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Apr 25 2016
Kevin Sun (BAS 2015) has been awarded a Hoefer Prize for “Mythologizing as Playful Pedagogy: Rethinking the ‘Socratic’ Method," an essay which he wrote during his Writing in the Major seminar over the course of spring 2015.  Congratulations, Kevin!
Apr 11 2016
Stanford's Cantor Arts Center worked with SLAC scientists to explore the chemistry hidden under the paintings on this Greek flask. The chemical map image shows calcium (green) matching the white areas in the driver's tunic and dot accents, and iron (red) and potassium (blue) matching the black of...
Apr 11 2016
Stanford Department of Classics is proud to announce that four postgraduates have been awarded pre-doctoral fellowships for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year.   Anja Krieger and Ava Shirazi have accepted Mellon pre-doctoral fellowships for 2016-17.  
Apr 4 2016
Professor Isabelle Torrance (University of Notre Dame) will be joining the Stanford Department of Classics in Winter 2017, serving as a new Early Career Visiting Fellow.
The Amazons: Lives & Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor
Mar 16 2016
It is with great pleasure that ASWM confers the 2016 Sarasvati Book Award for Nonfiction to THE AMAZONS for its power in reframing knowledge about our female ancestors and reawakening scholarly as well as metaphysical and physical pathways that link history and myth. Read more-