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2019-2020 JHI Faculty Research Fellows

Profs. Ben Akrigg, Katherine Blouin and Victoria Wohl are among the 2019-2020 JHI Faculty Research Fellows. Read more about their proposed projects in relation to the annual theme for 2019-2020, “Strange Weather”.

Dr. Marion Durand (PhD 2018) hired by Oxford University

We are immensely proud that Dr. Marion Durand, currently a Lecturer in the Department of Classics, has been hired by Oxford University as Associate Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy and Tutorial Fellow at Corpus Christi College, and Associate College Lecturer at St John’s College. Marion defended her PhD thesis, “Language and Reality: Stoic Semantics … Read More

Assembly of the Plebs V

For more info on the Classics Students’ Union, click here.

Greek study day at UTM, March 22nd

UTM will be hosting this interesting event in March. See the poster for more information.

NFC Lecture Series: Chiara Graf

Our very own Chiara Graf, one of this year’s Northrop Frye Centre Doctoral Fellows, will be giving a talk at Vic next week. Find more info here.  

U of T Reception in San Diego at the SCS/AIA Annual Meeting!

The Department of Classics hosts its usual Reception for alumnae and alumni, friends, faculty and students on Thursday, January 3rd from 8:00pm to 10:00pm, in the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina (room Rancho Santa Fe 2). Spread the word … all welcome! And that is not all: nine of our graduate students present papers at the conference, … Read More

Greeced Lightning

(pictured: Rachel Dewan, Emily Mohr, Chiara Graf, Ted Parker) This past Saturday, grad students from the Classics and Art History departments took part in a “virtual 5k” fundraiser called “Greeced Lightning” in support of The Sportula, an initiative that seeks to increase access to Classics by providing microgrants to economically marginalized undergraduates. You can support The Sportula at … Read More

Alumnus News: Dr. Timothy Perry appointed Medieval Manuscript and Early Book Librarian at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Following his graduation from the doctoral programme, Timothy Perry (PhD 2010) spent two years as a lecturer in Classics at Dartmouth College. Timothy then returned to school, completing a Master of Information degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Toronto’s iSchool in 2015. While at the iSchool, he was also actively involved … Read More

Job Posting: Associate Professor – Ancient Philosophy

The Department of Classics and the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Ancient Philosophy. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commence on July 1, 2019, or shortly … Read More

Job Posting: Assistant Professor – Classical Literature

The Department of Classics in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Classical Literature. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter. Find the full job description here.