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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

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Professor Judith Hallett

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

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.

Photo of Prof. Parara with Ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus

Dr. Polyvia Para was invited as a speaker at the Fall 2019 National Hellenic Student Association Convention at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on November 2, 2019. Dr.

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.

Pictures from the Greek concert on Nov 7! In this photo is Ellie Falaris Ganelin, UMD alumna and flutist who organized the concert

 

Friday, November 1, 2019

With the support of a generous grant from the National Italian American Foundation, a new website has been created describing the influences of classical antiquity in the creation of the U.S

Photo of UMD students with their professor and the Greek Consul
OXI (pronounced OHI) means “no” in modern Greek.

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