Join us today for a special bonus episode with Egyptologist, Dr. Kara Cooney, a professor of Egyptian Art & Architecture at UCLA! Dr. Kara Cooney and Lexie will be talking about the future of Egyptology, how to get involved in the field without earning a Ph.D., how required writing & languages can be used as a form of gatekeeping, and dealing with pressure to love your work even if it makes you miserable. Listen wherever you get your podcasts! Apple: https://podcasts.apple.co
Tuck in your togas because today Natalie Haynes, author, broadcaster & comedian, is on Ancient Office Hours! She and Lexie will talk about her early hyperfocus on Classics, learning how to mix stand-up comedy with Classics into a unique path, why academic writing is often bad, boring, and made to be inaccessible to a wider audience, and learning rules in order to break them. Listen wherever you get your podcasts!
Our new episode is out now! Today on Ancient Office Hours, Lexie talks to Dr. Kathleen Lynch, a Professor of Classics at the University of Cincinnati! Tune in to hear about building and maintaining good relationships in and outside the field of Classics, methods of finding a good dissertation topic, Harry Potter as the ideal Greek mythological hero, and how archaeogaming transforms STEM into STEAM. Listen wherever you get your podcasts! Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/po
Today, Lexie will be talking to Dr. Jeffrey Stevens, a professor of ancient history at the University of Missouri, Mizzou! Tune in to Ancient Office Hours to listen to them discuss Dr. Stevens’ unconventional path into ancient history, his experience being a historical consultant for Spartacus, and how to educate people who misappropriate or misunderstand ancient Roman symbols. Listen wherever you get your podcasts! Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../the.../id1537896277 Sp
Happy Halloween! Today, tune in to our spooktacular Halloween bonus episode Lares, Scares, & Tartaros Oh My! with Dr. Radcliffe Edmonds! Lexie and Dr. Radcliffe Edmonds, a professor of Classics at Bryn Mawr College, are going to talk about the representation of the Underworld in Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus book series and why death & the afterlife are considered taboo in modern society. It’s going to be spooky and fun! You won’t want to miss it. This bonus content was cu
Today on Ancient Office Hours, Lexie will be talking to Dr. Young Richard Kim! Dr. Kim is an associate professor and head of UIC Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies! They will talk about the dignity of work, the intersection of personal religion and the academic study of ancient religion, being Asian in Classics, and hot takes on how to change the way we teach US/ancient world history in high schools. They are also going to chat about a few traditionally taboo to
Today on Ancient Office Hours, we are joined by Megan Lewis, creator of Digital Hammurabi! Megan and Lexie discuss what an Assyriologist studies, why leaving a PhD program shouldn’t be seen as a failure, Megan's work creating Digital Hammurabi as a public outreach initiative, and what academics can do if they don’t want to be in academia. Listen wherever you get your podcasts and check out Digital Hammurabi at https://www.digitalhammurabi.com! Apple: https://podcasts.apple.co
Today, Dr. Andrew Reinhard, Director of Publications for the American Numismatic Society, is our guest on Ancient Office Hours! Tune in to hear about his path from book collecting to publishing, productively channelling his (academic) rage, how he became a pioneer in the field of archaeogaming, the ethical & funding challenges of working with gaming companies, and why STEM needs art. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or here on The Ozymandias Project's website! Apple: htt