Greek and Roman Classics News

The Department of Greek and Roman Classics is endorsing an anti-racism statement by our professional association, the Society for Classical Studies. The faculty here believes that Black Lives Matter and endorse the recent statement of the Society for Classical Studies. Please read the full public statement.


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Professor Robin Mitchell-Boyask was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society for Classical Studies, the largest and most important such organization in the world. Congratulations! 

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Congratulations to Jaclyn Neel, who was named the winner of 2019 CLA Teaching Award for Teaching Instructional Faculty. 

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Greek and Roman Classics Associate Professor Karen Klaiber Hersch recently appeared on the Science Channel’s Mythical Beasts to speak about the origin and evolution of legendary creatures like the Cyclops, Sphinx and Minotaur.

Follow the picaresque path that brought recent Classics and Literature graduate Anthony Parenti ’14 to the University of Kentucky, where he is pursuing his master’s degree.