Toni Landis Receives L&S Advising Award

Toni Landis, Senior Student Services Examiner for the Departments of  Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and African Cultural Studies, has received a College of Letters and Science Academic Advising award. Read about her nomination. …

CANES Celebrates Fall 2020 Graduates

The Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies would like to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our Fall 2020 graduating seniors. Read about four of our eight undergraduates, who share their experience and …

Meet Senior Duncan Slagle

Duncan Slagle, a senior majoring in Classics, Classical Humanities, and English, is featured on the College of Letters and Science website. Read all the details!

Help Us Fill the Hill!

CANES will be participating in this year’s Fill the Hill campaign! Donations will be accepted starting October 21 at 11am and ending October 23 at 6pm. We would appreciate your support. Read more about our …

CANES Statement Against Racial Injustice June 7, 2020

UW-Madison’s Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies stands in solidarity with those protesting racism, police brutality, and systemic anti-blackness in our communities and institutions. We reaffirm the values espoused in our departmental Statement …

Chontel Syfox Publishes Dissertation Summary

Dr. Chontel Syfox joins the CANES faculty this fall. Learn more about her research interests by reading her dissertation summary just published in the online blog Ancient Jew Review. “Rewriting and (Re)negotiating Gender: A Study …