Department News

Emma Roalsvig Wins Evangelia Davos Prize

Congratulations to Emma Roalsvig, recipient of the 2019 Evangelia Davos Prize. Each year the Department of Classics awards the prize to the undergraduate major or minor in classics whose work in Greek studies has been outstanding. This cash prize was established in 2007 by a gift from Peter Davos ’00 and is named in honor of his aunt.

Open Lab Night for the John Addington Symonds Project

Student researchers in the John Addington Symonds Project (JASP) opened the Classics Research Lab (CRL) to scores of visitors on May 1. They demonstrated the project’s new website,, and guided guests through a display of rare books, mostly from the Special Collections of the JHU Libraries. JASP will run again in fall 2019 in […]

Symonds Project Website Launches

The John Addington Symonds Project (JASP), which is part of the Classics Research Lab (CRL), has launched its new website, There you can learn about the project and its philosophy, meet the faculty directors and undergraduate researchers, and explore the project’s first results, including a partial reconstruction of the lost library of John Addington […]