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 our senior thesis writers, who presented their work to the department last Friday.
In early February, singer-songwriter Joe Goodkin visited Notre Dame to perform a folk opera of Homer's Odyssey.
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.
This December, the Department of Classics and Classics Club celebrated the end of the fall semester with their annual Saturnalia party.
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.
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."