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Congratulations to Latin Alumna, Abigail Cline (’08), on 1st Place in Essay Contest!

by October 16, 2017

Congratulations to Abigail Cline, Class of 2008 Latin Major, on winning First Place in the 2017 Lasker Essay Contest for her essay titled, “Science and cinema: from the benchtop to the big screen”!  Check out her article here.

The Ancient Olympics 2017

by October 13, 2017
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This September saw the 2nd annual Wake Forest Ancient Olympics, attended by students and alums of Professor Gellar-Goad’s first-year seminar, Beware the Ides, Beware the Hemlock: Roleplaying Crisis in Ancient Greece & Rome.  Participants recited hymns to the gods and victory odes (epinikia), dressed in chitons, feasted on authentic Ancient Read more »

Congratulations to William Morgan (’19) on Article Publication!

by September 5, 2017

Congratulations to William Morgan, Class of 2019 (Latin Minor), on the publication of his article “‘Quod Mirabilius Est’ Replacing a Fragment of Cicero’s De Re Publica” in the Aisthesis: Undergraduate Journal of Classical Studies, run by the Stanford University Department of Classics. William’s project, funded through a Wake Forest College Undergraduate Read more »

Where Have Classicists Been This Summer?


Click HERE or see below to learn more about the travels of the Classical Languages professors this summer!

Professor Michael Sloan Wins “Reid-Doyle Prize” & “Innovative Teaching Award”!

by April 25, 2017
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Feb 2017 — Professor Michael Sloan was awarded the Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching at the Founders Day Convocation on Feb. 16, 2017.  This award recognizes an outstanding faculty member in the early part of his or her career and is named after Wilbur Doyle who endowed the Read more »

News From Our Majors & Minors: Graduate School Acceptances!

by April 17, 2017
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Giuliana Savini Giuliana Savini, a Classical Studies major, has accepted an offer at Oxford for the one year MSt in Greek and Latin Language and Literature.  She applied to 8 schools (all one year masters programs) and received acceptances at King’s College, St. Andrews, UCL, Edinburgh, Durham, Oxford, Read more »

2017 Lowrie Talk

by April 7, 2017

Procolloquium: Horace Odes 3.6 Presentation by Michèle Lowrie, Andrew W. Mellon Professor – Classics and the College at The University of Chicago  Tuesday, April 25th, 3:45pm in ZSR 204  Publicity Flyer

2017 Meineck Talk


Mask As Mind Tool: The Uncanny Mutability of the Ancient Mask Presentation by Visiting Speaker, Peter Meineck, Professor of Classics in the Modern World at New York University Wednesday, April 12th, 12pm in Benson 410 Publicity Flyer 

2016 DiBiasie Talk

by October 13, 2016

Ancient Graffiti in the 21st Century: New Approaches to the Study of Ancient Wall-Inscriptions Lecture by Visiting Speaker, Professor Jacqueline DiBiasie-Sammons   Monday, October 17, 2016, noon, A301 Tribble Come and hear about what wall inscriptions tell us about life in the ancient world.  You don’t learn this from Read more »

Professors Oksanish and Sloan discuss teaching Classics at Wake Forest

by February 14, 2012

Professors John Oksanish and Michael Sloan were interviewed to discuss how they view their roles as teachers of the Classics. The interview can be watched here.