Harvard's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has announced its "Junior 24," and Phoebe Lakin ('18),Classics Concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures, has earned one of the coveted spots! Congratulations, Phoebe!
Albert Henrichs, Eliot Professor of Greek, passed away at home on Sunday, April 16, after a serious illness, bravely borne. All of us who were lucky enough to know him have lost an inspiring colleague, mentor, and friend, who leaves behind him a towering legacy in scholarship and in our Department. Information will be forthcoming about a memorial event in the fall. Professor Henrichs' obituary, written by Professor Kathleen Coleman, is available on the website of the… Read more about Albert Henrichs
Junior Classics Concentrator and Correspondent for the Harvard Gazette Matt DeShaw writes an account of his spring break trip to Sicily with Classical Studies 112. Regional Study: Sicily, taught by Professor Emma Dench and Professor Paul Kosmin.
Will the United States go the way of Athens, unable or unwilling to stop a demagogue from undermining its democracy and ruining its international power? Will liberal democracies go the way of the independent Greek city-states, crippled by internal chaos and nationalist tensions? These questions are too big to… Read more about From the Crimson: "Make Athens Great Again!"
Congratulations to former Classics Concentrator Nicholas Nehamas ('11), part of a team of investigative journalists who were awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. More about the award and Nick's work can be found at the Miami Herald, and information about this year's other Harvard-affiliated Pulitzer winners can be found at the… Read more about Former Concentrator wins Pulitzer!
Madeline Smith ('14), a joint concentrator in Classics and Music, makes her Broadway début this month conducting the production of Waitress. Madeline is likely the youngest female conductor in Broadway history. The musical is scored by the popular singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles.