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Rex Wallace Retires

Friday, June 1, 2018

Prof. Rex Wallace retired in May of 2018 after 33 years at UMass. Rex joined the Classics department in 1985 after receiving his Ph.D. in Linguistics from The Ohio State University and after...

Melissa Mueller awarded ACLS fellowship

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Melissa Mueller, Associate Professor of Classics, has been named a 2018 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. With the support of the Fellowship, Prof...

Pompeii Bibliography and Mapping Project receives the AIA's Award for Outstanding Work in Digital Archaeology

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Archaeological Institute of America has recognized the Pompeii Bibliography and Mapping Project with the 2018 Award for Outstanding Work in Digital Archaeology....
Panel of Roman art

Tenure track job opening

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Department of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces a search for a full-time nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor....

Looking to complete your language requirement? Try Latin!

Monday, August 28, 2017

The goal of Latin 126 is to introduce you to all aspects of the Latin language. By the end of one semester, you will be ready to read an extended excerpt from an original Latin text by an ancient author.

Philippides retires after 39 years

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The conclusion of the 2016–17 academic year saw the well-earned retirement of Marios Philippides, who had been teaching at UMass Amherst since 1978. Prof. Philippides holds degrees in Classics from...