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The Department of Greek and Roman Classics is the vibrant home to a host of dedicated faculty members and engaging undergraduate majors. The department offers programs leading to an undergraduate major or minor in classical languages and literature as well as a major in classical civilizations or minor in ancient Mediterranean studies.
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Department News and Events

Showcasing the latest achievements, accolades, research, events and stories from the Department of Greek & Roman Classics.

  • An Interview with Professor Alex Gottesman

    Temple librarian Fred Rowland conducted an interview with Greek & Roman Classics Professor Alex Gottesman on March 27, 2015 exploring his latest publication Politics and the Street in Democratic Athens (Cambridge University Press, 2014, Print / Online). Click here to listen to the entire interview.

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  • CLA Baccalaureate Awards

    The following Greek & Roman Classics students will be receiving awards at the annual CLA Baccalaureate Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 7. Congratulations to all! Bayne B. and Frances E. Isaacson Scholarship: Thomas Higgins (English and Classics) Dr. Tess Sandra Singer Memorial Award: Thomas Higgins (English and Classics) Sara M. Halpen Award in the Humanities:…

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    Classics Courses Available in Fall 2015

    GREEK 1001, MWF 10:40-11:50, Alex Gottesman, Assistant Professor of Classics The beginning of the great adventure that is ancient Greek! Students learn the basics of Greek grammar and vocabulary, supplemented by brief readings from important Greek authors. 2001/3096, ELECTRAFIED!!! TTh 12:30-1:50, Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Professor of Classics We will read in Greek just over half of…

  • “What’s Next? Careers for Humanities Majors”, 4/17

    Keynote Speaker: Ben McAllister, Strategy Director at Under Armour Connected Fitness The Department of Greek & Roman Classics is hosting a career event to highlight the value of a Classics and/or Liberal Arts degree for a wide variety of careers in the arts and enterprise. The event will be open to the Temple community, especially…