UT’s McClung Museum will host Bob Brier, one of the world’s foremost experts on mummies and Egyptology, to lecture on the ancient Egyptian mummification processes at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 21.
Professor Aleydis Van de Moortel, head of the Department of Classics, recognized years ago that her younger college students often struggled with one of their most common assignments: writing a research paper. To guide them through the process, she provides her students with step-by-step instruction. Here’s her advice, boiled down to eight simple steps.
The National Endowment for the Humanities featured Aleydis Van de Moortel’s project, an excavation of the small Greek islet of Mitrou, which dates back to the Bronze Age.
With the new academic year, nine schools and departments are welcoming new directors and heads.
Five senior classics students spent the summer in Morocco, conducting an archaeological survey around one of the oldest cities in northwestern Africa. “Gardens of the Hesperides: The Rural Archaeology of the Loukkos Valley” is a collaboration between UT and the Institut National des Sciences de l’Archéologie et du Patrimoine in Rabat, Morocco. The project is
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in diversity leadership, advising, teaching, research, academic outreach, and service on December 1 at the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown.
Anne Chapin, an art historian specializing in Aegean wall paintings, will discuss the variety of costumes worn in the Bronze Age during a lecture at UT on Thursday, November 12.
Abby Durick, a junior classical archaeology student and Haslam Scholar, was on a team that recently uncovered the rich grave of a warrior dating back to the late Bronze Age.
Renowned archaeologist W. Y. Adams will discuss Nubian history in a talk presented by the UT Departments of Anthropology, Classics, and History and the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies on Tuesday, October 13.
Archaeology scholar Eric Cline will kick off a lecture series presented by the East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and McClung Museum on Thursday with a look at the collapse of the Bronze Age.
The Department of Classics is sponsoring its thirty-third annual Latin Day on Thursday, October 30.