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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

Plato on the Nature of Rule

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Melissa Lane (Princeton) lectures on "Plato on the Nature of Rule" Organized by Political Theory Colloquium 

An Iranian Assyria

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Evanston

Richard Payne (University of Chicago) lectures on "An Iranian Assyria: Empire, Religion, and Social Change in Late Antiquity" Organized...

Latest News

Congratulations to Luther Snagel who has been awarded the 2019 Classics Fellowship!
Classics Cluster alum Elizabeth Hunter accepts tenure-track job at San Francisco State University
Apply to Receive the Murley Prize
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!
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