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Bringing Out the Dead – Gardner Talk – October 24th

by September 20, 2017

“Bringing Out the Dead: Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature” Presentation by Professor Hunter Gardner from the University of South Carolina  Tuesday, October 24th 3:30pm, Tribble Hall, Room A301  Publicity Flyer

Mind the Gap – Oksanish Talk – Sept. 19th

by September 14, 2017

“Mind the Gap: Knowledge and Influence in the formation of Vitruvius’s ideal architectus” Presentation by Professor John Oksanish.  There will be italian donuts from Dioli’s!  Tuesday, September 19th  3:00pm, Tribble Hall, Room A303 Publicity Flyer 

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!

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 »

Kenyon Family Faculty Fellowship awarded to Dr. Michael Sloan, Classical Languages!

by October 1, 2015

The Wake Forest Faculty Fellowship Program is one of financial support designed to honor Wake Forest’s best teacher-scholars.  One of the endowed Faculty Fellowships, generously provided by the Kenyon Family, has been awarded to Dr. Michael Sloan of Classical Languages.  The Department of Classical Languages offers it greatest thanks for the support Read more »

Alumna Laura ‘Ware’ Adlington wins prestigious archaeology award

by November 20, 2013

The Department of Classical Languages is proud to laud Laura ‘Ware’ Adlington for her award winning dissertation undertaken at the University College, London. Degree: MSc University College, London Field: Archaeometry Degree title: The Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials Dissertation: Revelations in the Study of Medieval Stained Glass Windows: The Scientific Read more »

Prof Pendergraft Wins Award for Excellence in Advising!

by April 24, 2013
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Professor Pendergraft was awarded one of Wake Forest’s most prestigious awards, the Excellence in Advising Award, at this year’s New Student Convocation.  Congratulations Dr. Pendergraft, and thank you for your dutiful service on behalf of Wake Forest’s students!!!  More about her award can be read here and pictures can be Read more »

Professor Oksanish Wins Summer NEH stipend!

by April 22, 2013

A highly competitive NEH summer stipend has been granted to Dr. Oksanish to support his research on Vitruvius. Congratulations to Dr. Oksanish for this recognition and validation of his fascinating work!

The Fama of Professor Pendergraft


Dr. Pendergraft received a well-deserved teaching award at this year’s CAMWS convention: “CAMWS Award for Excellence in College Teaching”.  Additionally an ovatio was given for her service to CAMWS and the Classics profession.  Tibi gratulationes facimus!