Dr Sarah Lawrence

Charles Tesoriero Senior Lecturer in Latin - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Sarah Lawrence

Phone: +61 2 6773 2408

Email: sarah.lawrence@une.edu.au

Qualifications

PhD (USyd), BA Hons (UNE)

Teaching Areas

Unit codeUnit name

ANCH110

Introduction to Ancient Greece

ANCH111

Introduction to Ancient Rome

ANCH312/512

Rome of the Caesars

CLLA101

Introduction to Classical Languages

CLLA102

Classical Languages Through Reading

CLLA201

Intermediate Classical Languages

CLLA202

Intermediate Classical Texts

CLLA301

Advanced Classical Languages

CLLA302

Advanced Classical texts

CLLA303

Classical Prose Texts

CLLA304

Classical Verse Texts

CLAS401H

Classics Honours Coursework

CLAS402H

Classics Honours Dissertation

Research Interests

Dr. Lawrence's research interests include Valerius Maximus, exemplarity, Roman identity, Roman Stoicism and Classics pedagogy.

Selection of Recent Research

S.J. Lawrence ‘Vis and Servitus: The Dark Side of Republican Oratory in Valerius Maximus’ in Steel, C. E. W., Gray, C., Balbo, A. & Marshall, R. (eds) Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions. Oxford: OUP, 2018 101-16. (forthcoming)

S.J. Lawrence ‘Putting Torture, And Valerius Maximus, To The Test’ Classical Quarterly 66 (2016) 245-260.

S.J. Lawrence ‘Dead on Time: Valerius Maximus 9.13 and Stoicism’ Antichthon 49 (2015) 135-55.

Clark, J., Gurney, L., Lawrence, S., Leece, R., Malouff, J. et.al. ‘Embedding an Institution-wide Capacity Building Opportunity around Transition Pedagogy: First Year Teaching and Learning Network Coordinators’ International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education 6.1 (2015) 107-19.

Selection of Grants and Awards

2017

Australian Awards for University Teaching: Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

 

UNE Awards for Teaching Excellence: Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

2004Visiting Research Fellow, Yale University
 Australian Federation of University Women Thenie Baddams Grant
 University of Sydney G. H. S. and I. R. Lightoller Scholarship
2001Edgar H. Booth Memorial Prize and Medal for the Honours Student with the most distinguished academic record during enrolment at the University
 Keith and Dorothy Mackay Honours Scholarship
 Jean M. Oxley Bursary

Research Supervision Experience

Dr. Lawrence has supervised and examined research projects at the Masters and Honours level. She has also been involved in promoting undergraduate research at UNE as one of the organisers of the Inaugural UNE Undergraduate Research Summer School (2013) and is able to supervise HDR projects in Latin language and Roman History.

Memberships

Australasian Society for Classical Studies
Classical Association of the UK

Further Information

2015-2013

School of Humanities Teaching & Learning Committee, UNE

2015-2014

Coordinator of Classics, UNE

2014-2013

First Year Teaching and Learning Network Coordinator for Humanities

2013

Organising Committee UNE Undergraduate Research Summer School