Department News Archive


What’s Old is New Again

What’s Old is New Again
What do replicas of ancient Greek sculptures and Minoan frescoes have in common with Baltimore culture? It turns out quite a bit, according to Emily Anderson, assistant professor of classics. She […]


Laura Evans wins Evangelia Davos Prize

Congratulations to Laura Evans, recipient of the 2021 Evangelia Davos Prize in Classics. Laura is a junior with a triple major in Molecular and Cellular Biology; Classics; and Medicine, Science, […]


Past Meets Present Among the Antioch Mosaic Tiles

Past Meets Present Among the Antioch Mosaic Tiles
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 is featured in the March 2021 Arts […]


Professor Emeritus Gareth Schmeling publishes new translation

Professor Emeritus Gareth Schmeling publishes new translation
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 […]


Emily Anderson wins Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Emily Anderson wins Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award
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 […]


Sanchita Balachandran wins Iris Award

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 […]


Skylar Hurst and William Lewis win Evangelia Davos Prize

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 […]


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.