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
2019 Departmental Teaching Citation
The Department is delighted to announce that graduate student Zach Borst has been awarded the Classics Department Citation for Teaching Excellence, 2019. The department congratulates Zach on...
Professor Martelli Receives University of California President’s Fellowship
The Department is pleased to announce that Professor Francesca Martelli has received the prestigious University of California President's Faculty Research Fellowship for 2019-2020. To read more about...
Professor Gurval Honored with Eugen Weber Honors Collegium Faculty Award
The Department of Classics is delighted to report that Professor Robert Gurval has been honored with the Eugen Weber Honors Collegium Faculty Award in celebration of his outstanding...