We are sad to announce that G. Kenneth Sams, for many years a valued member of our department, passed away on September 17th. His long-time friend and colleague Mary Sturgeon writes: Ken Sams was a good friend and an excellent … Continued
The B. L. Ullman Prize in Latin The Ullman Prize is funded by an endowment established by B. L. Ullman for the purpose of encouraging students in their study of Latin. The prize is awarded to a student who shows … Continued
Classics major Ashley Choo-Hen has been named a winner of the Manson A. Stewart Undergraduate Award for outstanding young Classicists. The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) presents the award to a limited number of Classics majors … Continued
Professor Robert Babcock has received a Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Each year, five faculty members from across the university receive the award, established to “recognize excellence in inspirational teaching of undergraduate students, particularly first- and second-year students.” … Continued
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
The Herington Greek and Latin Poetry Prizes, established in 1999 by Maynard and Florence Mack in memory of John Herington, are awarded for the best oral performance of assigned passages of Greek and Latin poetry. There are two cash prizes, … Continued
The Department of Classics endorses and supports the following resolutions and statements made in response to the Board of Governors’ deposition of the Confederate Memorial known as Silent Sam. Resolution passed by the UNC-CH’s Faculty Council on 6 December 2019 … Continued
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.