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"The Complex Oedipus" Conference

"The Complex Oedipus" Conference

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Genevieve Menthen, ARHU Service Award recipient

Genevieve Menthen, a junior majoring in Classics, represented the department at the 2021 ARHU Service Awards.

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Congratulations to this year's graduates in Classics!

This year the Department of Classics awarded degrees to six undergraduate and two graduate students.

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Modern Greek Studies conference

The Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence: Greek Democracy and Western Liberalism

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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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Undergraduate Program

Our academic programs are the heart of what we are about.

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Graduate Program

The Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park offers a graduate program of study with specializations in Latin or Latin and Greek leading to the degree of Master of Arts

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Modern Greek Studies

Modern Greek Studies

For twenty-five years, the Classics Department has offered courses in Modern as well as Ancient Greek. Our Modern Greek offerings have grown from one course per semester in 1989 to a range of seven to eight courses per academic year, covering the full range from beginning to advanced levels.

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Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

Our academic programs are the heart of what we are about. Some of our classes take place outside the classroom, “on location” in Italy, Greece, and France. 

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Research and Faculty

Scholarship and research are integral to the study of Classics and to the mission of our department.

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