Weiberg wins fellowship from American School

March 19, 2014

Graduate student Erika Weiberg has been awarded the Bert Hodge Hill Fellowship from the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. She will attend the Regular Program of the school as a Regular Student Member next year. “Study at the … Continued

UNC-Duke graduate students host workshop on pedagogy

March 5, 2014

This year the graduate students in Classics at Duke University and UNC are collaborating to organize the Inaugural Duke-UNC Graduate Workshop in Classics Pedagogy, which will take place the weekend of March 28-30, 2014. The workshop addresses an expressed interest … Continued

Summer School course offerings

March 3, 2014

If Egyptians didn’t use combs on their hair what were combs used for? Why would a guy castrate himself for love? And what does “salvete omnes” even mean? You can learn all of this and more by joining us for … Continued

Sign up for Suskin and Alexander Prizes

February 3, 2014

The department encourages undergraduate majors to sign up for the Albert Suskin Prize in Latin and the Eben Alexander, Sr. Prize in Greek. Students may do so in Murphey 212 or by emailing Kim Miles at kmilesATemailDOTuncDOTedu. The Suskin Prize … Continued

Azoria Project accepting volunteer applications

February 3, 2014

Donald Haggis’s Azoria Project is now accepting volunteer applications for its summer 2014 field school. Applications are due April 1, and may be accessed through the Azoria website. The Azoria Project has received international acclaim for its innovative Archaeological practices, … Continued

Magness lectures on Samson mosaic

December 6, 2013

On Jan. 15 Jodi Magness, a UNC adjunct professor in Classics and professor of Religious Studies, will present a slide-show lecture of findings from her Huqoq archaeological site. The lecture will held 5:30-6:30 p.m.at Duke University’s Divinity School, the Westbrook … Continued

Karsten initiated into PBK

November 26, 2013

Senior Alex Karsten was inducted into Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Nov. 25. We congratulate the Classics major for joining a good company of Classics undergraduates inducted into the order. We congratulate Alex for achieving this … Continued

Department Seeks Assistant Professor in Greek Prose

October 3, 2013

The Department of Classics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks an assistant professor in Greek prose for a tenure-track appointment. The area of specialization is open, but we especially … Continued

Mike Taylor, 1947-2013

October 1, 2013

We regret to announce that Michael W. Taylor, an alumnus and friend of the department, passed away the morning of Sept. 29, 2013. During his long association with the department, he was known for his great contributions to the field … Continued