Dr Sarah Lawrence
Charles Tesoriero Senior Lecturer in Latin - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Phone: +61 2 6773 2408
PhD (USyd), BA Hons (UNE)
|Unit code||Unit name|
Introduction to Ancient Greece
Introduction to Ancient Rome
Rome of the Caesars
Introduction to Classical Languages
Classical Languages Through Reading
Intermediate Classical Languages
Intermediate Classical Texts
Advanced Classical Languages
Advanced Classical texts
Classical Prose Texts
Classical Verse Texts
Classics Honours Coursework
Classics Honours Dissertation
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
Australian Awards for University Teaching: Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
UNE Awards for Teaching Excellence: Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
|2004||Visiting Research Fellow, Yale University|
|Australian Federation of University Women Thenie Baddams Grant|
|University of Sydney G. H. S. and I. R. Lightoller Scholarship|
|2001||Edgar 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.
Australasian Society for Classical Studies
Classical Association of the UK
School of Humanities Teaching & Learning Committee, UNE
Coordinator of Classics, UNE
First Year Teaching and Learning Network Coordinator for Humanities
Organising Committee UNE Undergraduate Research Summer School