Feminist Adaptation of Ovid's Metamorphoses

The Department of Classical Languages hosts a public conversation/webinar entitled, Sex, Rage, & Change: Feminist Adaptation of Ovid's Metamorphoses conducted by Nina McLaughlin, Paisley Rekdal, and Stephanie McCarter.

6th Annual International Karaoke Night

Students gathered at Cravens Hall for the The 6th Annual International Karaoke Night on Saturday, October 24.  It was a little different from past International Karaoke Nights when students sang live in front of a panel of judges and an audience.  Instead,  they submitted videos of themselves singing in the language that they are studying.  The videos representing Chinese, French, German, Latin, Russian, and Spanish were screened at the event, and students and faculty were able to view the videos and vote online in person or remotely.

Dr. Holmes's Book Reviewed

Dr. Holmes's book, Philosophy, Poetry, and Power in Aristophanes's Birds (Cambridge 2018), was favorably reviewed in the Classical Journal.

Dr. McDonough Contributes to Translation of Virgil's Aeneid

Dr. Christopher McDonough wrote the notes and introduction to Len Krisak's recent translation of Virgil's Aeneid.

Dr. McCarter's Horace Translation Published

Dr. Stephanie McCarter's translation of the poetry of Horace, Horace: Epodes, Odes, and Carmen Saeculare was published in July of 2020.

Dr. McDounough's Documentary, "Mine 21" Airs on PBS

Dr. McDonough's documentary, Mine 21, about a Grundy County mine explosion in the 1980s was aired twice this month on East Tennessee PBS.

Prof. McDonough's "Mine 21" Wins Media Award

On Friday, November 1, two outstanding works will be honored with the 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media.

Latin Wins Big at International Karaoke Night

The 5th Annual International Karaoke Night took place on November 7, 2019 at the Tiger Bay Pub. There were songs in 8 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, and Spanish.

"The Pleasures of Outrage" - A Lecture

University of Texas-Austin Professor Patricia Roberts-Miller presents "The Pleasures of Outrage: Why We Love Demagoguery."

Prof. McDonough Publishes on Myths

Sewanee Classics Professor Chris McDonough has recently published two articles.