The Department of Classical Studies offers students the opportunity to study the languages, cultures, and histories of ancient Greece and Rome.
Hannah Maddy, '16, won a national field school award from the Classical Association of the Midwest and the South to support her summer field work in Herculaneum and Pompeii, Italy. She is the single undergraduate in the large professional association to have received this honor.
Classical Studies Feature Stories
Latin majors participate in summer field school to learn Roman epigraphy
Student research aims to understand inter-male communication
Recent graduate's interdisciplinary education and fascination with antiquity inspired her to create a 2-D model of ancient Rome.
Students experience a celebration similar to those held in ancient Greece and Rome
- Pompeii ArchiveSep146:00 PM - 8:00 PMWilliam Wylie, artist and Professor of Art, UVA, presents "Pompeii Archive" an opening lecture for the exhibition... Continue reading
- Visiting Pompeii: Travelers' Impressions of the Ancient TownOct266:00 PM - 8:00 PMLecture presented by Carol Mattusch, Mathy Professor of Art History, Emerita, George Mason University, Fairfax,... Continue reading