While the Department today retains its traditional emphasis on the study of the Greek and Latin languages, we are driven by a conception of Classics as an interdisciplinary field that benefits from a variety of approaches and methods.Read more about Welcome from the Chair
Professor Jan Ziolkowski has been awarded the Österreichische Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst I. Klasse ((Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, First Class) by the Austrian Vizekanzler and Bundesminister, Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner, and the President of the Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Pascale Ehrenfreund. Read more about Austrian Distinction for Jan Ziolkowski
We are delighted to announce that our own Professor EmmaDench has won the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Graduate Student Council. Congratulations on this richly deserved distinction!
We are pleased to announce that Lizzie Mitchell, a G-5 in our Classical Archaeology program, has been awarded a two-year Kress Visiting Fellowship. She will travel to the Centre for the Arts in Society at Leiden University in the Netherlands to write her dissertation, which will focus on cupids on Roman mosaics and sarcophagi. Warmest congratulations and bon voyage to Lizzie from all of us!
Our current Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor David Elmer, talks to the Crimson about the Department's new policy of digital-only thesis submission. Classics theses are due tomorrow (Thursday, March 12th) at noon.