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Katherine Lim
May 25, 2018

A computer science major and the Class of 2018 salutatorian, Lim began studying Latin in middle school. “Somebody had said it was very formulaic and mathematical in nature and I was like, great, that sounds fantastic, I enjoy math,” she said. She expanded her Latin studies at Princeton with courses such as “Invective, Slander and Insult” with Robert Kaster, and “Introduction to Medieval Latin” with Brent Shaw.

Michael Flower
May 9, 2018

As part of this program designed to provide senior faculty additional research time and to enhance the humanities community more broadly, Prof. Flower will develop his project, “The Art of Historical Fiction in Ancient Greece”. He will also serve as a faculty fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts.

Denis Feeney
May 9, 2018

Distinguished humanities scholars and dedicated teachers, Behrman Professors serve a three-year term both directing and teaching in the Humanities Sequence. “Future humanities students can look forward to their [Feeney’s and fellow appointee Moulie Vidas’] stellar lecturing and deep-dive seminars,” notes Esther Schor.

Harriet Flower
May 7, 2018

Says a nominating colleague, “Her wide-ranging body of scholarship … has made her one of the leading figures in the study of Roman history. She has made Roman historians recognize how their own reconstructions of the past had been shaped by assumptions about continuities and change. And she has brought the same attention both to detail and the big picture to her teaching and service to the University and all its students.”

Panel of students being interviewed
May 1, 2018

Congratulations to Jaylin Lugardo, a recently declared Classics major, for receiving a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. She was recently interviewed on “60 Minutes” and discusses the “FLI is Fly” campaign, which aims to educate Princeton students on the resources available to first-generation low-income students, and raise awareness of the challenges they face.

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
April 24, 2018

Prof. Holmes has been selected for the NYPL’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers 20th class of Fellows, including scholars, academics, and creative writers. While in residence, she will be working on the project “The Tissue of the World: Sympathy and the Nature of Nature in Greco-Roman Antiquity,” which explores sympathy in the human and non-human worlds in Greco-Roman natural philosophy, medicine, natural history and pastoral poetry.

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