Department of Classics

Now accepting applications to our Masters program 2020-21 See a full description of the program at http://classics.umd.edu/academicprograms/graduate For more information, contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Eric Adler, eadler@umd.edu. READ MORE
Remembering the Jews of Greece Concert On November 7th, the Greek Chamber Music Project presented a powerful program in memory of the Holocaust, honoring the Sephardic Jews of Greece and the broader Mediterranean. READ MORE
Classical Influences in America ANCIENT AMERICA: INFLUENCES OF GREECE AND ROME ON THE POLITICAL AND IDEOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNITED STATES READ MORE

Welcome!

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.

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  • Portrait bust of Cato and Porcia
    The Department of Classics will be offering an advanced course in Latin Pedagogy next spring as a series of Saturday workshops with lunch.  Students may register at the 400 or 600 level.
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For those of you wondering whether your humanities degree is worth the four years, research shows that students who graduate with such a degree obtain and succeed in successful careers at a rate c

Congratulations to Professor and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Emerita Judith Hallett, who has received the 2019 Leadership Award of the Women's Classical Caucus.

Events

Parren J. Mitchell Art/Sociology Building 2203
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 9:30 AM
0106 Francis Scott Key Hall
Saturday, May 02, 2020 - 3:00 PM