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Professor Pendergraft awarded Excellence in Teaching at the Collegiate Level at this year’s SCS Conference

by January 22, 2018
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At the Society for Classical Studies conference this January 2018, Professor Mary Pendergraft was recognized with an award for Excellence in Teaching at the Collegiate Level.  Unfortunately due to winter weather, she was unable to attend the conference to accept the award, but fortunately her colleague, Professor John Oksanish, was Read more »

A Symposium of Ancient Greek Poetry

by December 15, 2017
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On December 13, the department hosted a symposium of Greek poetry in which students of Greek lyric recited their own translations of Archilochus, Alcaeus, Alcman, Sappho, Mimnermus, Tyrtaeus, and Simonides and students of Greek tragedy performed excerpts from Euripides’ Heracles and Bacchae.  Check out the pictures from the event by scrolling below or click Read more »

The New Roman

by December 13, 2017
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Check out the exciting project of CLA 272 student, Lauren Tarde! Lauren designed a New Yorker style cover that explores some of the key themes found in Juvenal’s Satires, a series of poems from the early second century CE which provide caustic commentary on the morals and practices of Roman society at Read more »

Introduction to the Lyriki

by December 12, 2017

This site is the product of an undergraduate course in archaic Greek lyric poetry at Wake Forest University. All content is student-generated and designed to initiate the curious into the study of a fascinating corpus of poetry via clear and accessible discussions. https://greeklyricpoetry.wordpress.com/ 

Upcoming Event – A Symposium of Ancient Greek Poetry – Dec. 13th

by December 4, 2017

Upcoming Event – A Symposium of Ancient Greek Poetry Wednesday, December 13th  4:00-6:00pm Tribble A301  Snacks will be served!  Publicity Flyer

Professor Pendergraft wins Award for Excellence in Teaching Classics at the College Level!

by November 16, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Professor Mary Pendergraft, who has been recognized by the Society for Classical Studies for Excellence in Teaching at the Collegiate Level! Sic itur ad astra!  Read more about it here. 

Upcoming Event – Castra Non Casta: Women and the Roman Republican Army – Nov. 28th

by November 10, 2017

“Castra Non Casta: Women and the Roman Republican Army” Presentation by Professor Dominic Machado  Tuesday, November 28th  3:00pm, Tribble Hall, Room A301 Publicity Flyer 

Upcoming Event – Relocating Andromeda: Greco-Roman Myth and Heroes in Roman Iudaea, Syria Palaestina, and Arabia – Nov. 30th

by November 2, 2017

“Relocating Andromeda: Greco-Roman Myth and Heroes in Roman Iudaea, Syria Palaestina, and Arabia” Presentation by Professor Robyn Le Blanc from the University of Greensboro  Thursday, November 30th 3:30pm, Tribble Hall, DeTamble Auditorium Publicity Flyer 

Upcoming Event – Gellius, Pliny the Younger, and the Reception of Quintilianic Rhetoric – Nov. 14th

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“Gellius, Pliny the Younger, and the Reception of Quintilianic Rhetoric” Presentation by Professor Scott DiGiulio from Mississippi State University  Tuesday, November 14th 3:30pm, ZSR 204  Publicity Flyer 

Welcome to Wake Forest University, Dr. Amy Lather!

by September 26, 2016
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Please help us welcome Dr. Amy Lather, the new Assistant Professor of Classical Languages! Dr Lather joins the department from the University of Texas, where she completed her PhD with a dissertation entitled, “Sense and Sensibility: The Experience of Poikilia in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought.” Her research focuses on Read more »

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