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Vitruvius Seminar Meets in ZSR Special Collections & Archives

by April 13, 2018
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FIRMITAS VTILITAS VENVSTAS! Students from John Oksanish‘s Vitruvius seminar take a break from making their online commentaries on De architectura to examine the Jean de Tournes (1586) edition of Vitruvius in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections & Archives. Our thanks to Megan Mulder, Special Collections Librarian, for an excellent introduction to Read more »

Professor Amy Lather wins Hatch research grant!

by April 5, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Amy Lather! She was awarded the Nathan and Julie Hatch Research Grant for Academic Excellence.  Check out the Inside WFU article here: https://inside.wfu.edu/…/hatch-research-grant-awarded-to-a…/

Congratulations to Professor T. H. M. Gellar-Goad and Professor Amy Lather!

by March 27, 2018
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Congratulations to the newest Innovative Teaching Award Recipients, which include Professor T. H. M. Gellar-Goad and Professor Amy Lather!  This award recognizes faculty who have redesigned their courses or introduced new courses with innovative research-based approaches to teaching and used new methods and/or technologies to improve student learning. A celebration reception Read more »

NCCA Spring 2018 Meeting

by March 19, 2018
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This Saturday, the Classical Languages Department at Wake Forest University hosted the North Carolina Classical Association Spring 2018 Meeting here in Tribble Hall! Here are a few pictures from the meeting of Prof. Anthony Papalas, Emeritus East Carolina, presenting on triremes in the Persian navy.

Upcoming Event – Terence’s Eunuchus, translated by T. H. M. Gellar-Goad

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Come out to the Ring Theatre next week to see a staged reading of Terence’s Eunuchus, translated by T. H. M. Gellar-Goad! Admission is free.  Check out the poster here. March 28th 7:00pm Ring Theatre

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

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