Prospective Students

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.

Statue of a Greek actor in the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris

Applicants should have reached the advanced level in at least one of the two ancient languages, and preferably in both Latin and Greek.

Meghan Lockwood
I am a junior Classics major planning to pursue a Ph.D so that I can teach Latin someday.
Steven Scammacca in Berlin

During the summer, Steven interned at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin at the Department of State.

Dr. Parara presenting her paper

On March 21-24, 2019,  Dr. Polyvia Parara successfully presented a new paper based on her research project entitled “Classics in Reception: Cultural Identity and the Unique Case of Classical B

New members of Eta Sigma Phi

Chapter Zeta Nu, the UMD chapter of of Eta Sigma Phi, the national Classics honor society, inducted eleven new members on March 7, 2019.  Those pictured are, from left to right:  Professor Robert

Coin of Julius Caesar
3/6/19 - 4:15 PM
0301 Francis Scott Key Hall

The Department of Classics invites you to a presentation by Professor Ted Lendon of the University of Virginia on "The Deplorable Consequences of Education:  The Assassination of Julius Caesar." 

5/2/19 - 3:30 PM to 5/4/19 - 5:00 PM
Two locations (see attached program)

This conference, with a keynote address on May 2 by Professor Hunter Rawlings, will provide discussion and practical advice on teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture today, with special emphasis

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