The Department of Classics offers courses, lectures, and other events that explore the languages, literatures, history and culture of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Our B.A. and M.A. programs in Classics focus on the ancient languages and texts read in the original Greek and Latin, and our PhD program offers specialized study in ancient history, music, performance, and philosophy. The undergraduate program in Ancient Studies allows students to explore the political, cultural, and social history of Greece and Rome, with little or no work in the ancient languages.
April 17, 2015
Washington University’s Alpha Xi Chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for students of Classics, inducted six new members on April 15, 2015: Max Handler, John Lu, Danny Martin, Charlie Rapp, Josh Stevens, and Max Weisman.
April 20, 2015
To honor Professor George Pepe’s retirement, the Department of Classics hosted a reception on Friday, April 17th, in the Women’s Building Lounge.
Professor Pepe joined the classics faculty in 1965. His diligent and insightful mentorship tra