Category: Uncategorized

Samons Announced as New NEH Distinguished Teaching Fellow

May 17th, 2011 in Faculty News, Uncategorized

Jay Samons has received the Distinguished Teaching Fellowship (DTP) from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Professorship was established in 1993 by the NEH with a challenge grant that matched funds from alumni and friends of CAS/GRS and the Division of General Education. The Professorship recognizes excellence in teaching by a prominent teacher-scholar associated with the Core Curriculum, and it funds undergraduate enrichment programs in the humanities generally.

Please visit for additional information.

Jeffrey Henderson elected to AAAS

April 29th, 2011 in Faculty News, Uncategorized

Jeffrey Henderson, the University’s William Goodwin Aurelio Professor of Greek Language and Literature and a world-renowned classics scholar, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).  For full details, please visit

2011 Commencement

April 29th, 2011 in Uncategorized, Undergraduate News

The Department of Classical Studies will hold its commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9 a.m. in the Faculty Dining Room, located on the 5th floor of 775 Commonwealth Avenue.  Join us in congratulating the graduates!

Rome Prize Winner

July 16th, 2010 in Uncategorized

We are happy to announce that PhD student, Tyler Travillian, has won the 2009-2010 Arthur Ross Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize. Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to thirty emerging artists and scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities. Additional information on the Rome Prize and Tyler’s work can be found here.

Classics House Feature

March 17th, 2010 in Uncategorized

The Classics House is featured in BU Today!

PhD Graduate on NBC’s Today Show

February 12th, 2010 in Uncategorized

PhD graduate, Collomia Charles, was recently featured on NBC’s Today Show for her comparative literature course, “A Kind of Wild Justice: Revenge and Retribution” at Barnard College. Watch the clip here.