The Department welcomed alumni and friends in its 2nd annual Homecoming Reception.
Whether descending into the Grotto of the Sibyl at Lake Avernus or getting inside the Pyramid of Gaius Cestius near the Ostiense train station, W&M students gain an insider's view of Ancient Rome.
Assistant Professor Molly Swetnam-Burland received this summer a prestigious NEH Summer Fellowship to pursue research on Roman mosaics.
Our department celebrates the 2012 graduates!
A special exhibition of 37 Greek vases will be on display at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, August 18 through September 30.
The collection showcases the development of Athenian pottery, and is on display August 18 through September 30.
A new guidebook released today recognizes the College of William & Mary for having 10 of the country’s best undergraduate teachers.
Seven entries chosen that improve the quality of education at the College while reducing costs or generating revenue that can be reinvested.
One of the College’s original departments and oldest disciplines is adding something new. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Department of Classical Studies will add a majors track in Classical Archaeology to its current tracks in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization.
Our first Homecoming Reception was a great success. Alumni, current students, and faculty had a lot of fun meeting again in the Department Library.
Athenian Potters and Painters III is the first International Conference hosted by our Department in Fall 2012.
As Amanda Chan '13 puts it: "The only way to understand how huge these buildings were, and what an accomplishment it was to construct them, is to be standing in front of them, head tilted backward, looking skyward."
Archaeologist Jessica Paga joins W&M Classical Studies
Our 2011 graduates receive their diplomas and awards.
In this year's National Greek Exam, William & Mary's first-year Greek students scored 31% higher than the national average.
In the words of John Kelly '11, "Experiencing and immersing myself in the world of ancient Rome has allowed me to learn more than I ever could from pictures in textbooks or online."
What our faculty do when they're not in the classroom.
Elise Zevitz was awarded two fellowships to excavate at Tel Dor and conduct independent research on the tombs from Marisha.
John Oakley was awarded the prestigious Plumeri Award for his exemplary achievements in teaching, research, and service to the College.
Anne Morin '12, Hogan Fellowship recipient, excavated at the Poggio Civitate Field School.
Professor Spaeth recently received the College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Governance Award for her outstanding service to our Department and the College.
John Oakley publishes a new book on Roman Sarcophagi
Julie Nicol '12 excavates a Roman city in Spain
Lily Panoussi was named Robert & Sara Boyd Term Distinguished Professor of Classical Studies.