Faculty Notes: Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies

Following are faculty notes from the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies:

Erin Averett: Averett published “The Terracotta Figurines and Votive Masks from the Malloura Sanctuary,” in Crossroads and Boundaries: The Archaeology of the Past and Present in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus Ed. by M. Toumazou, P. Kardulias, and D.B. Counts. American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Series. She also delivered “Prayers in Clay: the Votive Figurines from the Athienou-Malloura Sanctuary on Cyprus,” at the Religion and the Visual Symposium at Creighton.

Greg Bucher: Bucher is the professor in charge of the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome (administered by Duke University) for 2011-12. In June 2011, he gave a talk entitled “Caesar: The View from Rome” at the American Classical League 64th Annual Institute in Minneapolis. At the same conference, he served on the panel, “The Summer Institute at the American Academy in Rome and the ICCS.”

Christina Clark: Clark is associate professor at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome (administered by Duke University) for the 2011-12 academic year.

Martha Habash: Habash was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in 2010-11 at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan. She conducted research on unpublished Latin and Greek inscriptions found in Northern Jordan. She coauthored “A New Greek Inscription from Northern Jordan,” forthcoming in College of Archaeology and Anthropology, Yarmouk University Newsletter, Spring 2011. She also delivered the lecture “The Religious Roles of Women in 5th Century B.B. Athens” for the Friends of Archaeology and Heritage in Amman, Jordan, on June 26, 2011.

Jeffrey Hause: Hause presented the paper “Aquinas on Aristotelian Justice: Defender, Destroyer, Subverter, or Surveyor?” at Cornell University. The revised version will appear in Thomas Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics (Cambridge University Press), edited by Tobias Hoffmann, Jorn Muller and Mathias Perkams.

William Stephens: Stephens contributed four articles to the volume in Sex, Love, and Friendship. Studies of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love, Volume 2: 1993-2003, A.L. McEvoy (ed.), Value Inquiry Book Series. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2011. They are “Wise Women vs. Manic Man: Diotima and Alcibiades in Plato’s Symposium,” “Can a Stoic Love?” and “Separated Spouses and Equal Partners: Cicero, Ovid, and Marriage at a Distance.” He also will have his book Marcus Aurelius: A Guide for the Perplexed (London: Continuum) published in paperback in February 2012.