Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities were recently awarded to the following CAMWS members:
Gustavus Adolphus College
[Seminars for School Teachers]
Project Director: Matthew Panciera
Project Title: Roman Daily Life in Petronius and Pompeii
Project Description: A three-week seminar for sixteen schoolteachers on Roman daily life as portrayed in Petronius’s Satyricon and in archaeological and epigraphical evidence in Pompeii.
Washington and Lee University
[Scholarly Editions and Translations]
Project Director: Rebecca Benefiel; Holly Sypniewski (co-project director)
Project Title: The Ancient Graffiti Project: An Open-Access Critical Edition of First- Century Pompeian Wall Inscriptions
Project Description: Preparation of an open-access digital critical edition and translation of 800 first-century CE graffiti (texts and pictographs) from the theater district and the gymnasium area in the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy.