital presence. The SCS has taken steps to improve its online persona by forming a Communications Committee (which I currently chair) to oversee the...

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12/11/2017Ellen Bauerle
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11/20/2017Emma Vanderpool
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11/13/2017Kenneth Mayer
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