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Joseph Rife lectured on Late Antique burial and society in Greece for a conference at the Humboldt University in Berlin, where he is participating in a working group on emerging Christianity in southeastern Europe.

June 25, 2017—Joseph Rife lectured on Late Antique burial and society in Greece for a conference at the Humboldt University in Berlin, where he is participating in a working group on emerging Christianity in southeastern Europe.


Chiara Sulprizio gave a paper entitled "Sex and the Enslaved Woman in Roman Legal Texts," at the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.

June 1, 2017—Chiara Sulprizio gave a paper entitled "Sex and the Enslaved Woman in Roman Legal Texts," at the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.


Barbara Tsakirgis has been recognized for her remarkable achievements as the 2017 recipient of the Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award from the Archaeological Institute of America

January 6, 2017—Andrew Moore, president of the Archaeological Institute of America, recognized the remarkable career of Barbara Tsakirgis at the organization's annual meeting in Toronto. The official acclamation of Prof. Tsakirgis as recipient of the Joukowsky award: "2017 Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award: Barbara Tsakirgis Barbara Tsakirgis is Associate Professor of Classics and Art History at Vanderbilt University, and Vice Chair of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. She received her Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from Princeton, and her areas of specialization are Greek art and architecture, and the domestic architecture and social history of the Greek household. She has excavated in Italy, Sicily, and Greece, and has been conducting excavations at the Athenian Agora since 1993. She has written a number of articles for the American Journal of Archaeology, Hesperia, and Acta Hyperborea and is the author of The Domestic Architecture of Morgantina in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods (Morgantina Studies, vol. 6, forthcoming) and “Living Near the Agora: Houses and Households in Central Athens (in The Athenian Agora: New Perspectives on an Ancient Site, J. Camp and C. Mauzy, eds, 2009). Prof. Tsakirgis has been a long-time officer of the AIA Nashville Society; has been an AIA Academic Trustee (2000-2006); and has lectured on the AIA National Lecture circuit for many years."


Daniel Solomon received the Jacqueline Elliott Award for Service in Higher Education from the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association

November 5, 2016—Daniel Solomon received the Jacqueline Elliott Award for Service in Higher Education at the Annual Conference of the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association.


Joseph Rife was a guest of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World of New York University, where he commenced a working group on Roman Aegean Networks in collaboration with Sebastian Heath (ISAW) and Sabine Ladstätter (ÖAI-Vienna).

October 24, 2016—Joseph Rife was a guest of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World of New York University, where he commenced a working group on Roman Aegean Networks in collaboration with Sebastian Heath (ISAW) and Sabine Ladstätter (ÖAI-Vienna).


Ari Bryen's chapter, “Crimes Against the Person: Violence and Sexual Crimes” has appeared in the Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

October 18, 2016—

Ari Bryen's chapter, “Crimes Against the Person: Violence and Sexual Crimes” has appeared in the Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

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Ari Bryen presented a paper entitled "Labeo’s iniuria: politics and violence in the age of Augustus" at the European Legal History workshop at Harvard Law School.

September 26, 2016—Ari Bryen presented a paper entitled "Labeo’s iniuria: politics and violence in the age of Augustus" at the European Legal History workshop at Harvard Law School.


Kathy Gaca presented an invited seminar response to a paper by Judith Gundry (Yale Divinity School) as a guest of the 2016 Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas conference held in Montreal, Quebec

August 4, 2016—Kathy Gaca presented an invited seminar response paper as a guest of the 2016 Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas conference held in Montreal, Quebec, and hosted by McGill University. Her response paper was to a paper in progress by Judith Gundry (Yale Divinity School), "'Becoming One Flesh' and the Politics of Sexual Reproduction: 1 Corinthians 6-7 in the Light of Biblical/Jewish and Greco-Roman Traditions on Marriage, Sex, Sexual Desire and Procreation."


Ari Bryen gave a paper entitled "The Petition in the Roman Period" as a participant in the collaborative panel "The Rhetoric of Complaint: The Petition from the Romans to the Mamluks" at the 28th International Congress of Papyrology in Barcelona.

August 3, 2016—Ari Bryen gave a paper entitled "The Petition in the Roman Period" as a participant in the collaborative panel "The Rhetoric of Complaint: The Petition from the Romans to the Mamluks" at the 28th International Congress of Papyrology in Barcelona.


Joe Rife delivered two lectures on Early Christianity, ritual, archaeology, and human skeletal remains in the northeastern Peloponnese (Greece) as a guest of the Institute for Archaeology and Ancient Culture at Stockholm University.

May 4, 2016—Joe Rife delivered two lectures on Early Christianity, ritual, archaeology, and human skeletal remains in the northeastern Peloponnese (Greece) as a guest of the Institute for Archaeology and Ancient Culture at Stockholm University.



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