Kat has her MA in Classical Archaeology from UBC, where she first became involved with the project. Its Media and Communications director, she is the voice of the project and all of its public dealings. When she's not glued to her computer, she can be found digging things up and obsessing over the Romans.

Spot the Classicist – Bikers, the AIA and Beignets in the Big Easy

We have a game, I’m not sure who started it or how wide-spread it is (or even if it’s not something that I’ve just made up in my head), called ‘Spot the Classicist.’  It’s quite simple.  You stand in a crowd of people and try to find the classicists –…

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2014 – The Year We Could Never Have Seen Coming

Two years ago, a few graduate students in our department came up with the ambitious, and almost foolhardy, plan of cataloging and digitizing the over-1000 epigraphic squeezes that were locked away in the slide room.  The story has been told a dozen times, reworded at every conference we present at,…

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Finding the Answers in the Squeezes: When We Discovered that Graduate Students Haven’t Changed in 80 years

We have a very extensive squeeze collection here at From Stone to Screen.  1051 squeezes, to be exact – although about 200-300 of them are duplicates.  The point of this entire project has been to digitize the squeezes, which we have diligently been doing, and to put them up on an online…

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Digging the Dead…City: The Caere Project and the Excavation of Etruscan Ruins

Our latest post is written by one of our newest MA students, Kevin Lee.  We’re happy to have him helping out with the project and it sounds like he has an amazing time digging every summer! You’ve heard of the famous Banditaccia necropolis at Cerveteri no doubt.  You know, rows…

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