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An interleaved edition of Johann Hermann von Riedesel’s "Travels through Sicily," published in 1773.
Feb 25 2018
Stanford Humanities Center fellow and associate professor of Classics Giovanna Ceserani studies what early modern Europe’s deep interest in ancient Greece and Rome can tell us about those early modern social and political contexts. Ceserani’s first book, Italy’s Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the...
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The department is happy to announce that Josh Lappen (Classics BA, Civil & Environmental Engineering MS) is the recipient of a 2018 Marshall Scholarship. Josh is headed to Oxford University.
Nov 17 2017
The Stanford Humanities Center recently announced its new undergraduate fellows. Among them are Classics major Madeleine Ota and Classics minor Nick Burns. The 2017-18 cohort of Hume undergraduate fellows will complete their senior theses while at the Humanities Center this year. Please join us in...
The cover of the book The Great Leveler by Walter Scheidel
Oct 26 2017
Prof. Walter Scheidel's most recent book, The Great Leveler, selected as a finalist for the Cundhill History Prize and Business Book of the Year (2017) for the Financial Times and McKinsey. Congratulations Prof. Scheidel!
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Oct 9 2017
Richard Saller announced today that he will step down as dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences on Sept. 1, 2018. Saller, 64, will return to teaching full time at Stanford. Provost Persis Drell will shortly appoint a search committee and begin an international search for his successor.