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Faculty and Student Awards and Achievements
Congratulations to Elizabeth S. Greene on receiving an award from Brock's Humanities Research Institute to support her project "Mending, drawing, and analysis of amphoras from the 6th-century BCE shipwreck at Pabuç Burnu, Turkey."
Congratulations to Classics major Eric Tincombe on winning the Harry C. Maynard Scholarship in Classical Studies! This award is granted by the Ontario Classical Association to a university student participating in a program of study or field excavation abroad, and is awarded on the basis of academic merit and the quality of the research essay submitted on a specified topic (this year's theme was the impact of tourism on Classical sites in the Mediterranean). Earlier this acacemic year Eric won second prize in the CAC Essay Competition (Junior Level) for his essay from CLAS 3P06 last winter titled "Mos Barbarorum: Tacitus' Portrayal of the Britons in Agricola and Annals".
Recent Faculty Presentations
Michael Carter was an invited speaker at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, ON) on February 12 where he presented a paper titled "The Gladiators' Code: Life in the Roman Arena."
Elizabeth S. Greene presented a poster "Portable Ports on the Datça Peninsula: 2011-2012 Explorations at the Harbors of Burgaz, Turkey" for the Brock University Research Celebration held on February 12. Current Brock undergraduate Molly McMeekin, and Tarah Csaszar and Samantha Rohrig, both alumnae of the MA program in Classics, were co-authors on the poster.
Katharine T. von Stackelberg was invited to present at the conference Disciples of Flora: Gardens in History and Culture (February 21-22) hosted at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Her paper was titled “Decline and Fall: The Antique Garden of Louise du Pont Crowninshield.” She was also an invited speaker at the University of Cincinnati on April 13 where she presented “Reconsidering Hyperreality: Roman Gardens in America (1892-1974).”