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Diagrams from Euclid's Elements
Jun 9 2017
Stanford News recently highlighted Classics PhD student Eunsoo Lee for his investigation of the diagrams which have accompanied Euclid's Elements through the centuries.  As Eunsoo's adviser Professor Reviel Netz notes, much has been made about the textual side of Euclid's mathematics, but few have...
May 19 2017
The Department of Classics congratulates seven of its graduate students who have recently earned various distinguished fellowships; the students and their corresponding awards are listed below.  Congratulations to all!   Scott Arcenas - G.J. Lieberman Fellowship in the Humanities Anne Duray - Ione...
May 11 2017
Gender-swapped play takes on the ‘men’s rights’ movement. Men's Rites: An Alt-Comedy may seem distant from any kind of ancient literary work, but the Stanford Classics in Theater production is a translation and adaptation of Aristophanes' 411 BCE comedy The Thesmophoriazusae.  Read the full...
Apr 25 2017
On Friday, April 28, Professor Grant Parker will deliver the JP Sullivan Memorial Lecture at UC Santa Barbara.  Professor Parker's talk, entitled "The art of darkness: how the Romans invented night," will explore the role of night in defining social boundaries and will examine how negative...
Ava Shirazi, PhD candidate
Apr 25 2017
Ava Shirazi, PhD candidate, accepted a three year position as a Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow at the Princeton Society of Fellows. She begins her appointment this autumn. Congratulations Ava!