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Latin minor Justin Hadad ’21 wins Rhodes Scholarship

November 29, 2021

Justin Hadad ’21, who was a double major in Applied Physics & Economics, and a Latin minor who co-founded a website on the Latin poet Propertius and did a summer research project that involved the American Academy in Rome, has … Continued

Kenneth Reckford: In Memoriam.

November 12, 2021

The Department mourns the passing of our dear friend and colleague Kenneth J. Reckford, Kenan Professor of Classics Emeritus, at the age of 88.  Kenneth taught at UNC-Chapel Hill from 1960-2003 and left an indelible mark on the Department and … Continued

The Department mourns the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Kenneth J. Reckford, Kenan Professor of Classics Emeritus. We post below an article written by the late Philip Stadter for Tabulae in Fall 2002, on the occasion of Professor Reckford’s retirement.

November 12, 2021

Kenneth J. Reckford offers a feast for mind and spirit  By Philip Stadter in the Fall 2002 Department newsletter Tabulae.  In forty-three years of teaching at Chapel Hill, Prof. Kenneth Reckford has always delighted students and friends with his endless … Continued

DATE CHANGE: Joe Goodkin, “Blues of Achilles”

October 6, 2021

DATE CHANGE: Joe Goodkin, “Blues of Achilles” Wednesday, October 20th An Adaptation of the Iliad in Song. Join us for a live performance of Joe Goodkin’s original composition, a retelling of Homer’s Iliad in seventeen songs: “The Blues of Achilles.” … Continued