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Edith Hall (Durham University, UK) visits NU Classics on April 5, discussing new edition of Aeschylus’s Agamemnon

April 5, 2024
Edith Hall (Durham University, UK) completed her annual visit to NU on April 5th, delighting the department with a discussion of what she learned working on a new edition (Greek text with translation and commentary) of Aeschylus’s Agamemnon and consulting with grads and faculty on long range scholarly plans.


Assistant Professor of Classics Jennifer Weintritt has been elected a fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies. She will spend at least part of the 2024/25 academic year on research leave in residence in Washington, D.C. Congrats!

March 28, 2024

Department Business Administrator Mel Keiser has received the 2023-24 Ver Steeg Award, which recognizes one outstanding staff member for excellence in working with students of The Graduate School. Congratulations, Mel!

March 25, 2024
More information about Mel's nomination can be found here.


Congratulations to CLS/Classics and Classics Cluster graduate student Sophia Elzie on her selection as a member of the 2024 Summer Session at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and award of a Field Scholarship to cover tuition.

February 27, 2024

Congratulations to Associate Professor Taco Terpstra on the 2024 publication of a Chinese translation of his book, Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions (Princeton 2019).

February 20, 2024


A brand new class, "Classics 314: Topics in Ancient Science & Technology,” is now on the books! In Spring 2024, the topic will be “Ancient Astronomy” taught by Prof. Winters.

December 8, 2023