The UCLA Department of Classics is one of three Humanities departments at UCLA ranked in the top ten nationally in the last National Research Council report. Classics forms the foundation for the Humanities. Philology, philosophy, government (including democracy), the theater, linguistics, archaeology, literary theory and many other fields have their origins in the Classics. The UCLA Department of Classics has a robust undergraduate and graduate program. Each year we teach an average of 2,000 undergraduate students various aspects of Greek and Roman culture, literature, philology, archaeology, and history. We have a dedicated and diverse faculty of scholars and teachers,...Learn More About Us
Dr. Sharon Gerstel Honored By Hellenic Society Of Constantinople
The Greek Reporter USA announced that Dr. Sharon Gerstel, Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology, will be honored by The Hellenic Society of Constantinople on Saturday, February 2 at the organization’s...
Department Statement on the 2019 AIA – SCS Annual Meeting
The Department of Classics at UCLA strongly condemns the racist actions that took place at the 150th Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies held in...
Distinguished Professor Amy Richlin wins Goodwin Award
The Department of Classics is delighted to announce that the Society for Classical Studies has awarded Distinguished Professor Amy Richlin a C.J. Goodwin Award of Merit for...