• ROMARCH: term position in Classical Archaeology and Classics at DePauw University

    DePauw, photo by Larry Ligget

    DePauw University, 15 Jan. 2013; photo by Larry Ligget

    DePauw University – Greencastle, IN

    The Department of Classical Studies invites applications for a one-year term position beginning August 2013. Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Ph.D. preferred. We seek a Classical Archaeologist with a broad training in Classical Studies. Teaching load is 3/3 and includes courses in archaeology, classical civilization (e.g. Myth), and Greek or Latin at all undergraduate levels. Commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment is essential. For information about the department, please visit: http://www.depauw.edu/academics/departments-programs/classical-studies/.

    Application materials should include the following: an application letter, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a short manuscript or offprint. All materials should be submitted electronically to: classicssearch@depauw.edu. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • ROMARCH: Heraclea Sintica Conference, call for papers


    Heraclea Sintica: from Hellenistic polis to Roman civitas (4th c. BC – 6th c. AD)

    Dates: September 19-21, 2013;
    Location: Petrich, Bulgaria; Hotel Bats.
    Organizers: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum at Bulgarian
    Academy of Sciences, American Research Center in Sofia, Museum of
    History-Petrich
    Sponsors: American Research Center in Sofia, Municipality of Petrich

    This international conference will bring together leading scholars to present recent work on the site of Heraclea Sintica, situated near the village of Rupite, ca. 12 km northeast of Petrich, SW Bulgaria. The presentations will be arranged in thematic sections devoted to particular topics, such as, but not limited to:

    1. Historical topography of Heraclea and its city territory, including necropoleis;
    2. Recent archaeological excavations on the site;
    3. Diachronic surveys on literary sources and epigraphic documents;
    4. Religious monuments and associated cult practices;
    5. Patterns of coin circulation as related to economy and local markets.

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