Congratulations to Gareth Schmeling, Fellow-by-Courtesy, JHU Classics, and Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, on the publication of the text and a translation of the Satyrica, traditionally attributed to Neronian Petronius […]
Department News Archive
Assistant professor Jennifer Stager first held the course the Antioch Recovery Project in spring 2020, focusing on mosaic tiles from the ancient city of Antioch. The course was featured in the fall 2020 issue […]
Emily Anderson has been chosen as one of 36 early career faculty members to receive a Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award, an honor that is accompanied by a $75,000 grant, mentoring […]
Congratulations to Sanchita Balachandran, who has been awarded the annual Iris Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar by the Bard Graduate Center. The Iris awards honor outstanding individuals who have contributed to […]
Congratulations to Skylar Hurst and William Lewis, recipients of the 2020 Evangelia Davos Prize in Classics. Skylar is a senior in the Classics BA/MA program and will complete her MA work in her fourth […]
Congratulations to Prof Montiglio who has received a sizable grant from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation to fund a sabbatical during which she will complete a substantial introduction to her […]
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.
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, symondsproject.org, and […]
The John Addington Symonds Project (JASP), which is part of the Classics Research Lab (CRL), has launched its new website, symondsproject.org. There you can learn about the project and its […]
Professor Detienne was one of the most prominent classicists of his generation. A Belgian-born historian and renowned specialist in the study of ancient Greece, he taught in the Department of Classics from 1992 until his retirement in 2007. His career was dedicated to an innovative— even audacious—crossing of disciplinary boundaries, notably setting anthropology and history in dialogue as a means of bringing new questions and insights to the study of ancient Greece.