Dr. Lilla Kopàr and Dr. Sarah Ferrario (Dept. of Greek and Latin) co-organized a three-day workshop called Really Dead Languages and their Epigraphy (January 25-27, 2024) on ancient languages and epigraphic traditions, showcasing extensive expertise in the field on our campus. As one of nine presenters, Dr. Kopàr gave a talk on runes and runic inscriptions, and Dr. Beth Ooi (Lecturere in English) presented on Old English incscriptions in the roman script. https://greek-latin.catholic.edu/faculty-and-research/research/campus-lectures-and-seminars.html
Dr. S. Beth Newman Ooi (Lecturer in English) presented her work at three conferences in 2023: "For Your Eyes Only: Inscriptions for Private Audiences" as part of the Old English Forum panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA, on January 5; "Project Andvari: Creating Digital Access to the Art and Iconography of Early Medieval Northern Europe" co-presented with Dr. Lilla Kopàr and Dr. Nancy Wicker (U. Mississippi) at the Medieval Academy of America (MAA) Anual Meeting in Washington, DC, February 24; and "Textual Adaption Strategies in the Ruthwell Cross Inscriptions" at the 42nd International Conference of the Haskins Society in Richmond, VA, on November 3.
Dr. Kevin Rulo was recently appointed Associate Editor of The T.S. Eliot Studies Annual Journal, published by Clemson UP/Liverpool UP.