CONF: Liverpool SACE Seminars

Seen on Classicists (please send any responses to the folks mentioned in the quoted text, not to rogueclassicism!):

University of Liverpool

SACE Seminar Series

The School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is pleased to announce
its research seminar programme for the summer term 2009/10. Seminars take
place at 5 – 6.30 pm in either the Bosanquet Seminar Room, 12 Abercromby
Square (BSR), the Shore Lecture Theatre, 14 Abercromby Square (SLT), or
M202, The Hartley Building. These are buildings 146, 147, and 253 on the
campus map:

Everyone is welcome. For further details please contact Shirley Curtis
(shirley.curtis AT

22nd April
Maureen Carroll (University of Sheffield)
Porticus triplex and the sacred grove in Roman temple architecture: an
archaeological case study from Pompeii

27th April
Will Roebroeks (Leiden University)
Ebb and flow of regional extinctions: the character of neanderthal
occupation of northern climes

29th April
Mark Molesky (Seton Hall University)
Primitive antiquity and the European imagination, 1850-1940

4th May
Andrew Gardner (University College London)
Violence, order, and Roman military culture

6th May
John Curran (Queen’s University Belfast)
Roman Judaea: the Herodian prism

11th May
Krzysztof Nawotka (University of Wroclaw)
Who wrote the Alexander Romance?

20th May
Francois Leclere (British Museum)
Egyptians and Greeks at the Saite frontier-post of Daphnae (Tell Dafana): a


JOB: Hellenist @ Brown University

Seen on various lists (please send any responses to the folks mentioned in the quoted text, not to rogueclassicism!):

THE DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS at Brown University has been authorized to announce a search for one-year visiting appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July, 2010. This is a non tenure-track position. Full time teaching load is four courses per academic year. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach one or two courses in ancient Greek and Latin (elementary through beginning graduate level), one large lecture course, and one or more smaller discussion courses in translation, and to participate actively in other departmental activities, including advising. Ph.D. by time of appointment is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Salary will be dependent upon candidate’s experience and credentials.

CANDIDATES should send applications by email to:

Classics_Department AT

with the subject line indicating “VAP position” and have letters of reference sent either by email to the same address or by post to Chair, VAP Position, Department of Classics, Box 1856, Brown University, Providence, R.I., 02912-1856.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and at least three current letters of recommendation; applicants are also encouraged to submit evidence of teaching ability and expertise.

Those who applied in Fall 2009 to our open-rank position for a Hellenist who would like to reactivate their applications for this new position may do so by sending an email to that effect to the address above.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received in their entirety by May 15, 2010 are assured full consideration.

Brown University is committed to diversity in its faculty and encourages applications from qualified women and under-represented minority candidates

Akropolis World News

… in Classical Greek:

Egyptian senator proposes shootong at demonstrators / Polish citizens to choose new president / Iceland closes its airports / Saint George: roses and books