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 Gregory Staley has been honored as a Faculty-Mentor by a Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar.

Prof. Parara presented at the 12th International Conference of Cretan Studies at Heraklion, Crete, on 21 to 26 September 21 2016.


Merrill Room (2120 FS Key Hall)
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM
945 G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Benjamin Banneker Room, Stamp Student Union
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 3:30 PM