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Jan 12 2016
Recently, Prof. Josh Ober received an honorary doctorate in Economics from the University of Thessaly.
Dec 28 2015
(from the site) "Eidolon is a home for scholarly writing about Classics that isn’t formal scholarship. Our goal is to create a platform for essays that have a strong authorial voice and a unique point of view.
Nov 23 2015
It is with regret that we announce that our esteemed colleague, teacher and friend, Prof. Alessandro Barchiesi will be leaving Stanford effective December 31, 2015. He will be joining the faculty at NYU. We thank Prof. Barchiesi for his contributions to our program and wish him well in his new...
Nov 17 2015
Objects from the architectural cargo of the Marzamemi ‘church wreck’, currently being excavated by Stanford’s Justin Leidwanger in collaboration with the Soprintendenza del Mare - Regione Siciliana, are making headlines as part of an upcoming exhibit at the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford. The BBC,...
Nov 6 2015
On Saturday, 31 October, Stanford Classics opened its doors to welcome 600 middle and high school students from around Northern California.  The day-long event was co-sponsored by Stanford Classics and the California Junior Classical League (CJCL).  A handful of current Stanford undergraduate and...