Connecting Modern Societies to Ancient Worlds

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Ancient Office Hours Podcast - Latest Episodes
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August 17, 2022
Dr. Caitlín Barrett

Dr. Caitlín Barrett, an archaeologist and professor of Classics at Cornell University, joins Lexie to discuss how deciding to study Hellenistic Egypt didn’t force her to choose between Greece and Egypt, defining the household in ancient times, how we compare ancient religions, and what new historical HBO series she’d like to create.

August 3, 2022
Julie Levy

Julie Levy, an independent scholar and the Program Coordinator for the Save Ancient Studies Alliance, joins Lexie to chat about their interest in learning Japanese and in becoming a polyglot, the hidden struggles of grad students, learning to be ok with leaving academia behind and discovering new passions.

July 20, 2022
Dr. Colin Shelton

Dr. Colin Shelton, a language program coordinator for Latin and Greek at the University of Chicago, joins Lexie to discuss the difference between learning vs. acquiring languages, challenges to learning a foreign/ancient language, and making video games a medium to encourage linguistic study.

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