Congratulations to our award-winners and 2020 graduates!
The Department of Classical Studies celebrated its graduates and recognized several outstanding students at our virtual Department Honors Convocation on April 23.
Register now for Fall 2020 classical studies courses!
Registration for Fall 2020 begins April 6, and we have courses for you in Greek and Roman literature, art, and history. You can also learn Latin or Ancient Greek to read ancient works in their original language.
Welcome to our new Eta Sigma Phi members!
Loyola's Iota Sigma chapter of Eta Sigma Phi initiated six new members on February 17, honored for their achievements in the study of Latin or ancient Greek.
Classical Studies Essay Contest
Enter the 2020 contest for essays written on Classical Studies topics from 2019 (full year) or 2020 (spring)! Extended deadline: submissions now due March 27!
**POSTPONED** Born Again: Alexandria's Foundation Story and Modern Colonial Imaginations
We will try to reschedule Dr. Blouin's lecture for the next academic year.
Bringing Mother Home
Dr. Krishni Burns presents on ancient Rome, multiculturalism, and the cult of the Great Mother.
Performance of Thyestes, Seneca's Horror Show
It's time for the annual Halloween tradition in the Department of Classical Studies! Furibunda Productions presents Seneca's Thyestes, a gruesome play written during the rule of the Roman emperor Nero.
Changes to the majors in Latin and Ancient Greek!
Starting in fall 2019, enjoy increased flexibility as you pursue your study of ancient languages.
Student research in Classical Studies
Classics students research ancient agriculture, Roman graffiti, and more, and present the results at national conferences.
Discover the history of Antioch
Dr. Andrea De Giorgi presents the Archaeological Institute of America's Kershaw Lecture at Loyola (Wednesday, 11/29, 7pm)
Fasces or Fascism? The Balbo Monument in Chicago
Join us for a panel discussion of the Balbo Monument, a Roman column gifted to Chicago by Mussolini. Wednesday, October 25, 5:30pm, Cudahy Science 202.
Congratulations Classical Studies students!
This year, Classical Studies students did independent research projects and won departmental and national awards!
Loyola alum lectures on shipwreck excavation in Sicily
Justin Leidwanger (Stanford University) presented "The Late Antique 'Church Wreck' at Marzamemi: Marble, Maritime Heritage, and Museum Development along the Sicilian Coast" on March 22, 2017.
Congratulations 2016 graduates and award winners!
The Department of Classical Studies celebrated its graduates and award winners at the annual department Honors Convocation.
Classical Studies Major chosen as Ricci Scholar
Stephanie Wong, a Classical Civilization major and Latin minor, spent the 2016-17 academic year in Rome and China researching opera in both countries.
Classical Studies Professor and Students Spend Summer Excavating Ancient Greek History
Professor Laura Gawlinski spent her first summer digging up artifacts at the Athenian Agora in Greece nearly 20 years ago. Now, she’s giving her students at Loyola a chance to do the same.
New opportunities for the new academic year!
Beginning in academic year 2015-16, take courses on ancient science or fulfill your Engaged Learning requirement with a Classical Studies internship!
Congratulations to our graduates and award-winners!
The Department of Classical Studies celebrated its graduates and recognized several outstanding students at the Department Honors Convocation on April 29.
Joe Goodkin performs his *Odyssey* at Loyola.
Joe Goodkin's *Odyssey*, an original composition for guitar that captures the spirit of Homer's epic poem, was performed Monday April 13 in Galvin Auditorium in the Sullivan Center.
Congratulations to our new Eta Sigma Phi members!
Loyola's Iota Sigma chapter of Eta Sigma Phi welcomed nine new members on February 23, chosen for their achievements in the study of Latin or ancient Greek.
New Guide to the Athenian Agora Museum Published by Classical Studies Professor Laura Gawlinski
Learn more about the history of this museum in Athens and Prof. Gawlinski's ongoing excavation work.
Classical Studies Alumnus awarded grant from the Archaeological Institute of America
Classical Studies students go on to do exciting things in a variety of fields. Justin Leidwanger's interest in the economic history of the ancient world led him to underwater archaeology in Sicily.
Professor Penny Livermore holds #1 spot with Rate My Professors
Rate My Professors, a commonly frequented site for college students, recently awarded Loyola faculty member Dr. Penny Livermore (Department of Classical Studies) with the number one position ranked by students. LEARN MORE