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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 … Read more

Linderski celebrates birthday with advisees, faculty

September 15, 2014

In August, former students and colleagues gathered at the Sienna Hotel to celebrate the 80th birthday of Jerzy Linderski, Paddison Professor of Latin Emeritus. The event was organized by three of Prof. Linderki’s dissertation advisees, Tim Moore, PhD ’86; Hans … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Henry Immerwahr, 1916-2013

September 27, 2013

We are saddened to share that Henry Rudolph Immerwahr, emeritus professor, passed away on Sept. 15, 2013. Prof. Immerwahr’s colleagues and former students remember the international scholar for his innovative intellect and sociable and patient personality. Memorial services will be … Read more


September 6, 2013

Oct. 30, 1936 to Dec. 20, 2012 We are deeply saddened by the passing of Gerhard Koeppel, professor emeritus. During his decades in the department, Dr. Koeppel’s kindness left an indelible mark on Classical archaeology and his students and colleagues. … Read more


August 9, 2013

Much of Berthold L. Ullman’s material on the manuscript tradition of Catullus is now openly available via Dr. Dániel Kiss’s new website, Catullus Online. Prof. Ullman (professor of Latin 1944-1959), one of the leading scholars of Latin paleography and manuscript traditions of … Read more


August 2, 2013

“It’s best for this not to happen the same as it does in the comedies, when everyone finds out everything.” Seeking to understand the meaning behind young husband Pamphilus’s single line from Terence’s Hecyra, Alex Karsten‘s produced “The Noble Lie … Read more


August 2, 2013

Several of our graduate students are reaping the bounty of their scholarship. Patrick Dombrowski and Erika Weiberg both received Summer Research Fellowships from The Graduate School, which also granted Serena Witzke a Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the academic year of … Read more