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.
Last week, the Department of Classics and Classics Club hosted a soccer game where the faculty and graduate students faced off against the undergraduates.
"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."
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.
Check out the new course offerings from the Department of Classics for Spring 2018!
"For all of those who may think that Chemistry and Classics have nothing to do with each other, we hope to change your mind!"
On October 21, the Notre Dame Classics Club and college football—two essential Notre Dame institutions—will come together, as Notre Dame faces off against the USC Trojans.
An ancient city was recently discovered in the Qalatga Darband settlement in Iraq and is thought by some to be a "Lost City of Alexander the Great." Professor Christopher Baron weighs in on the controversy in this excerpt from an article in the Daily Beast.
This summer, Professors Christopher Baron and John Fitzgerald (Theology) served as co-advisors to Haley Wilson-Lemmon, an undergraduate student at Brigham Young University. Haley visited Notre Dame after winning admission to the Summer Research Opportunity Program.
The Department of Classics will be holding a Classics Colloquium this fall. All talks will take place in 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall. Friday talks will be followed by snacks and drinks in 303 O'Shaughnessy.
"In the spring of my junior year, I studied abroad at the ICCS in Rome, and I was able to put my study of Classics in its context. When I had class on site, it unified what I had learned in my Latin and archaeology courses. Nothing compares to discussing Roman topography while in the Roman forum."
Join the Department of Classics for a trip to see Orphée et Eurydice at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Faculty, students, and friends of Department of Classics and the Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies enjoyed an opening reception at the home of Brian and Joan Krostenko.
"In addition to Classics, I’m also a major in Theology and Philosophy, and my interest in philosophically-informed theology written in Latin or Greek gives me some strong medieval interests."
Prof. T. Mazurek conducts research at the British Library.
Professor Hernandez and students in the All Roads Lead to Rome course explore the Roman imperial palace complex on the Palatine. The photo, with the Colosseum in the background, includes Classics undergraduate student, Mary McNulty (rightmost), who completed the ICCS program and now serves as TA for the course.…
Caleb “C.J.” Pine has been named valedictorian of the 2017 University of Notre Dame graduating class. He is an Arabic major in the Department of Classics, as well as a peace studies major and PPE minor.
This spring, Professor Hildegund Müller’s Introduction to Medieval Latin course travelled to Milan to study manuscripts at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana. Their visit offered the opportunity to not only handle manuscripts and codices in person, but also explore the historic city and its culture.
This year's Vatican humanities award, the Prize of the Pontifical Academies, confirms that Latin is indeed still relevant: its themes this year include methodological approaches to the teaching of Latin and the reception of Christian Latin between the medieval and modern eras.
The Notre Dame Day fundraising competition raises money for departments and groups around campus. With a $10 donation, you can help the Department of Classics receive part of the event's $1 Million Challenge Fund.
"I bounced around various science majors, trying to find something that had both the rigid certitude and challenge of science, and a creative, critical thinking aspect. I took a Latin course and quickly realized I had found what I was looking for."
"I was once told that the fact that I am a Classics major could be a 'fun fact,' even when no one else’s majors were their 'fun fact.' I think that this explains why I chose Classics."
Dr. David T Gura's outstanding new catalogue was officially launched this past Tuesday evening, February 28th, to a standing-room-only audience. Gura's new catalogue is published by the University of Notre Dame Press; copies can be purchased online.
The Global Gateway Faculty Research Awards (GGFRA) competition was recently opened and faculty are invited to apply. The deadline to submit a proposal is Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. EST.
David Hernandez has been awarded a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship from Harvard University. During a sabbatical leave supported by the prestigious fellowship, Hernandez will complete a monograph entitled The Archaeology of Butrint: From the Depths of the Roman Forum for Cambridge University Press.
Honors students and seniors Marissa Ray, Brendan Coyne, and Ann Gallagher presented their thesis research to the Department of Classics faculty and interested students last Friday.