Entries tagged with ‘classics’

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) has been named a winner of the Mankato YWCA Woman of Distinction Award. The official award ceremony will take place Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) participated in the Presidential Panel, “Central and Marginal in Classical Studies,” at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Washington DC on January 5, 2020. She presented on diversity in Classics and the possibilities facing individuals and institutions going forward.

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong delivered a paper entitled “Between Appreciation and Complicity: A Korean-American Take on the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Arranged Marriage, and Women’s Honor” at the “Naked Soul” Classics Conference on June 22, 2019.

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong presented a paper entitled “Talking about Rape in a Myth Class: Preparation, Course Material, and Classroom Practices” at the Classical Association of Canada.

Yurie Hong (Classics)

Yurie Hong delivered three talks at Concordia Moorhead as the Grose Memorial Lecturer: “Suffering and Status in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter: Reflections on Family History and Arranged Marriage in Greece and Korea,” “Trojan Horse/Trojan Women: Cause, Complicity, and Consequence in Virgil and Euripides,” and “Birthing Ideas in Ancient Greece and the Modern World: A […]

Mary R. McHugh (Classics)

Mary R. McHugh published an essay, “Plato’s Timaeus and Time,” delivered at the first Fonte Aretusa Conference in Siracusa, Sicily in 2015. The essay was published by Parnassos Press in a volume entitled Plato at Syracuse: Essays on Plato in Western Greece with a new translation of the Seventh Letter by Jonah Radding, edited by Heather L. Reid and Mark […]

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong was the panel respondent and keynote speaker for Carleton’s Undergraduate Classics Research Symposium on the topic of Ancient Identities. Her talk focused on the construction of identity in ancient literature and the importance of the humanities in the development of students intellectual, personal, and civic identities today.

J-Term Course: Egypt and the Near East

January Term trip to the Oriental Institute Museum This J-Term I offered a new course: Egypt and the Near East. The idea for this course came out of discussions we had in the Department of Classics about expanding our definition of ‘Classics’ chronologically and geographically to situate the Greeks and Romans in a broader historical […]

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classics Studies)

Yurie Hong presented a paper entitled “Bringing the Outside In: Incorporating Marginalized Identities and Modern Topics into an Introductory Myth Course” in January at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego.

Seán Easton (Classics)

Seán Easton published a chapter entitled “The Dueling Greek Golden Ages of 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)” in the edited volume Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition, published by the Edinburgh Press.