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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:

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Jorge Bravo

Professor Bravo has been awarded a Tier 1 Seed Grant from the University of Maryland to support his work at the site of Kenchreai, the eastern port of ancient Corinth in Greece.

Third-year Classics undergraduate Bryan Toth has recently been accepted into the University of Maryland’s first general exchange program with the University of Melbourne in Australia during the sp

Vibia Sabina
Eugesta, an online journal on gender studies in antiquity, has recently released its fourth issue for 2014. The increased attention accorded to concepts of sex and gender developed by work in ge
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Thomas Bunting

A paper entitled “The Clemency of Caesar” written by Classics major Thomas Bunting in the fall semester of 2013 for Prof.

Monday, July 8, 2013
Dr. Eva Stehle and Dr. Judith Hallett

Eva Stehle and Judith Hallett contributed articles to the award-winning book, “Blackwell Companion to Women in the Ancient World.”

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
JudyHallett

Articles published in honor of Judith Hallett's contributions to the study of Roman literature and culture.

Monday, July 1, 2013
Professor Francisco Barrenechea

Francisco Barrenechea received a Summer RASA to work on a book about ancient Greek drama in Mexico.

Monday, July 1, 2013
Jorge Bravo

ARHU recognizes Jorge Bravo’s innovative excavation project by awarding him a New Directions Innovation Seed Grant.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Classics Professor Judith Hallett explains how ancient Romans celebrated Valentine's Day.

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