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,...

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Last minute change: Amy Richlin's final Jerome lecture from Rome, "Uranian Love Goes Underground" will be on zoom only. Join here https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s8G1f6qeTUap5WtezTYDVA

Congratulations to Giulia Sissa on the publication of A Cultural History of Ideas in Classical Antiquity, co-ed w/ Clifford Ando, in the Bloomsbury A Cultural History of Ideas series
Giulia Sissa also has an essay in the volume entitled "The Human Self"

Amy Richlin at her second lecture of the Jerome series at the Villa Lante (Finnish Academy): "Billy Johnson of Eton: Classics, the Closet, and the Schools". With a suitably impressive backdrop!