Introducing the 2015-16 Fellows

The CHS is pleased to announce the fellows for the 2015-16 academic year.

Fall Term Fellows

Peter Agócs (USA) University College London – Talking Song in Early Greek Poetry
Rodney Ast (USA) University of Heidelberg – Notaries, Clerks, and Hacks: The Many Writers of Greco-Roman Egypt
Francisco Barrenechea (Mexico) University of Maryland, College Park – New Gods, New Devotions: Religious Experience in Aristophanes’ Wealth
Joshua Billings (USA) Yale University – Enlightenment on Stage
Ermelinda Valentina Di Lascio (Italy) Durham University – Ancient Treatments of and Approaches to Fallacies and Sophisms
Charles Doyen (Belgium) University of Louvain – Measuring, Counting, Paying: Metrological Systems, Monetary Standards, and Economic Structures in Hellenistic Greece
Ioanna Sitaridou (Greece) University of Cambridge – The Evolution of Pontic Greek
Saro Wallace (UK) – Post-collapse Social Restructuring: The Radical Origins of the Polis in Crete

Spring Term Fellows

Cedric Brelaz (Switzerland) University of Strasbourg – Greek Political Mentalities under Roman Imperial Rule
Paul Kosmin (UK) Harvard University – Seleucid Time: Imperial and Indigenous Temporalities in the Hellenistic East
Stavros Kouloumentas (Greece) Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin – The Sophistic Movement and the Criticism of Traditional Religion: Two Studies on Prodicus and the Sisyphus Fragment
Christopher Moore (USA) Pennsylvania State University – Calling Philosophers Names: The Origins of the Term ‘Philosophos’
Anne-Sophie Noel (France) Laboratoire HiSoMA (UMR 5189), University of Lyon (France) – Feelings for Objects in Ancient Greece
Neel Smith (USA) College of the Holy Cross – A Computational System for the Study of Formulaic Language
Caroline Stark (USA) Howard University – Receptions in Black: An Online Open Resource for Black Classicism and Receptions of the Ancient Mediterranean in Black World Studies

CHS/DAI Joint Fellows

Naomi Carless Unwin (UK) Koç University – Practising Religion on the Interface: Religion and Society in Karia
Sven Schipporeit (Germany) – New Cities, New Gods? The Urban and Cultic Constitution of Synoicized Poleis in Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Times
The application for fellowships in the 2016-17 academic year will be available in August 2015.