Category: General News

Classics Department BU Today Articles

Recently, BU Today has written two articles about the Department of Classical Studies. In one, they profile Chair Stephen Scully’s CL 305 Topics in Myth course, which focuses on various origin stories both mythical and scientific. We are very proud of this advanced mythology course and of Professor Scully’s interdisciplinary approach. Read the article here. […]

Modern Greek Literature Donation

Thank you to Katrina Barry and her family for the generous donation of Greek books in memory of her grandmother, Pelagia Balodimos. The donation will hopefully be used as a Greek Literature library for students and faculty. Euxaristo!

BU Philhellenes Greek Night 2015!

Please join the BU Philhellenes for a great night of fun, food, music, dancing, and more at our Greek Night this Thursday, November 19 at 6pm in the Terrace Lounge, 2nd Floor of the GSU (behind the Ziskind Lounge)!! Everyone is welcome! Tickets are available for purchase for $5 at the BU Philhellenes table in the […]

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BU Professor Uden Hosts ‘Literary Interactions’ Conference

Assistant Professor of Classical Studies James Uden hosted a conference entitled “Literary Interactions under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian 3: ‘Literary Interactions across Linguistic, Cultural and Religious Boundaries.’” “The third conference in the international research project ‘Literary Interactions under Nerva, Trajan, and Hadrian’ was held at Boston University, organized by James Uden and funded through the generous assistance […]

New Language Learning website

Check out the new one-stop shopping site for information about language study here at BU. Find all the majors and minors that require language study, a list of all 28 languages taught at BU (including Ancient Greek, modern Greek, and Latin) and so much more! Bookmark it now: http://www.bu.edu/cas/academics/undergraduate-education/language-learning-at-cas/

Congratulations to Jeremy Fischer and Meghan Kelly!

Congratulations to Jeremy Fischer, a major in Ancient Greek and Latin, and Meghan Kelly, a major in Classical Civilization for successfully defending their theses. Jeremy’s thesis is entitled “Ovid’s Panopticon: Politics, Poetic Structure and the Fragmented Persona in the Amores.” He received an Alumni Award for Writing Excellence for his work. Meghan’s thesis is entitled “Ennepe […]

Josh Allbright, CL Major, awarded Hellenic Studies internship

Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies has recently awarded a summer internship in Greece to Josh Allbright, an Ancient Greek and Latin major who attended the BUPh Summer Study in Greece in 2014 and is currently enrolled in Kelly Polychroniou’s Intermediate Modern Greek class, as well as continuing his studies in Ancient Greek, Latin, and […]

Invitation to apply to the Eleni Gatzoyiannis Scholarship

Happy Greek Independence Day! Boston University is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Eleni Gatzoyiannis Scholarship through May 1, 2015. The scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students of Greek birth or ancestry who have completed at least one semester at Boston University, are in good academic standing, and demonstrate financial need. To […]