DNA study pinpoints when the ancient Greeks colonized Sicily and Italy. [Quotes Walter Scheidel, professor of classics and of history, on estimating the size of the founding population of ancient Greeks in Magna Graecia.]
Read more on Forbes, Thurs, 7/23/15
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) helps faculty, students and staff maximize global opportunities that enrich research and learning and that broaden the impact of both. Prof. Rush Rehm is one of the recipients of this year's grant.
In response to an international call to classicists, as mentioned in The Telegraph on June 29, Armand Marie Leroi cites Stanford professor Josh Ober's latest book in her NY Times op-ed, "The Gifts of Eternal Greece".
Professor Josiah Ober has long suspected that some of the long-held ideas scholars had about the ancient Greek world could be wrong. Thanks to his innovative digital research project, he now has the data to show it.
Read more about it on Stanford News.
Two members of the Classics Department have been named among the 25 Fellows of the Stanford Humanities Center for the year 2015-16. During the academic year, Fellows are able to pursue independent writing and research while participating in lectures, workshops, and seminars.