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Winter Quarter - Highlights

Winter quarter classes begin on Monday, January 11, 2021.

Our first, community-wide Reframing Classics event is on January 22.

Check out these new classes!

CLASSICS 47: Ancient Knowledge, New Frontiers: How the Greek Legacy Became Islamic Science
CLASSICS 128: Europe Before the Romans: Early Complex Societies
CLASSICS 138: The Use and Abuse of Prehistory
CLASSICS 185: Reading the Archimedes Palimpsest
CLASSICS 188: Greek Philosophy on Poetry and the Arts

CLASSICS 311: The Poetics of the Odyssey
CLASSICS 368: Gender, family, and household in ancient Rome
CLASSICS 369: Mobility and Migration in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

May you continue to stay healthy, and we wish you a happy new year.

Upcoming Events

Zoom Link (Pre-registration required)
Online - Via Zoom

Points of View: Why Classics?

The Lorenz Eitner Lectures on Classical Art and Culture

Made possible through the generosity of Peter and Lindsay Joost, the Eitner Lectures on Classical Art and Culture aim to publicize Classics and Classical scholarship to a wider public. The lecture series was established in honor of the late Lorenz Eitner, renowned scholar, teacher and writer. The date and lecturer of the next Eitner Lecture are:

April 2020 - CANCELLED and being rescheduled for 2021
Phiroze Vasunia

Stanford Classics Early Career Visiting Fellows

Dr. Ben Russell

In 2013 the department established this program to support outstanding early-career Classicists. Dr. Ben Russell joined us for the 18-19 academic year.

Alumni and Friends of Classics