Philip Wilson receives Lionel Pearson Fellowship

April 27, 2018

Senior Classics major Philip Wilson has received the Lionel Pearson Fellowship, a major award from the Society of Classical Studies.  The fellowship awards up to $24,000 for post-graduate study in Classics at an English or Scottish university.  It is open … Continued

Philip Wilson receives Lionel Pearson Fellowship

February 6, 2018

Senior Classics major Philip Wilson has received the Lionel Pearson Fellowship, a major award from the Society of Classical Studies.  The fellowship for up to $24,000 is awarded for post-graduate study in Classics at an English or Scottish university.  It … Continued

Luca Grillo on BBC Radio: The Rise and Fall of Julius Caesar

September 27, 2017

Associate Professor Luca Grillo was a guest on an episode of BBC Radio’s The Forum earlier this week where he discussed the life and legacy of Julius Caesar. You can listen to the episode or download the podcast here.

Welcome to Patricia Rosenmeyer

August 25, 2017

The Department of Classics is delighted to welcome Patricia Rosenmeyer as our new Paddison Professor of Classics.  Professor Rosenmeyer received her PhD from Princeton in 1987 and after teaching at Michigan and Yale joined the faculty of the University of … Continued

Congratulations to our PhDs!

June 27, 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 PhDs for the successful defenses of their dissertations and for a successful season in a very tough job market. Elizabeth Artemis Clark, ‘The Chronicle of Novalese: Translation, Text, and Literary Analysis’; Liz continues as a full-time … Continued

UNC Alumna Becomes Right-Wing Target

June 27, 2017

Sarah Bond, a 2011 UNC PhD in Ancient History and a familiar figure in Murphey Hall, has achieved a growing reputation in the field of digital humanities, with a popular blog and over 10,000 followers on Twitter (@SaraEBond).  Sarah, currently … Continued