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Bonnie MacLachlan, Professor Emerita and Adjunct Research Professor, spoke in Syracuse, Sicily in October 2019 at a conference entitled Pindar in Sicily. In 2018 she gave a keynote address in Lausanne, Switzerland: “Non-elite Couples in the Hellenistic Period.”

Bernd Steinbock gave a keynote speech on “The Epitaphios Logos of Pericles: Thucydides’ Ambivalence towards the Funeral Oration” at the international conference The Funeral Oration and Nicole Loraux, held at the University of Lyon, France, on February 19, 2020.

Kyle Gervais’ emendation to Aeneid 7.5, published in the Classical Journal (full text here), has been accepted into the text of G. B Conte’s new Teubner edition of Virgil’s Aeneid.</span


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