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  • Classics at UMass

    The Classics Department of UMass Amherst provides undergraduate and graduate students at the Commonwealth’s flagship institution with comprehensive access to the rich and diverse civilizations of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Good teaching and high student achievement are in our DNA.

  • Three ways to major in Classics

    The Department of Classics offers three concentrations within the Classics Major: Greek & Latin Languages, Classical Civilization, and Classical Archeology.

  • Rex Wallace retires

    Rex Wallace, who taught Classics and Linguistics at UMass since 1985, has retired

News

For the fairest

November 13, 2018

Congratulations to Chloe Kolbet, Steven Mondloch, Joe Stern, and Forrester Hammer, all UMass Amherst MAT students, who won the Bolchazy Carducci Halloween costume contest for their wonderful...

Archaeological Field School in Greece

October 25, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 summer field school on the Greek island of Kea. The field school is a 6-week program that includes a 1-week study tour in mainland Greece and 5...

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Events

Nov
13

CANCELED: Dining with the Ancient Romans

Herter 601
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

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What will you uncover?

For many majors in Classics, travel, study, and excavation abroad have been an integral part of their University experience.

With advance preparation and careful financial planning, several students each year are able to live, study, travel, or excavate in Italy, Greece, or other countries in Europe or the Near East.

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