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May 16 2019
Classics undergraduates Raleigh Browne, Anna Widder, John Laloudakis, Noah Arthurs, and Oishi Banerjee were recently elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa selects students with high academic achievement who have also successfully taken classes showing a breadth of engagement across the...
Night photo of the Main Quad
Apr 23 2019
Please join us in congratulating Lina Wang for winning a Hoefer Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Writing for her essay, “Imperial Monument, Fascist Propaganda, Highway Rest Stop: The Ara Pacis Through the Ages,” written in Professor Saller and Kevin Ennis’ CLASSICS 150 course in winter quarter...
Mar 25 2019
Stanford News conducted an interview with Professor Ian Morris, in which he explains how the issues that led to Brexit, Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, have come up throughout British history, since rising sea levels separated the country from the continent 8,000 years ago. Read the...
Jan 17 2019
Professor Richard Martin will deliver the 28th annual Runciman Lecture at King's College London. 
Oct 18 2018
The Department of Classics is delighted to welcome Michael Penn, Teresa Hinh Moore Professor of Religious Studies and the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Religious Studies, as a professor of Classics by courtesy. Professor Penn is a specialist in the history of early...