Press release from Wabash College, Indiana, about a conference on 'Teaching Pompeii':
A school year that started off with fly fishing as a liberal art takes a more classical turn this week with a liberal arts focus on Pompeii, Italy.
Assistant Professor of Classics Jeremy Hartnett ’96 will welcome eight colleagues from across the nation to “Teaching Pompeii in a Liberal Arts Setting: Contexts, Interdisciplinarity, and Collaboration.”
“Most of these people come from liberal arts colleges and dedicate their lives to teaching the Classics and classical archeology,” Hartnett said. “But at same time these people all have very active research programs. One of the specific challenges or working at Pompeii is how to get your research into the classroom or have students contribute to your research. So that’s another question this conference will explore.”