Department Hires Two Visiting Assistant Professors for AY 2013-14

August 23rd, 2013

 The Department of Classics is proud to announce that its search for
 two Visiting Assistant Professors has been successfully completed with
 the hiring of Drs. Robert Groves and Alexandra Kennedy. 

 Dr. Groves received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 2012 for his dissertation
 “Cross-Language Communication in Heliodorus' Aethiopica.” His areas
 of expertise include the Greek Novel, Ancient Multilingualism, and
 Greco-Roman Geography and Ethnography and their Renaissance
 Reception.
 
 Dr. Kennedy received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington for
 her dissertation “Leaving Rome: Alienation from and Attachment to
 the City in Augustan Literature.” Her specialties include Augustan
 Literature, Roman Topography, Roman Historiography, and Latin
 Elegy. 
 
This fall, Dr. Kennedy will teach CLAS 305 (Greek & Roman Religion), GRK 201 (Intermediate Greek I), and LAT 400 (Republican Prose). Dr. Groves will be teaching CLAS 160D1 (America & Antiquity), CLAS 250A (Survey of Greek Literature in Translation), and GRK 4/530 (Greek Historians). 
 
The entire UA Classics community warmly welcomes Drs. Groves and Kennedy, and wishes them the best in the coming academic year!