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Classical Antiquity in the News


Stories recommended by faculty and students

France asks for Greek and Latin to be included in UNESCO’s ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ list

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Classicizing Chicago

From the late 1800s, Chicagoans from all walks of life and with widely varying measures of familiarity with the classical sources have found elements of the ancient past useful for making meaningful contributions to their own struggles and ventures. The Classicizing Chicago Project is building a digital archive of examples of this cultural mingling across time and space.

Upcoming Events

Classics in the Public Sphere

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Join us for the public lecture "Classics in the Public Sphere" with Dr. Sarah Bond and Dr. Donna Zuckerberg. 

Latest News

Congratulations to Luther Snagel who has been awarded the 2019 Classics Fellowship to study abroad at Paideia Institute’s Living Greek in Greece program!
Northwestern Classics to host pilot “Public Classics” workshop in partnership with the Society of Classical Studies
Congratulations to Classics major Dawei Wang for his acceptance into Oxford's MPhil program in Modern Middle Eastern Studies!
Interview with Professor Taco Terpstra
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