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Scholarship and research are integral to the study of Classics and to the mission of our department. We understand scholarship in an inclusive sense that embraces teaching and learning at all levels. The members of our faculty (core and affiliate) practice research that results in scholarly talks and conferences and in publication by major presses and refereed journals; much of this research informs the courses they teach. Our students also engage in research, both individual and collaborative, both inside and outside of the classroom. The following are recent examples of the products of our research:

Prof. Parara with colleagues at the Modern Greek Studies conference

Advancing her research project on the recently discovered volume Classical Bouquet, Professor Polyvia Parara has already presented three papers at international conferences.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Talia Chicherio and Allison Goldstein-Berger, both graduate students in the Department of Classics, are the winners of the fifth annual essay contest in Comparative Literature.

Current and prospective Latin teachers are welcome to join us this spring semester for one or more Saturday workshops on Latin pedagogy!

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Talia Chicherio, an M.A. candidate of the University of Maryland’s Classics Department, was chosen to work on The Gabii Project in Latium, Italy over the summer of 2015.

Talia Chicherio

Talia Chicherio was recently chosen as the first NIAF Pellegri Scholar in the Department of Classics.

Francisco Barrenechea, assistant professor of classics in the College of Arts and Humanities, has received a fellowship at Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies to show that, among the

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