Alice Oswald
July 24, 2017

The Department of Classics is pleased to announce that the poet Alice Oswald will present the inaugural Robert Fagles Lecture in Classics and the Contemporary Arts on October 2, at 4:30 in 101 McCormick, and be in residence from October 2, 2017 until October 5, 2017. Labyrinth Books will host a public reading on October 4.

Dan-el Padilla Peralta
July 6, 2017

Whether traveling with students on a summer course, serving on the judging panel of a book contest, researching a new book or simply putting their feet up, professors — like book lovers everywhere — think carefully about what to read each summer. Dan-el Padilla Peralta, assistant professor of Classics, is one of six professors who shared their reading lists.

Arthur Edward Imperatore III
July 6, 2017

When Arthur Edward Imperatore III showed up at his adviser’s office to discuss the first draft of his senior thesis, he was anxious. He knew that the classics department encouraged, alongside traditional studies of ancient texts in their original languages and contexts, creative interpretations of the works that could cast light on their enduring relevance to the present.

Marc Domingo Gygax
June 15, 2017

On June 15, Marc Domingo Gygax, professor of classics, was named joint winner of the 2017 Runciman Award for his book, Benefaction and Rewards in the Ancient Greek City. Here he talks about his work in an interview by the Anglo-Hellenic League.