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Stanford Classics workshop brings the ancient and the cutting edge together

 In a one-of-a-kind hands-on workshop, Stanford graduate students learn how to integrate digital tools into humanities classrooms in ways that will improve the undergraduate learning experience.  

Full article: news.stanford.edu/news/2013/december/digital-age-classics-121313.html

Prof. Ceserani and other Stanford colleagues continue to make headlines with Mapping of the Republic of Letters.

Profs. Giovanna Ceserani, Caroline Winterer, Paula Findlen, and Dan Edelstein’s research and digital humanities work featured in an article by Meredith Hindley in HUMANITIES (the magazine for the National Endowment for the Humanities) November/December 2013 | Volume 34, Number 6.

Adrienne Mayor upcoming public lecture, "The Warrior's Husband: Theseus, Antiope, and the Amazons," November 20 at Haverford College Classics Dept.

 Wednesday, November 20, 7:30 pm: "The Warrior's Husband: Theseus, Antiope and the Amazon", Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Classics and History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University.  Click here for details.  

Prof. Christopher Krebs revisits Julius Caesar’s time-honored work "The Gallic War," revealing that beneath the military garb prowled a man of supreme intellectual abilities.


 Meet Caesar, man of letters, says Stanford's Christopher Krebs.  

Read more on the article in today's Stanford Daily News.  

Prof. Walter Scheidel will deliver this year's Syme Lecture entitled ‘The First Fall of the Roman Empire’.

Ronald Syme Lecture 2013: The First Fall of the Roman Empire
October 31, 2013  at 6:00pm
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Wolfson College, University of Oxford


Prof. Christopher Krebs selected as the Benario Lecturer at Emory University.

 Prof. Christopher Krebs will speak on "The Forgotten Intellectual: Caesar, Conqueror of the Word" on November 7, 2013 at the Third Annual Herbert W. Benario Lecture in Roman Studies in the Emory University Department of Clasics.  

Classics students honored at Commencement 2013

The Classics Department is proud to announce awards presented to Classics students for the Commencement 2013 season:

University Distinction: In recognition of high scholastic attainment, the University awards Distinction to the top 15% of the graduating class based on cumulative grade point averages.

Cheuk Ho Jeffrey Choi
Matthew Eric Garret
Jacob Nathaniel Kovacs-Goodman
Shu Yi Zhou
Nicholas Daniel Gardner
Ben Alexander Radcliffe

Stanford Classics in Theater presents the Cyclops, opening tomorrow

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Eight Classics Undergrads Receive Phi Beta Kappa Distinction

 2013 Phi Beta Kappa recipients from Classics:


Matthew Eric Garret (Greek major)

Jacob Kovacs-Goodman (Greek and Latin major)

Hayden Rodarte (Latin major)

Elizabeth Fair (Classical Languages minor)

Nathan Nolop (Classical Languages minor)

Arun Prasad (Classical Studies minor)


Julia Guenther (Greek and Latin major)

Maya Krishnan (Classical Studies major)