Fellows Lecture Poster

Swords, Sorcery, and Silliness: A Defense of the Mythical and Fantastic - Lecture

Feb. 23, 2023

Speaker: Jacqueline Fellows 6:00 pm Thursday, March 9 Eaton Humanities, HUMN135 Free and open to the public!

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Congratulations to Rachel Dzugan!

Jan. 18, 2023

Please join us in congratulating doctoral student Rachel Dzugan, who has won a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award from the Graduate School in recognition of her “hard work, creativity, and continued excellence in teaching.” As an MA student, Rachel worked as a Teaching Assistant for various courses in Greek...

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Joy K. King, 1926-2022

May 31, 2022

It is with great sadness that the Department announces the passing of Professor Emerita Joy K. King, an extremely distinguished Classicist, an inspirational teacher, a visionary leader, and a critical contributor to the department and the University. Professor King - Joy - received her degrees from Knox College (BA 1947),...

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In the Press: Early Latin Poetry by Jackie Elliott

April 22, 2022

Jackie Elliott explores early Latin poetry in a new book ! This new publication by Jackie Elliott discusses the earliest Roman poetry we can trace, which dates to the late third and second centuries B.C.E. With the exception of Roman comedy, all poetry written at Rome during this period is...

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The Centro: Study Abroad in Ancient Rome

Jan. 19, 2022

The Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome – “The Centro” for short – is the premier study abroad program for students who are passionate about ancient Rome and who long to experience it up close and in depth. We run one-semester programs in both the Fall and the Spring...

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McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Announcement 2021

Classics Grad Students! Compete for this year's McClanahan Prize! Deadline is September 20th.

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Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates!

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

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McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Announcement 2020

Oct. 12, 2020

Announcement of the 2020 Mary E. V. McClanahan Graduate Essay Prize Summary: Classics Graduate students are invited to submit essays to be judged by a committee of three faculty members. The writer of the essay judged to be the best will receive $1,500 and will present his or her essay...

Catie Steidl

Classics Welcomes Catie Steidl!

June 30, 2020

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Statement on the death of George Floyd

June 5, 2020

We in the Department of Classics join our colleagues in Ethnic Studies and Women and Gender Studies in condemning the murder of George Floyd and other Black Americans. We also endorse the statements of our professional organizations, the Society for Classical Studies and the Archaeological Institute of America , and...