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Amber Dermont, whose 2012 debut novel, "The Starboard Sea," was hailed by the New York Times as "engrossing," "captivating" and "inspired," began teaching at the university in fall 2013 as an associate professor of English. »

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John Hopkins recently published two articles on the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus in Rome that explain how Romans built such a colossal building so early in their history--even before the Parthenon in Athens--and how its size, image and sophistication effected the history of Roman temple design over the longue durée. In the Spring of 2013 he spoke at Harvard University on his current book project, a study of Rome's earliest architecture and its effects on the history of Roman art, architecture and Republican society. For the Fall of 2013 he has been invited to lead discussion on urbanism in early Rome and give a talk on the transition between monarchy and Republic at Tarquinius Superbus: A Paradigm Shift, an international conference held in Rome at the Royal Netherlands Institute and British School at Rome.  »