Monthly Archives: October 2014

Elite Colleges Explore Alternative to Common App (Chronicle)

By Eric Hoover Admissions officials at some of the nation’s most-selective colleges seek to create a new online application system, according to documents obtained by The Chronicle. Although the platform would rival the Common Application, its members apparently would include only private colleges with … Continue reading

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For New Course, U. of Oklahoma Seeks Boost From Old Media (Chronicle)

October 29, 2014 by Steve Kolowich [full article here.] Many colleges are turning to online “enablers” to help them get new online courses off the ground, but the University of Oklahoma is looking to generate buzz through an older channel: cable television. Oklahoma is … Continue reading

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Apply Now | Course Planning Seminars 2015

Latin Literature from the Neronian Period Dates: June 6-9, 2015 Consultant: James Ker (University of Pennsylvania) Greek Literature from the 4th Century BCE Dates: June 11-14, 2015 Consultant: Hakan Tell (Dartmouth College) Overview Every June the Sunoikisis faculty gather at … Continue reading

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Apply Now | Undergrad Research Symposium

Overview Dates: March 6-8, 2015 This spring, the Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS) in Washington, D.C. will invite undergraduate students to share their research on Greek comedy or Latin literature of the Late Republic in a workshop setting. Students will have the opportunity to discuss … Continue reading

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Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 7

On October 29, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Politics, Culture and Satire: The Institutions in Greek Comedy” Ben Hicks … Continue reading

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Latin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 7

On October 28, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Latin 392: Late Republic Literature via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Religion” Susan Satterfield Primary Readings Latin (292): Lucretius 6.1208 (Et graviter partim … Continue reading

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