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Call for Papers: Biennial Graduate Student Conference

November 15, 2019

Call for Papers: "Class before Capitalism?: Social Structure and the Ancient World"

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Keynote speaker: Johanna Hanink (Brown University)

The graduate students at Harvard University’s department of the Classics invite abstract submissions for the upcoming graduate student conference, "Class before Capitalism?: Social Structure and the Ancient World."

Socio-economic status and the intergenerational structures which maintain it have...

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Two Classics Concentrators elected to Phi Beta Kappa "Senior 48"

November 6, 2019

Harvard's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has announced its "Senior 48," and two Classics concentrators, Lydia Cawley ('20) and Alejandro Quintana ('20) earned two of the spots. Alejandro is in the Classical Languages and Literatures track, and Lydia is a joint concentrator, in Classical Languages and Literatures and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Congratulations, Lydia and Alejandro!

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Bok Center Teaching Awards for Spring 2019

November 6, 2019

The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning has announced the receipients of their Spring 2019 teaching awards. The Harvard Certificate of Distinction in Teaching is awarded to outstanding Teaching Fellows and Teaching Assistants, and the Harvard Certificate of Teaching Excellence goes to outstanding Lecturers, College Fellows, and Preceptors. Below are the recipients from Classics. Congratulations to all!

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Naomi Weiss publishes new edited volume

October 21, 2019

Genre in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry: Theories and Models, edited by Margaret Foster, Leslie Kurke, and Naomi Weiss, has just been published by Brill. Covering a wide variety of media, from Sappho’s songs to elegiac inscriptions to classical tragedy, this exciting volume presents new theoretical approaches to the question of genre—both what it means and how to think about it for ancient Greek poetry...

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Named chair for Naomi Weiss

September 12, 2019

Naomi Weiss has received the distinct honor of being named the Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of the Humanities by Claudine Gay, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Honor for Tiziana D’Angelo 

September 12, 2019

Tiziana D’Angelo (PhD Harvard 2013), Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek and Roman Art in the University of Nottingham, is to receive the Ghislieri Award from the Associazione Alunni del Collegio Ghislieri on October 3, 2019, at a ceremony in Pavia, Italy.

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