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2020 Summer Courses: An Update

Our summer courses are set to start soon as usual, only online! Instructors have been busy brainstorming and planning creatively for their courses. Notable are our introductory Greek and Latin courses, which will be implemented online with a crack team of TA helpers. We had a good number of enthusiastic of language bursary recipients and … Read More

2020 CAC Sight Exam Winners

In this CAC undergraduate sight exams, one of our students placed 1st in the senior Greek (Jakob Barnes) and another 2nd in the senior Latin (Yi Lin Zhu). Congratulations to them for these achievements of excellence!

In Memoriam: Mark Golden (1948-2020)

Shared with permission, this lovely obituary from Pauline Ripat: Mark pursued his BA, MA, and PhD at the University of Toronto, graduating with his doctorate in 1981. After a two-year position at UBC (1980–1982), he joined the Department of Classics at the University of Winnipeg. He remained there until his retirement in 2015, when the … Read More

Postdoctoral Fellow in Ancient Philosophy

One-year postdoctoral position in Ancient Philosophy The Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy [CPAMP] at the University of Toronto is delighted to announce the availability of a one-year postdoctoral position in Ancient Philosophy, to begin no later than 1st September 2020. (It may be possible for the Fellowship to be extended for a second … Read More

Bursaries for Summer Courses in Greek and Latin

The following information is also available as a PDF or DOC file. To support this bursary, please visit this link and donate to the “Department of Classics Departmental Trust.” Thank you for supporting greater diversity within the field of Classics.   The Department of Classics is promoting language study by students from underrepresented groups in our … Read More

Greek Study Day at UTM: Lyric Poetry, February 28

Poster Greek Study Day UTM 2020 UTM to host Greek Study Day, see poster for more details.

University of Toronto Reception at the SCS/AIA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.!

All Canadian scholars and students, alumnae and alumni, as well as other friends of the department, are most welcome to the Reception hosted by the Department of Classics at the University of Toronto at the Annual SCS/AIA meeting in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, 2 January, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Mint Room … Read More

John Lundon Memorial Fellowship in Classics

Join us for a reception to celebrate the launch of the John Lundon Memorial Fellowship in Classics, a graduate fellowship in memory of the department’s alumnus Dr. John W. R. Lundon, made possible through a most generous donation by the Lundon family. Thursday May 30, 2019 5:30pm to 7:30pm Rm LI 205  

Ann-Marie Matti wins coveted Faculty award!

At the Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony held on April 24th at the Faculty Club, the Business Officer of the Department of Classics, Ann-Marie Matti, received the Distinguished Service Award from David Cameron, Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science. This is a tremendous recognition of the invaluable work that Ann-Marie, known to generations of … Read More

Photos from End-of-Term Party

Another successful academic year comes to a close. For those who weren’t able to join us at our End-of-Term Party, click below for a full photo recap.