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Stanford Classics Celebrates 125 Years

As Stanford begins its 125th year, so does our department. The Annual Register of 1891 states, “The following departments have been established: Greek; Latin; [of the twenty-five original departments]."  

The register further notes that the entering class of 1891 included ten Greek majors, eighteen Latin majors, and six Latin graduate students. Core faculty members consisted of two professors of Latin, one instructor of Greek, and an acting instructor.

To explore Stanford's history, in light of our 125th anniversary, visit Stanford 125.  

Upcoming Events

Building 110, Rm 112
Memorial Church (Side Chapel)
San Francisco
(All day)

Points of View: Why Classics?

Lorenz Eitner Lectures on Classics Art and Culture

With these annual lectures on Classical Art and Culture we honor the memory of a renowned scholar, teacher and writer.

November 6, 2015
Tony Freeth (University College London)

February 18, 2016
Edith Hall (King's College London)

Stanford Classics Early Career Visiting Fellows

Dr. Michael Squire - 2016 Early Career Fellow

In 2013 the department established this program to support outstanding early-career Classicists. Dr. Michael Squire is our fellow for the 2015-16 academic year.

Alumni and Friends of Classics