Dr. Connie Rodriguez will be presenting a paper, entitled "Aristotle's Poetics and the Tragedy of Londo and G'Kar", at the Once and Future Antiquity Conference to be held at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, 27-29 March 2015.
Dr. Connie Rodriguez presented a paper, entitled "Bartholemy Lafon and His Vision for New Orleans" at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South in Waco, Texas, 2-5 April 2014.
Dr. Karen Rosenbecker receives the 2015 CAMWS Excellence in Teaching Award at the Annual Meeting the Classical Association of the Middle West and South at Denver, Colorado, 27-29 March 2015.
Dr. Connie Rodriguez presented a paper, entitled "What Happened to the Monumental Program of Julius Caesar" at the 145th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Chicago, 2-5 January 2014.
Jason Clay (Classical Studies major, '14) presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle-West and South. The paper, "The Blame Game: Helen of Troy as Rhetor," was a section of Jason's senior thesis, which was an extended study of the interplay of blame and shame in Homer's Iliad. Jason presented his work April 2014 in Waco, Texas.
Ly Vo (Classical Studies major, '12) is part of the team of teachers at the Arise Academy in New Orleans historic 9th Ward, a K-12 charter school dedicated educating students and to serving the community. Ly teaches both science and history.
Samantha Urso (Classical Studies major '14) is a graduate student in Classics at the University of Oregon; she received a full scholarship and stipend to attend and will complete her MA next year. Sami has also spent two summers doing archaeological fieldwork at the site of Prastio-Mesorotsos on Cyprus under the supervision of Dr. Connie Rodriguez of Loyola New Orleans and Dr. Andrew McCarthy of the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute; Dr. McCarthy is himself an alumnus of Classical Studies at Loyola.
Samantha Urso (Classical Studies major, '14) participated for two seasons in an excavation at the site of Prastio Mesorotsos, Cyprus, sponsored by the University of Edinburgh and under the supervision of Dr. Andrew McCarthy (Classical Studies '95), director of the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute of America.
Ed Merritt (Classical Studies major, '05) is part of the World Languages faculty at New Orleans’ Brother Martin High School. Ed is head of the Latin program which features beginning Latin through Latin III.
Jason Clay (Classical Studies major, '14) is a graduate student in Classics at the University of Cincinnati; he received a full scholarship and stipend to attend and plans to complete a Ph.D. The University of Cincinnati is one of the top graduate schools for Classics in the United States.