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Classics faculty and students attend Dr. Emily Wilson reading at Franklin College

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Author: Sherry Reichold

Franklin College

Drs. Amy Pistone and Aldo Tagliabue and graduate students, Maria Ma, Allie Roos and Melody Wauke, from the Department of Classics MA program attended a talk by Dr. Emily Wilson at Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana.  Dr. Wilson teaches in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and is Chair of the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory. She is the first woman to translate Homer’s Odyssey

Nikolas Churik

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Author: Arts and Letters

Nikolas Churik recently completed a master’s degree in Early Christian Studies (ECS), a two-year interdisciplinary program offered jointly by the Departments of Classics and Theology. 

ECS Alumnus Josh Noble Receives Shaheen Award in the Humanities

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Author: Department of Classics

Congratulations to Josh Noble, alumnus of the MA in Early Christian Studies program and current Ph.D. student in the Department of Theology, for successfully defending his dissertation and receiving the Shaheen Award in the Humanities this week.

Classics Club Hosts High School Certamen

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Author: Olivia May

This March, the Notre Dame Classics Club hosted its annual spring Certamen, a competition in which students answer questions about the Latin language and Greek and Roman antiquity.

Perform at the Sound of Classics!

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Author: Department of Classics

On Thursday April 12, 7-9 pm, the Department of Classics and Notre Dame Classics Club are hosting our somewhat annual Sound of Classics, a variety show featuring Classics-themed skits, musical and theatrical performances, Greek and Latin recitations, rap, and more!

Congratulations to Senior Thesis Writers

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Author: Department of Classics

Congratulations to our senior thesis writers, who presented their work to the department last Friday.

Upcoming Visit by Dr. Franz Fischer

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Author: Department of Classics

Dr. Franz Fischer, associate director of the Cologne Center for eHumanities, will be visiting the University from February 5 through 15 as part of the ongoing project in the Digital Schoolbook.

Saturnalia Celebration

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Author: Department of Classics

This December, the Department of Classics and Classics Club celebrated the end of the fall semester with their annual Saturnalia party.

Arts and Letters students awarded funding for summer internships in medicine, law, finance, and art education

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Author: Teagan Dillon

With skills forged in the classroom, Arts and Letters students are well prepared to tackle new opportunities and gain valuable real-world experience through summer internships. Through the Arts and Letters Summer Internship Program, Classics major Caitlyn Riley had the opportunity to work as an art and education intern at the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago.

Notre Dame Classics Well-Represented at CAMWS 2018

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Author: Department of Classics

The 114th Annual Meeting of The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) will take place April 11-14, 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The event will feature no less than five members of the Notre Dame Department of Classics – four graduate students and one faculty member.

Classics Soccer Game

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Author: Department of Classics

Last week, the Department of Classics and Classics Club hosted a soccer game where the faculty and graduate students faced off against the undergraduates.

Anna Chang

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Author: Department of Classics

"The ability of the Greeks and Romans to innovate and create these advanced societies is so captivating, and their ancient world has influenced our own modern practices in ways that are impossible to overlook."

Department of Classics Attends the Lyric Opera of Chicago

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Author: Department of Classics

In early October, the Department of Classics and Classics Club of Notre Dame went to see Orphée et Eurydice, performed at the Lyric Opera of Chicago featuring the Joffrey Ballet.