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Colloquium Honors Elizabeth Keitel on Retirement

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

On April 26, 2019 the Department of Classics held a colloquium on Greek and Roman historiography in honor of Elizabeth Keitel on the occasion of her retirement. There were four papers by eminent...

Classics Prize Winners Honored

Friday, April 5, 2019

At its annual awards banquet on March 29, the Department of Classics honored student prize winners for 2019, with particular recognition of the following:...

Poehler Receives $245,000 Getty Foundation Grant

Friday, February 15, 2019

Eric Poehler, associate professor of classics, has received a $245,000 grant from the Getty Foundation to complete a three-year project titled the Pompeii Artistic Landscape Project (PALP), an...

Two Lecturer Positions Available

Friday, January 25, 2019

The Department of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for two lecturers. These are full-time (9-month) non-tenure-track positions beginning September 1, 2019...

Bulger Awards Presented to Outstanding Classics Majors

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

On Friday November 30, a ceremony was held to recognize this year's winners of the William M. Bulger Award. Each year the Department presents the Bulger Award to the outstanding Classics majors as...

Herter Hall Graduate Students, Faculty Take Stand for 'Tolerance for Diversity'

Friday, November 30, 2018

After posters linked to white supremacism were placed outside Herter Hall earlier this month, graduate students and faculty from various departments in the building began a “tolerance for diversity...