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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.

Hannah Naguib and Daniel O'Neill

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Author: Department of Classics

"For all of those who may think that Chemistry and Classics have nothing to do with each other, we hope to change your mind!"

Is ‘The Lost City of Alexander the Great’ Actually Alexander’s?

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Author: Department of Classics

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.

SROP student conducts research with Classics faculty

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Author: Department of Classics

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.

Classics Colloquium, Fall 2017

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Author: Olivia May

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.
 

Mary McNulty

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Author: Department of Classics

"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."

Shaun Evans

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Author: Olivia May

"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."