Painting of the Reconstruction Of The Acropolis AndAreopagus In Athens by Leo Von Klenze

Learning From the Past: Classics and the Contemporary World

May 25, 2021

May 25th - Celia M. Fountain Webinar - Explore contemporary political and social issues, including the nature of populism and authoritarianism and the treatment of disenfranchised groups, through the lens of ancient Athens and its extraordinary democracy.

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Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations to all of our 2021 Classics graduates in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Fall 2021!

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McClanahan Lecture: Cracking a Late Bronze Age Code

April 15, 2021

Dr. Nakassis will review how the decipherment of Linear B happened and what insights it continues to provide to scholars of early Greece, almost 70 years after Michael Ventris’ magnificent discovery.

Bocklin's painting of the cyclops, polyphemus battling Odysseus

McClanahan Lecture: Nobody's Monster

Feb. 18, 2021

Dr. Callier explores the Cyclops' appearances from archaic Greece to the early Roman Empire. Thursday, February 18th at 7pm.

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McClanahan Essay Prize: Maternal Dreams

Feb. 4, 2021

Our 2020 McClanahan Essay Prize winner, Florencia Foxley, discusses the power of Maternity in ancient Greek literature. Thursday, February 4th at 5pm.

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Horace: A Life

Dec. 6, 2020

Professor Newlands shares what it's like to teach Horace during the pandemic on an Irish radio show!

Roman Emperor Augustus from Narona, Croatia

Across a Narrow Sea: Ancient Greeks and Romans in the eastern Adriatic

Dec. 2, 2020

Often neglected by Classical scholars, the coastal region of Dalmatia in southern Croatia held significant appeal to the ancient Greeks and Romans for over a thousand years.

David Chu

Congratulations to David Chu!

Nov. 23, 2020

Please join us in congratulating doctoral student David Chu , who has won a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award from the Graduate School in recognition of how he has "risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic.” It is an honor richly deserved. David has been an...

Funerary inscription from Ara Pacis

Conlin wins Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Nov. 13, 2020

Our excellent colleague, Diane Conlin, has received the 2021 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Landscape of the Western Argolid region of Southern Greece

McClanahan Lecture: In the Shadow of Argos

Nov. 5, 2020

Come and hear how this area of Southern Greece has responded to the tides of 6,000 years of inhabited history.

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