CANES back-to-school photos

The CANES department wishes you the best in the semester ahead. In honor of the first day of fall classes, please enjoy these CANES faculty & staff “back-to-school” photos: William Brockliss Bradshaw Knight Professor of …

Laura McClure Awarded Halls-Bascom Professorship

Laura McClure has been appointed Halls-Bascom Professor of Classical Literature Studies. This honor recognizes McClure’s many contributions to the University and includes five years of academic research funding. McClure is also a Senior Fellow with the …

Jeff Beneker Co-Edits New Volume

Jeff Beneker has co-edited a newly published volume titled, Plutarch’s Unexpected Silences: Suppression and Selection in the Lives and Moralia. Description: The act of recording anything is at the same time an act of silencing. Choices are …

CANES Majors Earn Scholarships

Three undergraduates with majors in the department have been awarded scholarships made available to Letters & Science students for the 2022-23 academic year. There were 680 applicants for 175 scholarships. Each of the CANES students …

Alumnus Joe Goodkin Serenades Students

Joe Goodkin captivated Classical Mythology students with a series of beautiful ballads called, “The Blues of Achilles” – a 35 minute performance of original songs with lyrics inspired by Homer’s epic poem, “The Iliad”. Read …

Graduate Students and Alumni Present at CAMWS

PhD students Amie Goblirsch, Kate Melberg, and Marina Grochocki, along with alumni Ximing Lu and Mason Wheelock-Johnson, presented at the most recent Classical Association of the Middle West and South meeting which took place March …