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Cicek Beeby awarded two grants for cemeteries study

May 5, 2015

Cicek Beeby has been awarded two UNC grants that will support her research as she launches her dissertation work on the organization and distribution of cemeteries across Greek settlements in the Geometric period. The first grant is the Pre-Dissertation Travel … Continued

Congratulations to scholarship winners!

March 4, 2015

The department is pleased to announce recipients of the Eunice and Luther Nims Scholarship, the Herington Scholarship, and the Preston H. and Miriam L. Epps Prize in Greek Studies. We congratulate these students for their terrific academic achievements! Nims Scholarship … Continued

Haggis headed to ASCSA, 2015-2016

January 23, 2015

Donald Haggis was appointed Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professor at the American School of Classical Studies  in Athens (ASCSA), for the academic year 2015-2016, by vote of the Managing Committee of the School in January at the Annual Meetings of … Continued

From classroom to conference

January 23, 2015

In fall 2013, Robert Babcock presented his Latin paleography graduate students with a challenge. He asked three of his students to determine the origins of a collection of over fifty eleventh-century manuscripts from the Belgian Royal Library. This neglected area of … Continued

Winners of poetry competition announced

November 6, 2014

We are happy to announce the winners of this year’s Herington Prizes. Among undergraduate readers, Philip Wilson took home the prize for Latin and Emily Fleming for Greek. Each won a $250 prize. Winning a rare book donated by Sara Mack, Brian … Continued

New Phi Beta Kappa members

April 14, 2014

Classics majors Drew Cabaniss and David Ortiz have officially joined Phi Beta Kappa. They join Alex Karsten, who was inducted in fall 2013. To be eligible for induction into the nation’s oldest honor society, an undergraduate must have completed 75 … Continued

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

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