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New Article by T. H. M. Gellar-Goad

by October 8, 2019
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https://eidolon.pub/the-uncanniest-of-valleys-5cd325b0ac44  

4th Annual Ancient Olympics

by October 7, 2019
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The 4th annual Wake Forest Ancient Olympics on Friday, October 4th had the largest attendance yet, with a rowdy crowd of athletes and observers for hymns to the gods and competitions including javelin throw, (arm-)wrestling, a chariot (wheelbarrow) race, and the hoplite footrace in Ancient Greek armor!  Check out these Read more »

Student Anna Campbell Studies Abroad in Rome with Paideia Institute

by July 23, 2019
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Student Anna Campbell (’21), majoring in Latin and Mathematical Business, received the William Royall Scholarship award this year to support her participation in the Paideia Institute in Rome this summer.  Anna has just finished her study with the program and says, “It was an incredible experience that somehow exceeded my Read more »

Classical Languages Graduate Featured in SCS Newsletter!

by May 31, 2019

Check out the latest newsletter from SCS to see Classical Languages graduate, Karen Gusmer, speak about her most vivid memory and most unexpected experience in Classics!  https://classicalstudies.org/education/scs-newsletter-may-2019-graduation

T. H. M. Gellar-Goad Promoted to Associate Professor!

by April 29, 2019
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Congratulations to T. H. M. Gellar-Goad who was promoted to Associate Professor of Classics with tenure at Wake Forest last Friday!

Eta Sigma Phi Initiation Reception

by April 26, 2019
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At yesterday’s Eta Sigma Phi initiation reception, new officers were installed and several students received departmental awards.  Congratulations to our new Eta Sigma Phi members!  (Click on each photo to view it larger.)    

Alumna to Attend NYU Law as Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar!

by April 17, 2019
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Alumna Awarded Hahn Scholarship for Study in Rome!

by April 1, 2019
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Classical Languages alumna Mary Somerville (’15) has been awarded the Hahn Scholarship for study in Rome this summer! The scholarship is awarded to a member of CAAS (the Classical Association of the Atlantic States) to help cover the cost of Classical Summer School at the American Academy in Rome. Read more »

Emily Greenwood, Yale University, speaks to Classics faculty & students at Wake Forest

by March 29, 2019
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Emily Greenwood, Chair and Professor of Classics at Yale University, gave a talk on Wednesday about death and remembrance in Classical and Afro-Caribbean literature.  Whereas in ancient Greece and Rome, elite dead were commemorated primarily through stone monuments and not through the physical bones themselves, in the Afro-Caribbean literary imagination Read more »

Student Karen Gusmer Wins Award for Best Paper at Eta Sigma Phi National Convention

by March 26, 2019
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Karen Gusmer, President of Beta Iota chapter at Wake Forest, is majoring in Classical Languages: Latin. She represented the chapter very well at the national convention this past weekend at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.  In addition to meeting both legendary professors, Groton and May, she served on the Resolutions Read more »

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