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Oct 11 2018
The Department of Classics is pleased to announce that three of its graduate students have been awarded fellowships for the upcoming academic year. Gabrielle Thiboutot received the Samuel H. Kress Fellowship, Scott Weiss was awarded the Mellon Fellowship, and Ted Kelting received the Geballe...
Oct 10 2018
Christopher B. Krebs, associate professor, will give the Prentice Lecture at Princeton University. His talk, entitled "Classics As Crime Fiction. A Conversation with Caesar, Labienus, and Polybius," will take place on November 15th. For more information, visit
photo of Madeleine Ota
Jun 13 2018
Throughout history, many groups, including ancient Greeks and Romans, have colonized the island of Sicily. Stanford senior Madeleine Ota researched how remnants of those classical civilizations affect the lives of local residents today. Read about Madeleine Ota's research on Stanford News
Jun 5 2018
The Department of Classics is glad to present its 2017-18 Teaching Award to graduate student Kevin Ennis. Kevin was the teaching assistant to Professor Trimble's winter course "Introduction to Roman Archaeology," and received wonderful feedback from students for his knowledge, dedication, and...
May 31 2018
The Department of Classics is proud to learn that Classics senior Emma Leeds Armstrong received the Class of 2018 Award of Excellence from Stanford Alumni Association. The Class of 2018 Award of Excellence was given to 172 graduating seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to the university...