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Nov 1 2019
Please join the Department of Classics in congratulating Jenny Vo-Phamhi (B.A. Candidate in Classics and B.S. Candidate in Computer Science) on being selected for the Hume Humanities Honors Fellowship this year! She was nominated by her honors thesis advisor, Professor Richard Saller, and chosen...
Oct 25 2019
Professor Christopher Krebs has been recently awarded the AJP Best Article Prize for 2018 by The American Journal of Philology for his article “The World’s Measure: Caesar’s Geographies of Gallia and Britannia in Their Contexts and as Evidence of His World Map.” 
Oct 24 2019
Three students in the Classics Department recently presented at the annual Symposium of Undergraduate Research and Public Service (SURPS): Jenny Vo-Phamhi ‘20, Emma Grover ‘20, and Sophia Collelo ‘21.
Oct 12 2019
Over 25 high school students across California (and Arizona!) came to Stanford to participate in the inaugural Stanford Certamen Invitational, essentially a Classics-themed quiz-bowl tournament. Students played in two divisions, Intermediate and Advanced, similar to many other certamen tournaments...
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Sep 11 2019
Our very own Josh Ober is this year's Sather Lecturer at UC Berkeley. Josiah Ober is the Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis Professor in Honor of Constantine Mitsotakis, Professor of Classics and Political Science, and Professor, by courtesy, of Philosophy at Stanford University and Visiting Sather Professor...