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Faculty Awards and Achievements
Fanny Dolansky was awarded a grant from the Humanities Research Institute to support research and images for a chapter titled "Daily Life of the Child at Rome" to be included in Children in Antiquity: Perspectives and experiences of childhood in the ancient Mediterranean (Routledge).
Allison Glazebrook received a SSHRC Insight Grant for her project titled "Greek prostitutes in context: a history of sexual labour in Ancient Athens" which was included in a story in the Brock News.
Elizabeth S. Greene has been appointed by the Archaeological Institute of America to the Anna Marguerite McCann and Robert D. Taggart Lectureship in Underwater Archaeology for 2015-2016. She will deliver lectures in Norman, OK; Amherst, MA; and Vancouver, BC on topics related to her archaeological fieldwork on shipwrecks and harbours off the Turkish coast, as well as broader issues of underwater cultural heritage.
Carrie Murray was awarded funding from the Humanities Research Institute to help support the 2015 season of the Brock University Archaeological Project at Pantelleria.
Angus Smith received a grant from the Humanities Research Institute for "Excavations at the Minoan Town of Gournia in Crete -- Summer 2015."
Katharine von Stackelberg was awarded funding for images to appear in her chapter in Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World, a volume she is co-editing for Oxford University Press.
Recent Faculty Presentations and Publications
Allison Glazebrook was guest editor for an issue of Helios (42.1): Beyond Courtesans and Whores: Sex and Labor in the Greco-Roman World, which includes her article, "A Hierarchy of Violence? Sex Slaves, Parthenoi and Rape in Menander’s Epitrepontes." A contribution on the archaeology of prostitution has appeared in The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality edited by Patricia Whelehan (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2015).
Elizabeth S. Greene was an invited speaker at the University at Buffalo's Institute of European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA) where she presented a paper titled, "Shifting Centers of Maritime Activity in the Eastern Mediterranean: A View from Burgaz or ‘Old Knidos’, Turkey". She also recently published two papers on ceramics from two sites off the Turkish coast: a Late Antique assemblage at Burgaz, and amphora capacities from the Archaic shipwreck at Pabuç Burnu: (1) Leidwanger, J., E.S. Greene, and N. Tuna. 2015. "A Late Antique Ceramic Assemblage at Burgaz, Datça Peninsula, South-west Turkey, and the 'Normality of the Mixed Cargo' in the Ancient Mediterranean." International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 44.2: 300-311. (2) Greene, E.S. and M.L. Lawall. 2015. "Transport Amphoras and Economic Information: A View from the Early Greek World." In Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassıada. Edited by D. Carlson, J. Leidwanger, and S. Kampbell, 3-16. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.
Angus Smith's co-authored volume (with M.K. Dabney, E. Pappi, S. Triantaphyllou, and J.C. Wright) is currently in press: Ayia Sotira: A Mycenaean Chamber Tomb Cemetery in the Nemea Valley, Greece. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press. He has also recently had the following article appear: Watrous, L.V., D.M. Buell, J.C. McEnroe, J.G. Younger, L.A. Turner, B.S. Kunkel, K. Glowacki, S. Gallimore, A. Smith, P.A. Pantou, A. Chapin and E. Margaritis "Excavations at Gournia: 2010-2012," Hesperia 84.3, pp. 397-465.
Katharine von Stackelberg has had the following book chapter appear: "Decline and Fall: The Roman Garden of Louise du Pont Crowninshield", in V. Pagán, J. Page and B. Weltman-Aron (eds.) Disciples of Flora: Gardens in History and Culture (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015), 94-112.
Student Awards and Achievements
Stephanie Culp presented a paper titled "A Killer Education: The Psychology of Spartan Military Education" at the annual meeting of the Atlantic Classical Association which was held in October in Halifax, NS.
Congratulations to the following undergraduate and graduate student recipients of external scholarships and awards: