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  • Prof. Graver Interviewed for NPR's On Point

    "I stressed earlier in the show that the core of ancient stoic ethics is about the essentially rational nature of the human being, but that doesn't mean that we always behave in a sensible way—far from it," Prof Margaret Graver, was quoted in an audio interview for WBUR.

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  • Classics Department Awards Annual Student Prizes

    The Classics Department held a cozy gathering on the upper floor of Reed Hall May 29th 2024 to celebrate its' student prize winners this year. Followed by short presentations of some of the students' work that led to two of the awards. Congrats to all this year's winners and kudos on your hard work!

    Jillian Darcy '26 presenting student project
  • New Music from Ancient Greece

    Many members of the Classics Department were in the Hood Museum on March 8, 2024 to see and hear a performance of music from Ancient Greece and Anatolia. The performers were John C. Franklin, Professor and Chair of Classics at the University of Vermont, and his four-piece group, The Call of Kinnaru.

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  • Annual Benefactors' Lecture

    May 2nd 2024, 4:30pm. Victoria Pagán will give a lecture entitled: "Conspiracy and Conspiracy Theory, Ancient and Modern". Victoria Pagán is Professor of Classics at the University of Florida, USA. She is the editor of A Companion to Tacitus and the author of Conspiracy Narratives in Roman History, Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature, Rome and the Literature of Gardens, and Tacitus.

    Victoria Pagan
  • New Faculty Expand Scholarship at Dartmouth

    Alexandra Schultz, Assistant Professor of Classics, is one of the talented cohort of new professors that has joined the Dartmouth faculty this year, breaking new ground in labs and classrooms across campus.

    Alexandra Schultz
  • Welcome to Classics, Latin, and Greek

    The Department of Classics is delighted to welcome you to Dartmouth! This page lets you know about some of the opportunities that will be open to you here for studying Latin or Greek, ancient history, mythology, archaeology, ancient philosophy and related subjects.

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  • Welcome Alexandra Schultz!

    Alexandra Schultz has joined the Classics Department as Assistant Professor. Her office is Reed Hall, room 316. We welcome her to the Classics Department. Winter 2024 she will be teaching GRK 1 and LAT 32.

  • Annual Zarbin Lecture Fall 2023

    Andrew Feldherr, Princeton University was this years Zarbin lecturer. His lecture was Ovid's Undersea World, In his Natural History, Pliny uses an Ovidian poem on fishing as a source for describing the wondrous creatures of the sea. This paper used that passage to shape a reading of Metamorphoses.

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