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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.

2019-2020 JHI Doctoral Fellows

Chiara Graf is one of three incoming doctoral candidates who will hold Chancellor Henry N.R. Jackman Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities at the Jackman Humanities Institute in 2019-2020. She will be working to complete her dissertation that addresses the annual theme of “Strange Weather”. Read more about it here.

UofT “Classics and Ancient History” ranked no. 13 in the world

The Department of Classics on the St. George campus together with our Classicist and Ancient History colleagues at UTM and UTSC were awarded spot no. 13 in the recent QS World University Ranking. Place no. 1 is held by the Sapienza University of Rome. We are among the most successful fields in the Faculty of …

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 …

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, …

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 …