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U of T Classics at the CAC-SCEC

May 4, 2019

Many members of the Department of Classics will be giving presentations (and live tweeting!) at the CAC-SCEC annual meeting at McMaster University, May 7 – 9. In chronological order, here are our speakers on the CAC-SCEC program: Ephraim Lytle, “Paradoxography and Science in Aelian’s De natura animalium: Leonidas of Byzantium, the Red Sea and Peripatetic …

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Ann-Marie Matti wins coveted Faculty award!

May 1, 2019

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 …

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Photos from End-of-Term Party

April 12, 2019

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.

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2019-2020 JHI Doctoral Fellows

April 4, 2019

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.

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

April 3, 2019

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 …

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Classics In The Anthropocene

March 27, 2019

Mark your calendars and join us for our upcoming Graduate Student Association organized conference April 19-20, 2019. Click below for more information and the conference schedule. Classics In The Anthropocene

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2019-2020 JHI Faculty Research Fellows

March 24, 2019

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”.

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End-of-Term Party

March 21, 2019

The Department’s annual End-of-Term Party for faculty, staff, and graduate students will be held on Friday, April 5th from 4:00pm-6:00pm in Room LI 205.

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

March 19, 2019

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 …

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Assembly of the Plebs V

March 13, 2019

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

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