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Celebrating Mary Pendergraft for Her Longtime Service at WFU

by February 18, 2019

Seven College faculty members were celebrated recently for their longtime service at Wake Forest. As part of this celebration, their colleagues shared stories and thoughts about them. Check out the link below to read about Mary Pendergraft! http://college.wfu.edu/celebrating-our-faculty/ http://college.wfu.edu/celebrating-our-faculty-mary-pendergraft/

Professor Gellar-Goad and Professor Austin awarded major Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship!

by February 15, 2019

Professors Emily Austin (Philosophy) and T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Classics) have been awarded a major Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship in support of the conference they are organizing, Feminism & Classics 2020, to be hosted by Wake Forest in May of next year.  The LCLF is the major granting agency Read more »

Dr. Patrice Rankine Speaks at Wake Forest University

by February 8, 2019
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Professor Patrice Rankine gave a talk on Classics and white supremacy, for a crowd of more than 40, the largest on record for a Wake Forest Classics event.  His February 7th talk was titled “Caught in the Act: The Classics, White Supremacy, and the Search for a New Commons,” and he Read more »

Congratulations to Student Kevin Woytowich!

by January 16, 2019

Kevin received a bronze medal for his score on the CAMWS College Greek Exam and was the top scorer at WFU!

Former WFU Classical Studies Student Selected as Editor of Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome

by January 9, 2019

Former WFU Classical Studies Student, Scholar Sinclair W. Bell, Selected as Editor of Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome.  Read more here.

Professor Amy Lather to be Resident Fellow at Center for Hellenic Studies this Fall

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Congratulations to Professor Amy Lather, who will be a resident fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies for a month this fall! 

William Phillips

by January 3, 2019

We mourn the death of the department’s long-time friend and supporter, William Phillips. He created the M. D. Phillips Award to honor outstanding outstanding majors. Read more about his life and work by clicking here.

“Classics Beyond Europe” Proculloquium Event

by November 29, 2018
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In the second event in our Proculloquium Classicum series, “Classics Beyond Europe” on November 15th, Professor Sasha-Mae Eccleston of Brown University gave an enlightening and powerful talk on the intersections of race, colonialism, and the Classical tradition in Suzan-Lori Parks’ theatrical trilogy Father Comes Home from the Wars.  Her Q&A Read more »

Former Student’s Dissertation Featured on SCS Blog!

by November 13, 2018

Congratulations to Caitlin Marley (WFU Classics 2011), whose dissertation was recently featured on the SCS blog. Dr Marley is currently Visiting Assistant Professor at the U of Iowa.  Check it out by clicking here!

Class of 1997 Classical Studies Major Featured in Newspaper Article

by October 25, 2018
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Click here to read the article! 

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