Two Micro-Stories

Foreign (olive) oil and “sleeping with the enemy”

Dependence on Foreign Oil: A Study of Baetican Olive Oil in the Roman Economy is one of many past thesis titles that the classics department lists on its website. Here are three others: Sleeping with the Enemy: “Foreign” Wives in the Hippolytus and the Medea; Three Latin Love Poets and the Objects of Their Desire; and Ancient Greek Quarrying: A Provenance Study of Limestone from the Palace of Nestor with a Historical
Survey of Ancient Techniques.


Amherst College Senior Kyle Boatwright to Present Music Composition Thesis God Is Dead Jan. 31

January 16, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—The musical God Is Dead, a senior thesis in music composition by Kyle Boatwright ’09, will be presented on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.