General News

Graduate Students Presenting at the Society for Classical Studies 2024

This year the department of Classical Studies is happy to announce that 10 of our graduate students will be presenting papers at Society for Classical Studies’ annual meeting! This year’s meeting will be held in Chicago from January 4th till the 7th. For more information on this year’s SCS meeting please visit: Graduate student […]

Joshua Paul Receives Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Joshua Paul, who successfully defended his dissertation in March 2023, has won a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Latin language, literature, and culture at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. At Queen’s University, Josh will teach two courses next year (‘Greek & Roman Drama’ and ‘Latin Poetry’), while also revising his dissertation into his first book. Josh’s […]

Zsuzsa Várhelyi Named Distinguished Teaching Professor by National Endowment for the Humanities

Associate Professor of Classical Studies Zsuzsanna Várhelyi has been announced as the next National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching Professor in the College of Arts & Sciences! The position is awarded to a CAS faculty member who demonstrates excellence in teaching and research, and can help to support innovative programs in the Humanities. As part of the […]

Giving Day 2023: Thank You!

The Classical Studies department would like to say thank you to everyone who participated in this years Giving Day! Our department had our best ever Giving Day. We placed FIRST among all departments in the College of Arts and Sciences in the amount of revenue raised, and SECOND in the number of donors. This was […]

Speaking Latin & Greek Group

The Classical Studies Department would like to announce this semester’s Speaking Latin and Greek Group schedule. All meetings will be held in STH B03 February: 2/9 (Thursday), 12:30-1:30 2/13 (Monday), 3:30-4:30 2/23 (Thursday), 12:30-1:30 2/27 (Monday), 3:30-4:30   March-April: Every Monday, 3:30-4:30 See you there!

Experiencing Insecurity: Pain, Trauma and Suffering in the Roman Empire Conference

Experiencing Insecurity: Pain, Trauma, and Suffering in the Roman Empire (Abstracts) Registration Register Here:  Registration Deadline is Friday, March 1oth. The Boston University Classical Studies Department will be holding a conference entitled Experiencing Insecurity: Pain, Trauma and Suffering in the Roman Empire this Spring. The conference will be held in person at Boston University on Thursday, […]

New Approaches to Classics: Penelope’s {A}typical Thinking

On Monday, January 30th from 3:30 to 5:30pm the Classical Studies department will beholding it next New Approaches to Classics lecture. This lecture will be presented by our very own Professor Laurie Hutcheson! She will be presenting: Penelope’s {A}typical Thinking. How does a Homeric woman make decisions? Does she fit the male heroic model? This […]