The following students presented a paper at CAMWS 2021 (virtual):
- Sam Wert, “Reflections on Romulus: A Case Study on the Roman Foundation Myth in Cicero” (offsite link, pdf)
- Marco Saldaña, “ ‘A Vision of a Dream Said’: Verbal Dreams in Herodotus Book 1” (offsite link, pdf)
- Allison C. Jodoin, “Haunting Caesar and Pompey: Death as a Characterization Method in the Pharsalia" (offsite link, pdf)
- Khang Le, “Looking Back in Anger: Nostalgia in Lucan's Pharsalia” (offsite link, pdf)
- Eric Silver, “Marianus Scholasticus’ AP 9.668-9: A Close Reading of a Reception of the Locus Amoenus in Christian Late Antiquity” (offsite link, pdf)
- Rachel L. Andrews, “The Riot Fresco: A Study of Space and Gladiatorial Attitudes” (offsite link, pdf)
- Catherine G. Movich, “Female Voice and Violence in Nux” (offsite link, pdf)
- Leah G. Hinshaw, “Female Suffering, Silence, and Men's Power in Ovid's Fasti” (offsite link, pdf)
Marco Saldaña was accepted into the summer program at the American School for Classical Studies in Athens (program was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic)
The following student presented a paper at CAMWS 2020 (virtual):
- Christopher King, "Homer on the Tragic Paradox"
Nick Bolig was awarded the CAMWS Herbert Benario Award for participation in the "Greece from the Sea" summer seminar at the ASCSA
Chad Uhl participated in the "Greece from the Sea" summer seminar at the ASCSA
Connor Jennings participated in an ASCSA summer seminar on Thebes
Jack Rogers was a student in the Advanced intensive Ancient Greek program at the Latin/Greek Institute at the CUNY Graduate Center
The following MA students presented papers at the 2019 CAMWS meeting in Lincoln, NE:
- Nick Bolig, "We Might Need Prophets Here: An Examination of Divinatory Perspectives in Aeschylus’ Oresteia"
- Doug Hulsether, "Inspired Denial: Mourning and the Muses in Statius’ Thebaid"
- Connor Jennings, "Oppositional Ideologies in Euripides' Cyclops"
- Chad Uhl, "Crudelis Gloria: Casting the Nemean Serpent as a Genius Loci in Thebaid 5"
- Chris Wilkins, "Tisiphone as an Internal Poet in Statius’ Thebaid"
In April, three M.A. students presented research at the annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South in Albuquerque, NM:
- Nick Bolig, "Where the Truth Lies: Euripides' Democratic Challenge in Helen"
- Miriam Walski, “Positively Biased: Tacitus on the Mutinies in Panonia and Germany"
- Michael Fons, “Reading Hypsipyle's Medea: Looking at the chronology of Ovid's Heroides 6 and 12"
Spring 2017 M.A. graduate Michael Woo received the Mary A. Grant Award from The Classical Association of the Middle West and South. The award - named in honor of Dr. Mary A. Grant from the University of Kansas - is a fellowship to attend the summer session of the American Academy in Rome. In the fall, Michael will begin Ph.D. study at the University of Michigan.
Congratulations are in order for Josh Parr (M.A. 2014), who has won KU's Carlin Graduate Teaching Award after teaching CLSX 148 (Greek and Roman Mythology), and for Lizzy Adams (M.A. 2013), who has won KU's Outstanding Thesis Award for her thesis "Esse videtur: Occurrences of Heroic Clausulae in Cicero’s Orations".