Department of Classics

Barrenechea receives Loeb Grant This prestigious and competitive award is open to faculty in the field of classics at institutions of higher learning worldwide. The Loeb Foundation was established by a bequest of James Loeb to Harvard in 1933. READ MORE
Congratulations to our 2016 graduates! The UMD Classics Department congratulates all of our graduates of the Class of 2016! Three graduate students and five undergraduate students of the Department of Classics have graduated in May 2016. READ MORE



The members of the Classics Department pride ourselves on bringing the ancient world to life. Whether you choose to major in Classics or just take a course or two with us, we invite you to be a part of our lively learning community.



Professor Judith P. Hallett has co-authored an essay which examines Classics in the history of Communist states.

Junior Classics major Elliott Rebello has been elected the vice president of the National Senior Classical League.

Classics major William Soergel has received the 2016 LGBT Equity Scholarship from the university's LGBT Equity Center.


Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 03, 2016 - 4:30 PM