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Department of Classics

A Journey of Discovery

Porter's Gate with Greek Inscription Since the founding of the College in 1770, Classics has been a core component of the undergraduate curriculum. Currently, the Department of Classics offers two undergraduate majors – the A.B. degree for students interested in Greek and Latin language, and the B.A. degree for students who are primarily interested in Greek and Roman culture and civilization.  more

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Message from the Chair

Timothy Johnson
Department Chair
Welcome to one of the most engaging places on campus, where students and faculty together study two of the world's intriguing cultures from a variety of perspectives - everything from a close analysis of Greek and Latin documents, to their history and politics, to digital humanities and computer modeling of geophysical and archaeological information. read more

Department News

Global Classics: Dr. Zeiner-Carmichael in South Africa
Posted on 13 October 2014 | 10:38 am
Dr. Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael  will be presenting a paper, “Magister Domino,” during an international colloquium, “Power and the Intellectual,” at the University of South Africa, Pretoria (October 22-24, 2014).
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