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Prizes

Congrats to Chiara Graf for winning the 2018 John J. Winkler Memorial Prize!

Our very own Chiara Graf has won the 2018 John J. Winkler Prize for her essay “Seneca’s Ugly Feelings.” The prestigious prize is offered each year to the author of the best North-American undergraduate or graduate essay “in any risky or marginal field of classical studies.” Chiara was invited to Oberlin to present her paper … Read More

Congrats to Matt Watton for winning the Robinson Prize in Ancient Philosophy

Our very own PhD student, Matt Watton, has won the 2017-2018 Sidney Robinson Prize in Ancient Philosophy for his Major Field essay, “Antiochus’ Interpretation of Socrates.” The Robinson Prize, sponsored by the Collaborative Programme in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CPAMP), is awarded each year for the best paper written by a University of Toronto graduate student in any of … Read More

Congratulations to our 2017 ASSU Award Winners!

Congratulations to Professor Alison Keith for winning the Ranjini (Rini) Ghosh Excellence in Teaching Award at the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU) Awards Ceremony on March 22, 2017. Co-nominators Willem Crispin-Frei, Samantha Mazzilli, and Laura Harris from the undergraduate CLASSU Senate were on hand to present Professor Keith with this award alongside ASSU President … Read More

Congratulations to our undergraduate CAC award winners!

Congratulations to Vanessa Snyder-Penner and Alison Cleverley for winning 1st and 3rd place in the senior category of this year’s CAC Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition! Vanessa, who graduated from UofT last spring with a double major in English and Classics, won 1st place with an essay entitled “Naming, convention, and realism in Menander’s Dyskolos.” She is currently … Read More

Upcoming Deadlines: ASCSA Fellowships

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is pleased to announce the academic programs and fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year at the Gennadius Library: The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship – deadline: January 15, 2017 Medieval Greek Summer Session at the Gennadius Library – deadline: January 15, 2017 Cotsen Traveling Fellowship for Research … Read More

Upcoming Deadlines: AIA Funding Opportunities

The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) offers a range of funding opportunities, including fellowships, publication grants, scholarships and travel grants—plus the Site Preservation grants and awards, and the Cotsen Excavation Grants. For further information about these and their upcoming fall deadlines, please refer to the AIA website and the following documents: 2016-2017 AIA Fellowship Flyer 2016-2017 AIA … Read More

2016 CAC Award Winners

Our congratulations to Caitlin Hines, recipient of the 2016 CAC Graduate Student Prize and Professor Alison Keith, recipient of the 2016 CAC Award of Merit. Photos from the 2016 CAC Annual General Meeting can be viewed here.

2014-2015 CAC Undergraduate Essay Competition

Our warmest congratulations go to Joshua Zung, who has been awarded second prize in the 2014-2015 Classical Association of Canada Undergraduate Essay Competition for his essay, “Domini metus servi: Who is Afraid? Hints of Fear of Slaves in Roman Comedy and Agronomy.”

Professor Dimitri Nakassis Wins MacArthur Fellowship!

U of T scholar receives prestigious MacArthur Fellowship Associate Professor Dimitri Nakassis, who entered our department as a professor of Greek History and Material Culture in 2008, is one of the recipients of a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship! The award is an extraordinary distinction, and it is the first time a University of Toronto professor wins … Read More

2013 John J. Winkler Memorial Prize Winner

Congratulations to Jen Oliver on her receipt of the 2013 John J. Winkler Memorial Prize for her essay, “Mater amissa: The Lost Amazon in Seneca’s Phaedra”. Jen will present the paper at Oberlin College next fall.