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Aug 12 2016
Congratulating to Prof. Justin Leidwanger on being awarded $290,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his excavation and analysis at the underwater shipwreck site of Marzamemi in Sicily. More info on the awards. For more info on the Marzamemi project check out the blog and Facebook...
Jul 21 2016
Insights on past and present stream from a founding Stanford department Stanford was abuzz in April 1902 with a new and ambitious project out of its Classics Department. Professors Augustus Taber Murray and Henry Rushton Fairclough were putting on Sophocles’ Antigone in the West Coast’s first...
Christina Smith - alumna
Jul 15 2016
Excerpted from Dayo Mitchell's full article:  Thirty-five graduating seniors were recognized recently for their outstanding thesis projects. They are recipients of the 2016 Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in Humanities and Creative...
Jul 15 2016
Recent PhD Placements (as of July 2016): Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne ('16) has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of History at High Point University in North Carolina  Artemis Brod ('16) has accepted a one-year renewable Visiting Assistant Professorship in the Department of...
Sienna Kang
Jun 17 2016
The award recognizes outstanding teaching and services to students in the Stanford Department of Classics.    Congratulations, Sienna!